Kristel is the coordinator of dual career service for elite athletes of the Flemish government. For the past 10 years, she developed an efficient network related to education, employment, elite sports, ethics in sports etc. She also developed and implemented a project which facilitated the combination of elite sport and study in Flanders. Previously she was a practionner at the ‘Dual Career’ service at Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a professional athlete herself.
Kristel was also involved as a DC expert in the Erasmus+ project “Gold in Education and Elite Sport”. She will provide her expertise on the DCDEs, ensure access to DCDEs and their stakeholders, and will help to disseminate the research results to relevant stakeholders in Flanders via the communication channels of Sport Vlaanderen.