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Team Belgium


Team Belgium can’t wait to go to Brazil! Our 22 competitors will proudly represent our country at Worldskills São Paulo. Our weapons: our unity, our courage and our smile! See you in august Sampa!

Member Organization

skillsbelgium aims to promote and develop the manual, technical and technological professions especially through the national skills competition “Startech’s Days”, by selecting the Belgian Team for WorldSkills and EuroSkills, but also with an advocacy and advertising policy for technical, technological and manual jobs. skillsbelgium accounts numerous participations to international skills competitions (8 WorldSkills and 4 EuroSkills) since its come back in the WorldSkills family in 1999. Indeed, Belgium participated between 1955 and 1973 and organized the “International Apprentice competition” in 1958 and 1969 in Brussels before EuroSkills Spa‐Francorchamps in 2012.


Team Leader Contact

Chantal Pacqué

Press Contact

Virginie Gilon
Marcom and PR Officer of skillsbelgium

Madeleine Dembour
Press Officer (Agence Kalamos)

Press Releases

Communiqués de presse (French)




Jean Aguilar
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Thibaut Dacos

Julien Darmont
Print Media Technology


Timothé Debatty
Electrical Installations



William Denayer
Restaurant Service

Justin Emontspool
Automobile Technology


Ronja Fell
Fashion Technology

Loïc Forthomme
Mechanical Engineering Design - CAD

Amélie Gillet
Painting and Decorating



Gérôme Goffin

Karrar Hussain
Web Design


Thomas Letellier
Plumbing and Heating

Thomas Leyder

Antoine Michotte
Industrial Control



Antoine Pernuit

Jordan Rubens
Graphic Design Technology

Jérôme Samyn


Davy Verstraelen
Plastering and Drywall Systems

Skills with Competitors

  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Mechatronics
  • Print Media Technology
  • Welding
  • Electrical Installations
  • Floristry
  • Restaurant Service
  • Joinery
  • Automobile Technology
  • Fashion Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Design - CAD
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Cooking
  • Web Design
  • Plumbing and Heating
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Industrial Control
  • Carpentry
  • Graphic Design Technology
  • Bricklaying
  • Plastering and Drywall Systems