Nicole is seconded by the German Federal Employment Agency.
In the German Public Employment Service (Bundesagentur für Arbeit) she has been working in various positions such as Placement Officer, Vocational Advisor, Team Lead and most recently at the European Representation of the German Federal Employment Agency.
Nicole has been living and studying in the USA for a couple years. Since 2021 she lives together with her family in Belgium.
Nicole holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and a Master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Her experience includes: building up a European mutual learning programme for PES at the European Commission; benchmarking and benchlearning among PES; elaborating a European reference competence profile for PES counsellors; developing the European Youth Guarantee and implementing it with the European PES network; strategies for labour integration of vulnerable groups; gender mainstreaming in PES; analysis and coordination of negotiations on EU legal acts for the Employment and Social Affairs Committee of the European Parliament (e.g. Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions).
Until 2022, she was a member of the Cedefop CareersNet as a country expert for Germany and cooperates with the ILO, OECD and the European Training Foundation. She has been seconded by the Federal Employment Agency Germany.
Active participation of members in various training workshops, conferences, surveys, polls, social networks, etc.
The occasional provision of collaborators to take part in the AMSEP’s various activities contributing thereby to the improvement of good practices.
The designation by each affiliated PES of a contact person, a reference person representing his or her organisation, to set up and maintain a privileged and regular contact with the Executive Secretariat.
The provision of specialised staff (IT, economists, consultants, etc.) to participate in the daily management of the association and the executive secretariat, from Brussels or from the home country, over long or short periods of time.
The transmission of information by PES members to all their collaborators and staff, within their own institutions but also to their partners to publicize WAPES and its work locally, nationally, and internationally.
In this project (2021-2023), she works with Cambodian PES (the National Employment Agency). She is going to develop a performance assessment framework based on the recommendation report of the 1st phase of the project. She has been engaged with career guidance measures to help practitioners including those in the PES, as well as planning training sessions in the International Training Center of ILO (2013-2015). She also has a Master of Arts in Lifelong Learning and Career Studies.
She enjoys flower arrangement (Sogetsu school of ikebana) and is looking forward to visiting museum of fine arts and ballet spectacles in Europe.
Thierry HUORT has been seconded by Pôle emploi, the French public employment service, to WAPES since January 2020.
For more than 35 years in the employment service, he has held various positions from employment consulting to management to human resources project management.
Since 1997, Pôle emploi has also entrusted him with missions in the context of international cooperation. In this respect, he has been involved in various countries/regions: Albania, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, New Caledonia and Morocco, for which he led a Morocco-European Union institutional twinning project for the benefit of ANAPEC (Morocco PES) in cooperation with Arbetsformedlingen (Sweden PES) and GVG (Germany Assoc.).
Born in Algeria, he lived in Ivory Coast until the age of 18. After initial technical studies (Electronics), and resuming on-the-job studies, he holds a University Diploma in Educational Sciences (DUPHA “Human Potential and Learning”).
Hilde d’Aubioul joined WAPES in July 2019. She has been seconded from VDAB, the Belgian Public Employment Services of Flanders.
In July 2004 she started at VDAB as a mediator for job seekers. In October 2013 she switched jobs and started as Strategic Policy Advisor at the central office of VDAB. In this position she fulfilled a wide range of tasks and responsibilities. Among others things, she contributed to the development of the long-term strategy of WAPES and was a TAIEX speaker for the European Commission.
Prior to her career at VDAB she took on various positions in different sectors: plant virus researcher, banking etc.
Hilde has a master of science in Educational Studies and a bachelor in Biochemistry.
In her free time she likes to travel an meet other cultures .
Back in Belgium, she has been working for almost ten years at the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the EU, in the Migration and Home Affairs Service
In March 2020, a week before the start of the Covid-19 health crisis, Amada joined the Executive Secretariat team with great pleasure, as assistant to the consultants.
Mother of 2 grandchildren, passionate about foreign languages, naturopathy, and music of all kinds, she spends her free time learning, perfecting and sharing her knowledge or discoveries, and working as a volunteer for the smooth running of a Brussels concert hall.
A Spanish national, her working languages are Spanish, French, and English (Swedish in learning process).
Initially Pierre-Alain went for a three-month internship in Venezuela for his degree in Communication. However he decided to stay in this country for 12 years.
In 2014 he returned to Belgium. Developing a passion for audiovisual and cultural work, Pierre Alain first collaborated on the creation of a community television in a popular district of Maracay in Venezuela. Then together with his Venezuelan wife, he created a non-profit Socio-Cultural organization called “Fundación Socio-Cultural AUTANA” of which he was the director for 10 years. The Fundación organizes free workshops for audiovisual production, films and documentaries projections in popular neighborhoods called “barrios”, produces video reports and helps other organizations to emerge.
Pierre-Alain also holds a degree in education with mention in Cultural Development from the Experimental Nacional University “Simón Rodríguez” in Caracas, Venezuela. In his last position he worked for two years as a communication expert for the National Experimental University for Security “UNES” for the Aragua and Carabobo regions in Venezuela.
Pierre-Alain spends his leisure time with his two children helping them discover the Belgian culture.
Jacqueline is journalist by profession. She has worked for over 20 years in various organizations both nationally and internationally such as The Voice of Women association, Food for the Hungry International (FHI), Young women’s Christian Association (YWCA). She fulfilled respectively different functions such as administrative and financial assistant, management assistant and general secretary.
In June 2012, as part of her training in secretarial work, Jacqueline did an internship at WAPES, where she supported the Executive Secretariat with preparations of the World Congress in Seoul.
In addition to her mother tongue, Jacqueline speaks and writes English and French.
Jacqueline is mother of 4 children, 2 girls and 2 boys.
Executive Secretary, responsible for the function of the Secretariat, the specific activities, the cooperation between the different regions and the cooperation with partners.
Eve-Marie MOSSERAY joined WAPES last August 2018. She has been assigned by SYNERJOB and seconded from FOREM, the Belgian Public Employment Service for French-speaking Wallonia.
For the last 12 years, she has held the position of head of the training centers of Walloon Brabant (training for jobseekers and workers) with a wide representation of the activity sectors. Prior to this, she held various positions in banking, cultural and temporary employment sectors.
Eve-Marie has a master in Political Science and International Relations. She is interested in culture and she likes to go hiking in her free time.
Solidarity among PES to provide answers to the challenges they face
Connection and networking between the different PESs
A common database (contacts, skills, …)
Linking up users with PES
A cooperation fund and a participation fund so that all PES can join in our activities
PES evaluation: peer review, surveys, polls, investigations, in-depth analyses, etc
International conferences: face-to-face or online conferences
Pooling and sharing of good practices, benchlearning, with, notably, the SamPES project
A constantly updated website with documentation and information about our members and our activities
A ambitious digital platform
Dynamic social networks