Heleen obtained her Law degree at Ghent University in 2018. Already focusing on business related fields such as IP-law, contract law and company law.
After graduating she completed a post-graduate degree in General Management at Vlerick Business School in Brussels in 2019 which has led her to start her career in the private sector.
Heleen was able to start her career as a Global Management Trainee at AB InBev, where she continued in functions in Sales and Trade Marketing. After hours at AB InBev she co-founded a Start-Up in 2021 during Covid. After 4 years at world’s largest brewer and a leading company in the Belgian Economic landscape she wanted to combine the business acumen she cultivated with her legal background and joined Dugardyn & Partners in August 2023.
She has been admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2023.
She is fluent in Dutch and English and has a working proficiency in French.