Meet our team!

Step into the world of the Glenaki Travel Angels, each with a unique passion and skill set. With expertise ranging from PR wizards and marketing maestros to social media strategists, digital geeks, luxury market specialists and event creators, we’re here to be your colleagues on the Benelux market.

Birgit Defoort

Managing Director
Marketing Campaign Specialist
Luxury segment Lady

Once International Marketing Manager at VisitScotland, Birgit now enjoys travel, leisurely strolls and savouring global culinary delights. The visionary behind Glenaki since its start in 2003, she takes on the role of the “Upper Angel.”

Speaks: NL – FR – ENG – SP 
Tel./WhatsApp: +32 477 58 35 58

Beatrice Mondelaers

Innovation and Digital Manager
Travel trade / MICE Specialist

Before Glenaki, she orchestrated marketing magic as the marketing manager at Thomas Cook Belgium. Her love for culinary escapades, techy trinkets, wacky Christmas jumpers, and the radiant energy of positive people always keeps her spirits high.

Speaks: NL – FR – ENG – SP 
Tel./WhatsApp: +32 496 15 81 68  

Kristien basting

All-around PR Manager
Family travel Specialist
Newsletter Ninja

Loves walks at the beach, singing with her musical band and sunny terraces. As the first member of our Glenaki dream team, she boasts an impressive 18-year tenure with the company. 

Speaks: NL – FR – ENG – DE
Tel./WhatsApp: +32 473 21 47 80 

Emilie Bruynbroeck

PR manager, specialized in TV productions
Database Coordinator
Captain Planet Protector

Emilie has this never-ending curiosity that drives her to set off on trips, all with the goal of making the world a better place. Alongside her love for travel and all things sustainable, Emilie’s into gardening, spending time with her loved ones and savouring amazing food!

Speaks: NL – FR – ENG – DE – IT
Tel./WhatsApp: +32 477 96 30 86

Lisa Van den Acker

Social Media Expert
Event Wizard
Plant mom of the office

A natural optimist at heart. Lisa embodies the spirit of adventure, cherishes catching sunsets and is always keen on going on nature walks. She is always plotting her next journey, even if she still has to embark on the current one.

Speaks: NL – FR – ENG
Tel./WhatsApp: +32 475 63 60 28

Emma Verhaeghe

360° Influencers Expert
Content Queen
The Data Girl

Emma takes delight in discovering new and unique destinations, documenting her findings on her own travel blog. With a devoted passion for chocolate, she indulges in hot cocoa year-round. You’ll often find her exploring every corner of our picturesque country, Belgium.

Speaks: NL – FR – ENG – SP
Tel./WhatsApp: +32 484 70 45 67

Lieven Lekens

Digital strategy Maestro
Newsletter Architect
SEA Wizard

After working for Liberty TV as an online marketeer, he started his own agency 20  years ago. For the past 15 years, he has been an integral part of the Glenaki Travel Angels team. Lieven’s zest for exploring Europe alongside his son and daughter is matched only by his appreciation for fine Belgian beer, his commitment to social causes, and the serene enjoyment of his garden.

Speaks: NL – FR – ENG
Tel./WhatsApp: +32 475 51 70 43

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