Consultants & Experts

Geert Böttger

Dr. Geert Böttger has been working in the textile value chain for almost 30 years „from sheep to shop“. His longest stint has been with the international texile and management consulting company KSA (Germany). His industry experience includes top management postions at Girmes, formerly the largest velvet producer worldwide and at Messe Frankfurt as Vice President.

Fields of expertise
RTC General
ITS General
RTC Marketing
ITS Marketing
RTC Business modelling
ITS Business modelling

Peter-Wennekes

Peter Wennekes

Peter Wennekes worked in the textile industry for eight years and is now working in the professional textile care industry about twenty years. He is amongst others C.E.O. and Secretary General of Cinet (The Netherlands), The Federation Textile Rental and Services Netherlands (FTN), the Dutch Dry Cleaning Association (Netex), TKT, the technology knowledge centre for textile care, and EFSM, the foundation Engineering Fibrous Smart Materials​.

Fields of expertise
RTC General
ITS General
RTC Labor & Collective agreements
ITS Labor & Collective agreements

Tanja Pušić

Tanja Pušić is employed at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Textile Technology (Croatia) as a senior professor with more than 20 years of experience. She has been a representative in the International Technical Committee for Textile care from 2005.

Fields of expertise
RTC Sustainability & Environment
RTC Processing Technology

Aurelian Moraru

Aurelian Moraru is manager of Promar Textil Industries (Romania) and also of the Research Laboratory in RFID industrial applications. He has 25 years of experience in the Textile Industry.

Fields of expertise
ITS General
ITS ICT & Data Management

Gabriella Deme

Mrs. Gabriella Deme, owner and managing director of ADEKA Consulting (Hungary), has an over 20 years experience in Business Consulting, and over 5 years experience in Professional Textile Care.

Fields of expertise
RTC Marketing
ITS Marketing
RTC Business Modelling
ITS Business Modelling

Chris Carr

Chris Carr is Professor of Textile Technology, Head of School at the University of Leeds, School of Design, Leeds (UK) with more than 25 years of experience.

Fields of expertise
RTC Textiles

TP Chan

Mr. TP Chan , CEO of Systematic Laundry & Healthcare Service Pte Ltd (Singapore). He is the first Certified Laundry Manager in the Asia Pacific region by the National Association of Institutional Laundry & Linen Management USA (NAILM). In his career, TP Chan contributed to the success of various laundry and dry cleaning operations.

Fields of expertise
ITS General
ITS Marketing
ITS Processing Technology

Leon Wennekes

Mr. Léon Wennekes graduated his master in Business Administration at the Radboud University: School of Management in Nijmegen (The Netherlands). Meanwhile he works as Secretary General for CINET , running projects and other activities in the field of marketing and business development.

Fields of expertise
RTC General
RTC and ITS Logistics
RTC and ITS Marketing
RTC and ITS Market Information
RTC and ITS Business Modelling
ITS ICT & Data management
ITS Certification

Henk Gooijer

Henk Gooijer has studied Chemical Engineering at Eindhoven University (The Netherlands), with a specialization in materials science. He received his master’s degree in Chemical Engineering in 1988. Thereafter, he joined the research group Textile Technology of Twente University as an assistant. From 2004 on, he is technical project manager at TKT, The Dutch knowledge centre for the textile care industry.

Fields of expertise
RTC Sustainability & Environment
RTC Processing Technology
RTC Textiles
ITS Sustainability & Environment
ITS Processing Technology

Andre Bretas

Mr. Andre Bretas is board member at Lavemcasa and Framework and Software Engineering Director at Totvs (Brazil). His main task is software development and architecture. He has more than 20 years of experience.

Fields of expertise
RTC ICT & Data management

Ian Harris

Ian Harris is owner of Laundry and Textiles Consultancy (Pty) Limited (South Africa). Dedicated and passionate about all technical issues affecting the laundry and drycleaning industry. Current objectives to establish a National Trade Association in South Africa and build a sustainable technical and training consultancy for Southern Africa. He has more than 40 years experience.

Fields of expertise
RTC General

CINET

CINET refers to the CINET secretariat which facilitates all operations on the WOPCOM platform. If you have any questions about the platform or CINET in general you can contact the CINET secretariat.

Gediminas Mikulėnas

Gediminas Mikulenas is currently working as a technologist at Kaunas Clinic’s laundry in Lithuania. He was consulting as an expert for textile services Russia, Germany and other laundries in Lithuania. He has a lot of experience in implementing ISO 9001, ISO 9002 standard for laundry, management and development of laundry business.

Fields of expertise
ITS General
ITS Processing Technology

Cédric Dekeyser

After a two-year university degree in Electricity and 15 years in IT management in industry, Cedric Dekeyser decided to change direction by taking over two dry cleaners in 2013 in France. He created C2K-Pressing and has developed his company by redesigning all the procedures according to two major requirements: Eco-Responsibility and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Fields of expertise
RTC General
RTC Sustainability & Environment

Tom van Woensel

Tom Van Woensel is Full Professor of Freight Transport and Logistics in the OPAC group (Operations, Planning, Accounting and Control) of the department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in the Netherlands. He heads the Smart Logistics Lab, a joint effort of around 15 people doing research in transport and logistics. He is the program chair of the Bachelor Program Industrial Engineering (around 850 undergraduate students).

Fields of expertise
RTC Logistics
ITS Logistics

Ken Cupitt

Ken Cupitt has many years of experience in the laundry and dry cleaning business. He gained several degrees in laundry and dry cleaning technology and has a certificate in management. Fellow of the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) and member of the Worshipful Company of Launderers (WCL). He is now the chairman of the Council of the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) in the UK.

Fields of expertise
RTC and ITS General
RTC and ITS Market Information
RTC and ITS Processing Technology
RTC and ITS Sustainability & Environment

Frank Cheng

Frank Cheng joined Beijing Fornet Laundry Service Co., Ltd. since April 1998, and has devoted in laundry technology research, equipment maintenance, repair guidance, and software application technology for more than 20 years. He has in-depth research and have rich practical experience in the field of washing equipment operation, washing and chemical application, software development and information technology application. He is an expert in equipment maintenance management of the Fornet system, and also the main designer and promoter of the mobile internet technology’s application in Fornets’ stores.

Fields of expertise
RTC Sustainability & Environment
RTC Processing Tech
RTC ICT & Data Management

Julie (Zhu) Lijun

Julie Lijun is the general manager of Beijing Fornet Laundry & Service CO.,Ltd. and vice director of CLA (China Laundry Association).

She joined Fornet in 1998 and have the experience in the operation and management of the chain laundry shops ,especially by Franchise, also for the laundry plant.

Fields of expertise
RTC and ITS General
RTC and ITS Business modelling
RTC Marketing

Diana Vollmer

Diana Vollmer is the managing Director of Methods for Management (USA). She is an innovative effective senior consultant with extensive strategic business development, coaching, training, planning, management, customer research, analysis, sales and marketing experience. As a consultant, a CEO peer group leader, a coaching facilitator, an in-house executive, a business owner and an individual contributor, Diana has a history of success designing, managing, organizing and motivating teams to meet organizational, financial, sales and marketing goals, locally, nationally, and globally, resulting simultaneously in revenue and profitability growth.

Fields of expertise
RTC General
RTC Business Modelling
RTC Marketing

Howard Bradley

Howard Bradley has been thoroughly trained in every single aspect of textile care. He was Group Technical Consultant for Johnson Cleaners and set up their textile processing centre and center of excellence in Rugby. He is also fully trained as a garment fault appraiser and worked as a Consultant for Trading Standards International.

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