Laurent Janssens

Laurent Janssens joins Callens, Pirenne, Theunissen & C°

Patrick Soenen
24/01/2019
Laurent Janssens
Laurent Janssens joins Callens, Pirenne, Theunissen & C°

Information technology plays an increasingly leading role in every company and organisation. Mitigating IT risks and delivering benefits are therefore increasingly essential to the success of a company or an organisation.

Callens, Pirenne, Theunissen & C° has developed a wide range of IT audit and advisory services in recent years. In addition to meeting statutory and regulatory requirements our aim is to advise our client’s governance bodies (board of directors, audit committees…) and executive management in the management of business risks related with digital transformation.

Philip Callens, CEO and partner, is pleased to welcome Laurent Janssens as IT Audit Director: "Thanks to IT audit and consultancy, we’ll expand our existing customer base and strengthen our business. The extensive industry competencies of our experts allow us to offer global solutions for clients. With offices in Brussels, Antwerp, Kortrijk, Hasselt, Namur and Verviers, we can serve customers from all regions of the country in a qualitative way.”

Laurent Janssens brings in-depth knowledge in auditing and IT consulting, based on 25 years of experience in IT related services as consultant or interim manager. Laurent has carried out various assignments, such as IT management, project and portfolio management, IT audit, risk management, business transformation, security and GDPR projects in a wide range of business sectors, namely the financial sector, non-governmental organisations, public sector, utilities, healthcare, real estate and transport. Patrick Soenen as board member fully supports the expansion: "The collaboration offers a unique opportunity to develop a dynamic team of IT audit and advisory experts to meet the current and future challenges of our customers." 

Laurent, together with Yves Carlier, will provide IT audit and advisory services to our customers by developing the service portfolio in IT Governance, IT audit, IT risk management, GDPR/DPO as a service, information management, cybersecurity.

About Callens, Pirenne, Theunissen & C°

Since 1936 Callens, Pirenne, Theunissen & C° has been a major player in Belgium’s top 10 audit and accountancy firms with a strong sector-oriented approach. Known for the personal approach and integrity and independence the company is highly valued by its customers.

About Crowe Global

Crowe Global is the 8th largest network of public accounting, consulting, and technology firms worldwide. Under its core purpose of “Smart Decisions – Lasting Value” Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with audit, tax, risk and advisory services. The network consists of more than 220 independent accounting and advisory services firms with 33.000 professionals in more than 130 countries around the world. For almost 100 years, Crowe Global distinguishes itself in the market by bringing smart decisions that deliver lasting value to clients and the communities where we live and work.

For more information, contact
Philip Callens, philip.callens@callens.be
Laurent Janssens, laurent.janssens@callens.be
Patrick Soenen, patrick.soenen@callens.be