Software is the means - not the goal

About us


We are Nordend

We are Nordend, your ultimate partner for maximising the potential of your spatial data. Whether you’re dealing with a bumpy road analysis, pinpointing ideal locations for new businesses, or mapping health service providers, we transform complex data into actionable insights.

Data can be overwhelming, but we make it manageable. We prioritise your problems and aim to find a practical solution, from processing data to moving it between models. Regardless of your sector, be it government, health, marketing, construction, education, or surveying, we synthesise all your data elements and guide you to your destination.

We strive for exceptional results, going beyond average to deliver powerful data applications and valuable integrations. Let us be your compass in the world of spatial data modelling.

We’ve been a dedicated Partner of Safe Software since our inception in 2019, earning our Bronze Partner status in 2022. Another interesting fact: Nordend is a 4609 metre high mountain on the border of Switzerland and Italy. We guide your organisation to the top!



Jelle De Zwaef

Jelle De Zwaef is the driving force behind Nordend. He has worked for utilities, geographical institutes and private companies all over the world. His great passion: to deliver extremely concrete solutions through consultancy and training. His speciality? Converting, validating and analysing data with FME® (Safe Software). As a cartographer, he comes up with clever solutions for data visualisation. And thanks to his Business Process Management training, he involves all aspects of your organisation in his Nordend creation.

Marnick Clé

Marnick Clé is FME consultant for Nordend. With a master's degree in geography and a fondness for FME, GIS and data in general, he integrates effortlessly into any project. He thoughtfully and purposefully works through problem sets so that client and process are aligned. His focus is on using FME Form and FME Flow to create a customised solution that meets all the customer needs. As a seasoned multitasker he is ready to answer all your questions.

Jasper Wisbecq

Jasper Wisbecq is FME consultant for Nordend. With a master's degree in Geomatics, Jasper started his career in the domain of aerial mapping and 3D-acquisition. In this field, he often used FME to speed up processes and solve problems. Later on in his professional life, he helped monitoring BIM projects. His specialty? Manipulating CAD, BIM, 3D and raster data with FME.

Matthias Holemans

Matthias Holemans is a GIS consultant at Nordend. After obtaining his master's degree in geography, Matthias started working as a surveyor in the dredging & offshore industry. After 2 years of international experience, he decided to work as a topographical consultant at the railways. As a result, Matthias has acquired a lot of experience in collecting and processing GeoData, always with the quality of the data in mind. His mission is to translate the customer's wishes into FME in order to obtain a high-quality finished product.

Margot D'haemer

Margot D'haemer is a BIM consultant at Nordend. Her career started in the field of processing point clouds. This data was used, among other things, to create 3D models for the client, mainly using CAD and GIS software. There, she also got to know FME as a useful tool to perform operations and checks on such data. With her background as an industrial engineer in construction (option surveying), she has just that little bit more to use FME to handle construction-related projects.

Sione Janssen Whiteman

Sione Janssen Whiteman is a Data Engineer at Nordend. With her master's degree in fundamental mathematics, she is a wiz at problem-solving and logical thinking. She enjoys turning data into a visual result. As an industrious young professional, she is happy to help you work out the best solution for your (geo)data.

Warre Gevers

Warre Gevers is a Data Engineer at Nordend. With a master's degree in theoretical physics and a dose of youthful enthusiasm, he is adept at solving complex and abstract problems. As a young professional, he guarantees precision and perseverance, ready to solve problems and expand his knowledge. This driven mind does not shy away from any challenge, ensuring the correct handling of every project.

Christophe Collard

Christophe Collard is an FME consultant at Nordend. He holds a Master's degree in geomatics and has accumulated years of experience in GIS, CAD, surveying and mapping within university, public and private contexts. As a 'Certified Professional', he uses FME Form and FME Flow on a daily basis to manage and automate complex processes or in the creation, management and analysis of (geo)data.

Johan Vanmeert

Johan Vanmeert joins Nordend as Telecom and Fiber Optics Consultant. He has 20 years of experience on an international level. Last decade, he was involved in the management of a fiber optics network and infrastructure. He focused on streamlining and improving the processess and procedures around, and raising the quality of the documentation of, the fiber optics infrastructure. Johan decided to join Nordend because of the dynamics of the company, its people, and the values they stand for.

Caroline Van Gucht

Caroline Van Gucht is an experienced FME Consultant at Nordend, with a background in bioengineering and GIS. She loves new challenges and looks for efficient solutions that meet client expectations, leveraging her expertise in GIS and FME software. Caroline's experience in the sewage industry, where she was responsible for database and model development, reinforces her versatile employability in the utility sector.

Dries Verdoodt

Dries is an FME consultant at Nordend, with experience in both public and private organisations within the GIS domain, including internationally. He is a 'Certified Professional' in FME Form and develops tailor-made processes for managing geodata. As an FME Trainer, he likes to explain this in a clear and understandable way.

Patrick Koning

Patrick Koning started in the construction industry and developed a passion for drawing with AutoCAD. His interest in automation led him to VBA and AutoLISP, which led to expertise in AutoCAD automation and later the discovery of FME. His experience with data migration projects at companies such as Essent, Gasunie, Tennet, and ProRail made him specialised in data quality. Today, Patrick diligently improves functionality and decision-making in companies by optimising data.

Jacoba De Zwaef

Jacoba is HR & Office manager for Nordend. She likes organisations that are in motion, because simplifying workflows gives her energy. Contact her if you have any questions about payroll, invoicing or accounting at Nordend.