Our Team





Luc De Langhe

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Luc founded CELforPharma in 2005 and managed its growth since then. He is the firm’s business architect, manages the leadership team and faculty relations, and is responsible for new product and business development. He has over 35 years of commercial and service development experience in the pharma industry and life sciences professional services, of which almost 30 years internationally.

Prior to CELforPharma, Luc was Vice President Europe with Decision Resources, a US-headquartered healthcare research and consulting company. Former functions include roles at Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis), Eli Lilly and Management Centre Europe. Luc holds a M.Sc. in Bio-engineering and Postgraduate master degrees in Hydrologic Engineering and Business Administration.


Edouard Demeire

Edouard Demeire


Edouard is co-founder and contributes to the firm’s corporate strategic decisions. As Managing Partner of PRISM he has almost 30 years of experience in research, teaching as well as consulting to executives in the pharma industry. His knowledge of the industry spans the whole globe and most therapeutic areas.

Edouard is Visiting Professor at CEDEP (INSEAD) and other business schools and has run hundreds of workshops for big pharma (Roche, Novartis, Eli-Lilly, AZ, etc.), as well as for many mid-sized players.  He has developed Commercial Excellence tools and co-authored articles and the book GOOD PHARMA: How Marketing Creates Value in Pharma (Corstjens & Demeire, 2014). Edouard holds a M.Sc. in Econometrics.






Annelies Swaan

Director Business Operations

Managing a team of operational staff, Annelies, who joined in 2008, is responsible for the planning and implementation of all business processes in course delivery and marketing communications. Together with Inge, she is responsible for achieving revenue and EBIT objectives with existing courses.

She holds a Master in Translation and a Postgraduate master degree in Business Administration.

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Inge Cornelis

Director Commercial Communications

Inge joined in 2017 and is responsible for marketing content, sales and developing customer relations through personal communications. Together with Annelies, she is responsible for achieving revenue and EBIT objectives with existing courses.

Prior to CELforPharma, Inge worked for 9 years at Decision Resources Group and 5 years at Materialise NV in account and project management roles, most recently as a Global Key Account Director. Inge holds a Master in Science of Engineering and a Postgraduate master degree in Business Administration.

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Sarah Nissen

Senior Programme Coordinator 

Sarah joined in 2015 and is responsible for all the communication with course participants, from registration up to post-course correspondence. She covers our courses and is in charge of all practical organisation, including contact with expert faculty, hotels, and other suppliers. 

With a background in hotel management and translation, she holds a Bachelor degree from the University of Iowa with a major in Spanish and Latin American Studies.



Lindsey Habets

Digital Marketing Associate

Lindsey joined our marketing team in early 2019 and is responsible for CELforPharma’s e-mail marketing (developing the campaigns from A to Z), as well as for the implementation of several critical tasks in marketing communications: updating the website, the follow-up of information and brochure requests, recording and reporting statistics, etc.

With a professional background in marketing administration, Lindsey holds a Bachelor degree in Communication Management and speaks fluently Dutch, English and French.



Kealeigh Steel

Course Administrator

Kealeigh joined in 2019 and is responsible for administrative tasks in the process of following up registrations up to post-course correspondence, as well as for customer service tasks during courses.

With a professional background in customer service and general administration, most recently with the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, she holds a Bachelor degree in Marketing from the Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland.



Romy Van Rompuy

Marketing & Database Administrator

Romy joined our marketing team in September 2019 and is responsible for keeping the marketing databases up-to-date and for implementing tasks towards the growth of the databases. She is also working on search engine marketing.

She holds a Bachelor degree in Marketing from Hogeschool Gent and a Bachelor degree in Cross Media Management from Karel de Grote Hogeschool Antwerpen.



Heidi Colombo

Office Administrator

Heidi joined in June 2020 and is responsible for personnel administration and office management. She is the point of contact for our office suppliers.

Prior to CELforPharma, Heidi worked for 20 years at Headline NFP. She speaks French, German, Dutch, English, Portuguese and Spanish.