Our Team

Our advice is your support. When your mission is to bring added value to the pharmaceutical industry and its stakeholders, it is important to have the best people on board to accomplish that goal. You need people who guide you through all the requirements of the IATA CEIV program, the GDP Guidelines, Temperature Mappings, Lane Validations, Changes within the organization and a lot more. Get to know 4Advice's team below.
Our Team
Our advice is your support!
Bert Elsen
Managing Director of 4Advice
Bert Elsen - Managing Director

Bert Elsen is one of 4Advice's founders. Bert started his carreer as a special services agent at TNT, where he later would become the Value Added Service Coördinator.  After a few years he tumbled into the world of pharmaceuticals. He started working at Merck as Transportation Manager. Later on he worked together with the Brussels Airport Company to set the GDP Guidelines as a baseline in the Brucargo Area. Bert is also a Senior Consultant and Trainer for IATA. He delivers consultancy and training services in the EU GDP Guidelines, IATA CP17 and the WHO Guidelines for Time and Temperature Sensitive Products. 

Over the years Bert built a broad network in the Air Cargo industry. He is a reliable person and always tries to fulfill the customers' needs. 

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Ellen Peeters
Quality Manager & Senior Consultant
Ellen Peeters - Quality Manager & Senior Consultant

Ellen Peeters is one of 4Advice's Consultants and also Quality Manager within 4Advice. She always has overview, but still an incredible eye for detail. Ellen started her carreer at Aviapartner in 1997. Throughout the years at Aviapartner she had the opportunity of learning a lot of skills from Export office administrator, to Planner, Dispatcher, Project & duty manager till GDP Quality Pilot. After her time at Aviapartner she decided to work for 4Advice. Now she shares her quality and operational experience  with all types of customers.

Ellen already guided several customers to CEIV or GDP compliancy, and a lot more to come. 

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Arnaud De Bakker
Senior Consultant / Operations Manager
Arnaud De Bakker - Senior Consultant / Project Manager

Arnaud De Bakker has taken up the role of Senior Consultant / Project Manager at 4Advice.  A 26-year veteran at one of the world’s biggest independent Airport Handling Companies, Worldwide Flight Services, he grew through several positions at WFS Brussels (office agent, warehouse manager, security-training-quality manager) and ending as Global Standards and Assurance Manager. 

He has acquired a vast experience and knowledge in different fields of air cargo (pharma, perishables, live animals, security, auditing, projects, training, …) during his previous career which he will now gladly put at the disposal of the esteemed customers of 4Advice.

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Niels Declerck
Niels Declerck - Junior Consultant

Niels joined the 4Advice team in 2018, after he finalized a warehouse-project as part of his internship he performed at 4Advice. He studied Logistics Management at Thomas More Mechelen and has a big intrest in Supply Chain, Logistics and People. In his first year at 4Advice he was immersed in the IATA CEIV and GDP Guidelines, as well as performing temperature mappings in warehouses, trailers, containers, ...

He plans on becoming an essential link in every companies supply-chain. 

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