Willy Vandenbrande is the founder and President of QS Consult, a European consulting agency that assists organizations in various aspects of Quality Management. His client list as a consultant includes a wide variety of manufacturing companies as well as service and non-profit organizations. He has delivered presentations at many international conferences and has written numerous articles on Quality Management.
Willy holds a Masters degree in Civil Engineering Metallurgy and a Masters Degree in Total Quality Management. He holds a Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Willy is an ASQ Fellow and an associate member to the International Academy for Quality (IAQ) and vice-chair of the Quality in Planet Earth Concerns Think Tank of IAQ.
Mr. Vandenbrande is the recipient of the 2019 Jack E. Lancaster Medal (ASQ) for outstanding leadership in promoting quality worldwide. Recent international presentations 2019 – “Quality on Steroids: Leading Disruptive Change” – 73rd WCQI, Fort Worth, TX, USA, May 2019 2018 – “Quality of the Future: Managing the Digital Disruption to Improve the Analog World” – 2nd Quality 4.0 Summit, Dallas, TX, USA, November 2018. 2018 – “Quality for a Sustainable Future” – 1st Excellence Summit Sweden, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2018 2018 – “Quality Manager 4.0: The Six Million Dollar Man?” – 72nd WCQI, Seattle, WA, USA, May 2018