Frank Alaerts

Interested in any energy related topic, skilled in the development of complex energy projects, always open to an exchange of views


Master of Business Administration Open University UK, 2012 – 2016 Master of Science in Safety Engineering KULeuven Belgium, 2002 – 2004 Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering RUGent Belgium, 2000 – 2002 Master of Science in Electrical Engineering KULeuven Belgium, 1995 – 2000

Work Experience

Managing Director & Owner Entras, Belgium, 2014 – present Entras is an independent advisor for complex energy assets Maintenance and Engineering Manager of T-Power CCGT Naes, Belgium, 2012 – 2014 Member of the Management Team. Responsible for maintenance, engineering, IT and warehouse. Tasks included optimising business processes Production Manager of T-Power CCGT (440 MW) International Power, Belgium, 2010 – 2012 Member of the Management Team of the station. Responsibilities included: operations, maintenance, health & safety & environment, human resources. Operations Manager of Doel 3 NPP (1060 MW) GDF Suez, Belgium, 2008 – 2010 Health physics manager of Doel NPP (4 reactor units) GDF Suez, Belgium, 2005 – 2007 Various engineering functions at Doel NPP (4 reactor units) GDF Suez, Belgium, 2000 – 2005

Language Proficiency

Dutch: mother tongue English: very good (conversations, reading, writing) French: very good (conversations, reading, writing) German: good (conversations) Spanish: notions (conversations)


  • Business case modelling of energy projects
  • Management of electrical power plants
  • Management of start-up of a newly built power plant
  • Experience in different management functions: Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Health & Safety & Environment, Health Physics
  • Union negotiations
  • Excellent knowledge of power plants (technical & management)
  • Experience in auditing (areas: training and health & safety)
  • Emergency response
  • Set up of an ERP system and asset management program