Staff Profile – Joost Roelens


Joost Roelens


Legal Counsel


  • Ghent University and Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (Masters in Law)
  • Université de Lausanne (Masters in European and International Economic Law)


Work experience:

  • Legal Counsel at Ghent University Technology Transfer Office
  • Legal Advisor at FPS Economy (Information Society)


Favourite thing about your job:

It is great as legal counsel at IgnitionOne to constantly be in touch with innovative products and great people and to contribute to the global success of the company.

Goals for 2013:

Offer a hands-on approach and pragmatic legal advice for all IgnitionOne issues.


Windsurfing and swimming.

Favourite Holiday spot:

Florianopolis, Brazil. My in-laws live there.

3 Interesting facts about yourself:

  1. I was a swimming champion in my youth years (seems like a long time ago…)
  2. I made my first own website in wordpad in 2002
  3. I play the drums


Favourite Quote:

Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero (Seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the next day – Horace)

Joost on the water

Joost in the air

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