Steven is a visionary and a solution finder, who transforms companies’ real estate assets into opportunities. A Cradle-to-Cradle accredited architect, Steven has led major award winning architectural projects internationally and circular economy projects in the real estate sector since 2011, with his consultancy company Lateral Thinking Factory.
Gwenn is an agricultural engineer specialized in sustainability economics. After a few years abroad in the cooperation and development sector, she started working at BIGH to develop aquaponics and short circuits. Responsible for optimization and fish farming, she establishes the fish production strategy and the development of future aquaponic farms.
Assistant Manager of Aquaculture
François’ academic background in marine biology and practical experiences in aquaculture has brought him much expertise in fish behaviour and rearing. His dedication for sustainable aquaculture, especially towards aquaponics, allows a smooth management of all daily tasks concerning the rearing of fish at the farm and the recycling of their valuable nutrients.
Our horticulture manager Cassian, brings his expertise concerning in production techniques and watch over horticulture management of our greenhouses.
Assistant manager of horticulture
Joe’s extensive experience in organic farming enables him to run all horticulture tasks within the farm. He is continuously optimising the production of herbs in the greenhouse and oversees the maintenance of the outdoor garden all the while bringing a positive energy to the team.
Customer Relations & Logistics Manager
Julia takes care of our customer relations and logistics to make sure that orders run smoothly at the farm and that customers are happy with our services. She has a background in European Politics and specialised in Food Studies at the University of Gastronomic Sciences which makes her a versatile actor in our company. Her multilingual background and understanding of sustainable food chains help her navigate her daily tasks.
Jens De Laet
Sales & Marketing Manager
Jens’ pragmatism and multilingual capacities brings a vital efficiency to everything that touches orders and
sales at the farm. His engineering background
and his passion for a sustainable lifestyle make him
a great addition to the team, allowing the best aspects
of BIGH’s vision to become possible.
Barbara has a degree in Multilingual Communication
but her professional background has led her to
specialize in event organization. She will go the extra mile
(in three different languages!) to make or realize
your best ideas for events on the farm!
Mathias De Vos
The bio-engineering background of Mathias combined with his focus and organisation give him the keys to manage the farm’s operations and its team. This happens through his experience in aquaponics techniques, in different languages and (as much as possible) with a great smile!