Mr. Frederik Verhasselt has 15 years of experience in the field of security, investigations, intelligence and risk management both within public and private security organizations. He started his career as Officer with the external services of the Belgian Security and Intelligence Service. Before joining Umicore, Mr. Verhasselt worked as a manager for large consulting firms such as KPMG and Deloitte. In that position, he was involved in various national and international assignments regarding crisis management, fraud investigations, corruption cases, (business) intelligence and physical security.
Mr. Verhasselt holds the following qualifications:
Mr. Verhasselt is currently the Corporate Security Officer (CSO) of Umicore and is mandated to protect the employees, assets, information, integrity and reputation of the group. Umicore is a leading global materials technology company, which develops cutting edge technologies and deals with materials of high intrinsic value.
Umicore is aware that companies need to be vigilant about dealings with third parties, ensuring that they are not involved in activities such as corruption, money laundering and the illicit trafficking of raw materials and finished goods. In that regard, the screening of business partners, transactions and origin and destination of the goods and materials ensure that dealings are performed in accordance with the laws and regulations.
The CWIT project is of great importance for everybody since the reduction of illicit waste trafficking will decrease pollution in various locations around the world and have a positive impact on the resource scarcity in Europe
Umicore is a materials technology group. Its activities are centered on four business areas: Advanced Materials, Precious Metals Products and Catalysts, Precious Metals Services and Zinc Specialties. Each business area is divided into market-focused business units. Umicore focuses on application areas where it knows its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy can make a real difference, be it in products that are essential to everyday life or those at the cutting edge of new technological developments. Umicore’s overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on this ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils its mission: materials for a better life. The Umicore Group has industrial operations on all continents and serves a global customer base; it generated a turnover of EUR 8.8 billion (EUR 1.9 billion excluding metal) in 2006 and currently employs some 17,000 people.