About us

Our vision

To expand our organisation within our niches in order to pursue market leadership and to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. We focus on a people-oriented culture in which we can fulfil the ambitions of both our employees and our customers.

Board of directors

Jan-Gesquire

Jan Gesquière

Chairman of the board

  • Enterprising financial generalist
  • Helicopter view
  • No nonsense, hands on
FDP

Frank De Palmenaer

CEO ABO-Group

  • Visionary
  • Entrepreneur
  • Multidisciplinary jack-of-all-trades
Marion Debruyne (roze) en Katleen De Stobbeleir (rood)

Katleen De Stobbeleir

Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, non-executive director

  • Eager to learn
  • Researcher at heart
  • Energetic
Pasfoto_Paul Decraemer

Paul Decraemer

Charmain of the audit committee, non-executive director

  • Focused on new trends and technologies and developments in sustainability, health and nutrition
Feliciaan De Palmenaer-min

Feliciaan De Palmenaer

Non-executive director

  • Digitalisation
  • Automation and technology
  • Computer Science
Blandine Proriol-min

Blandine Proriol

Non-executive director

  • Focus on communication
  • Developing strategies
  • Passion for finance

Executive committee

FDP

Frank De Palmenaer

Chief Executive Officer

Johan Reybroeck

Chief Financial Officer

Sébastien Gori

CEO ABO-ERG Holding

History

ABO-Group Environment was founded in 1995 and has since grown into a company with more than 400 employees spread over Belgium, the Netherlands and France.

1995

Creation of ABO

Soil studies and remediation

1998

ABO-ERG

Geotechnics

2007

Geosonda

Fieldwork

2008

ABO-Milieuconsult

Soil studies and remediation

2010

Geosonda

Fieldwork

2012

Sialtech

Drilling

2014

Translab

Asbestos and geotechnical laboratory

2014

ABO

Brussels Euronext stock exchange listing

2016

Geomet

Geotechnics

2019

ABO-Innogeo

Geophysical research

2020

Subgeo

Geophysical research

2021

GEO+ Environnement

Soil, environment and water

2021

Geosonic France

Sonic drilling

Corporate social responsibility

people

People & Culture

People-oriented and result-oriented
Learning culture
External partnerships: governments, universities, knowledge centres, EU, etc.

innovatie

Innovation & Growth

End-to-end solutions for soil and geotechnical studies
Local expertise, global reach
Introduction of a new technology, supported by a wide network of government agencies, universities

focus

Focus & Performance

Focus on our expertise
Pursuit of market leadership
Machine modelling: our equipment adapts to any surface, depending on the project