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

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