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Ief HPD18

Ief Leroy holds a Master degree in Chemical Engineering of the University of Antwerp, Belgium and a post graduate in Business Administration of the University of Brussels along with several certificates and trainings in Process simulation technology, Safety etc. 

He started his career in design and projectmanagement of CAPEX process based projects as Installation Contractor, Engineer and EPC Contractor. 

He had increasing responsibilities up to the Director and Global level for local and world wide Engineering Companies and Contractors. 

The changing playing field in the life science industry with rapid changing demands for Infrastructure - and process design made lead him and his associate Veerle to incorporate VILS together.

Vils is an engineering company focussing on Process Architecture, Projectmanagement and Engineering of Process linked projects in the Life Science Industry with a unique combination of both design engineers and manufacturing experts.

The new ideas and approach made the company grow rapidly to the team of over 20 life science experts currently serving a broad client base from startups, scale-ups up to mature life science companies throughout Europe.

Ief currently serves as Managing Partner for VILS and Managing Director for VILS International.

Ief is married to Leen. The world is a village is their credo.

After 2 years’ work in Switzerland, they have moved overseas in the recent months towards the greater Toronto area to continue the international adventure.