Meet the TrustBuilder management team

TrustBuilder’s single biggest asset is its people. From passionate developers to a driven management team, our combined efforts make us the most flexible and reliable solutions provider on the IAM market today. Meet some of the faces responsible for our success.


Management team

Frank Hamerlinck – CEO

Frank Hamerlinck

As co-founder of global trade management leader Porthus, customer experience platform NGDATA, and strategic consulting services company innacco, Frank embodies the entrepreneurial mindset. His 20+ years of ICT experience is complemented by his position as ‘Entrepreneur in Residence’ at iMinds and coach at Netwerk Ondernemen.

Alain Fichot – CTO

Previously a director of European security practice at Unisys, Alain joined SecurIT as a business development manager in 2007.  A versatile and passionate team player with over 25 years’ experience in ICT, he went on to head up TrustBuilder’s product marketing department in 2017 and is currently our CTO.

Alain Fichot

Kris Van Opstaele – COO

Kris Van Opstaele photo

Kris Van Opstaele has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He started out as a security consultant at Deloitte and Porthus, but later co-founded secure workplace company Centix, where he took the role of COO. When Centix was acquired by Econocom, he continued combining his deep technical knowledge with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Jan Van Leuven – CRO

Developing businesses and fostering customer relationships is Jan Van Leuven’s passion. Currently our Chief Revenue Officer, he has vast sales experience as a business developer, director and sales manager at Vasco Data Security (OneSpan), Certipost and Dun & Bradstreet. Jan combines business insights with technical expertise to find the right end-to-end solution for complex ICT projects. Jan has a keen interest in international sales projects.

Jan Van Leuven