Gilles Heirbaut – Project Manager
Gilles Heirbaut joined Horsten International right after his graduation in 2021. After his Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Linguistics, with English and Chinese as his main focus languages, he spent two years studying Chinese language and culture in Xi’an and Xianyang. After returning to Belgium, Gilles graduated from the University of Antwerp with a Master’s Degree in Organisation and Management. During that time, he was introduced to Horsten while doing an internship as a junior consultant.
With his entrepreneurial mindset and language skills, Gilles combines his two academic backgrounds as a project manager for Horsten. His responsibilities include market research, marketing and communication. Moreover, he is responsible for the business development of MyChinaWeb, the first Belgian-established marketing agency that focuses on Chinese online media.
In his spare time, Gilles likes reading books or doing sports such as judo, fitness and jogging.