Our history

Experts since 1992

1992

Bernard De Caevel founded RDC Environment with Prof. Alfons Buekens (VUB).

1996

RDC Environment carries out its first cost-benefit analysis in the context of setting up a recycling scheme for used batteries in Belgium.

1999

RDC Environment finalises the first version of its RangeLCA software, a tool with features unmatched by other LCA tools.

2002

First JAVA environmental assessment tool.

2013

Bernard De Caevel becomes the sole shareholder again.

2012

RDC Environment launches Instant LCA TM Packaging.

2012

RDC Environment launches its first web tool, Instant LCATM Textile.

2011

RDC Environment becomes part of the Intertek Group.

2020

Frédéric Michel, Director of RDC Environment, becomes a partner in the company.

2022

RDC celebrates its 30th anniversary!

Summary

RDC Environment is :

  • A team of twenty engineers and economists with a passion for sustainable development
  • A multilingual team (French, English, Dutch, German and Spanish)
  • A company with a European dimension: our headquarters are in Brussels and we have a branch in France
  • A company that was awarded the eco-dynamic label by Brussels Capital Region.

Our values

An approach driven by your needs

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Reliability

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Independence

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Customer satisfaction

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Responsibility

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Team spirit

Our team

Discover our experts

Our team is formed by engineers and economists, all experts in the environmental field.

Background :

Chemical engineer

Skills :

  • LCA
  • Quality control of studies
  • Waste management
  • His vision :

    "Being serious without taking oneself seriously"

Bernard De Caevel

CEO

Background :

Management engineer

Skills:

  • Circular economy
  • Waste prevention
  • EPR
  • Her vision :

    "Organisation is the key to success"

Mélanie Coppens

CIRCULAR ECONOMY EXPERT

Background :

Economist

Skills :

  • Circular economy
  • EPR
  • His vision :

    "Our house is on fire and we look the other way" Jacques Chirac

Frédéric Michel

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Background :

Agronomic engineer

Skills :

  • Circular economy
  • Textile EPR
  • Environmental labelling and ecolabels
  • Her vision :

    "We always learn"

Isabelle Descos

CIRCULAR ECONOMY EXPERT

Background :

Bioengineer

Skills :

  • LCA
  • ISO 14040 & ISO 14044, PEF
  • Packaging
  • Her vision :

    "The only way to do an excellent job is to love what you do"

Céline Alexandre

LCA EXPERT
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Background :

Bioengineer

Skills :

  • ISO 14040 & 14044, PEF
  • LCA & Packaging
  • His vision :

    "I never lose. I either win or learn" Nelson Mandela

Maxime Dupriez

LCA SOFTWARE EXPERT

Background :

Economist

Skills :

  • Cost-benefit analysis and assessment
  • Circular economy
  • HIs vision :

    "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" Leonardo da Vinci

Tom Huppertz

ECONOMIST EXPERT
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Background :

Textile engineer

Skills :

  • LCA
  • ISO 14040 & 14044, PEF
  • Textile
  • Her vision :

    "Life is like a bicycle, you have to move forward to keep your balance" Einstein

Sandrine Pesnel

LCA EXPERT
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Background :

Chemical engineer

Skills :

  • Circular economy
  • EPR
  • End of Waste
  • Her vision :

    "Contribute, help each other, learn and have fun"

Mathilde Le Bihan

EXPERTE ÉCONOMIE CIRCULAIRE
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Background :

Electronic engineer

Skills :

  • Business development
  • His vision :

    "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" - Eleanor Roosevelt

Thiery Crispeels

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
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Background :

Environmental engineer

Skills:

  • LCA
  • ISO 14040 & 14044, PEF, EPD
  • EEE & Packaging
  • His vision :

    "The first enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge"

Johan Lhotellier

LCA EXPERT
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Background :

Economist

Skills :

  • Circular economy
  • Cost-benefit analysis and assessment
  • His vision :

    "Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see" Mark Twain

Jose Rafael Dulbecco

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Background :

Chemical engineer

Skills :

  • LCA
  • Monetisation of environmental impacts
  • R&D
  • Her vision :

    "The detail is not neutral, it is similar to the nail that holds the frame together."

Elisabeth Van Overbeke

SENIOR CONSULTANT
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Background :

Chemical engineer

Skills:

  • LCA
  • Ecodesign
  • Her vision :

    "A small effort by everyone goes further than a big effort by one person"

Emilie Deram

CONSULTANT

Background :

Management engineer

Skills:

  • Circular economy
  • Waste prevention
  • EPR
  • Her vision :

    "It is better to think about change than to change the bandage" Francis Blanche

Alice Nyssens

CONSULTANT
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Background :

Biologist

Skills :

  • Life cycle assessment
  • Circular economy
  • His vision :

    "All our actions have an impact, it is up to each of us to decide whether it will be positive or negative"

Romain Jeuniaux

CONSULTANT

Background :

Chemical engineer

Skills :

  • LCA
  • Waste characterisation
  • His vision :

    "Bonum vinum laetificat cor Hominis"

Marc De Vos

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Background :

Chemical engineer

Skills :

  • LCA
  • LCA web tools
  • His vision :

    "A green thumb to build the tools of tomorrow"

Thomas Wunderlich

CONSULTANT
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Background :

Bioengineer

Skills :

  • Life cycle assessment
  • His vision :

    " It is by spreading the good seed that a seed eventually falls into a fertile furrow" Jules Verne

Hugo Thunis

CONSULTANT
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Background :

Secretariat

Skills :

  • Commercial tendering procedures
  • Administrative work
  • Her vision :

    "Everything can be explained and everything makes sense"

Nelly Saakian

OFFICE MANAGER

Background :

Environmental engineer

Skills :

  • LCA
  • His vision :

    "The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit"

Tjok Meuwissen

CONSULTANT
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Background :

Engineer

Skills :

  • Life cycle assessment
  • His vision :

    "It's by failing that we grow"

Tom Gagneux

CONSULTANT
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Phone : +32 (0) 2 420 28 23

contact@rdcenvironment.be

Av Gustave Demey 57 – 1160 Brussels

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