The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles is also a “multidisciplinary team” composed of experts, winemakers , journalists , communication officers, dedicated to the world of wine.
Baudouin HavauxChairman of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
Chairman of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles and managing director of Vinopres, Baudouin Havaux is an agricultural engineer and a trained wine maker. He took over Vinopres, the communications agency founded by his father Louis Havaux, in 1994. He is the publisher of Essentiel Vino! and DM Vino! and is a journalist with ‘La Libre Belgique’ and RTBF.
Thomas CostenobleDirector Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
An agricultural engineer and trained wine maker, Thomas Costenoble has managed the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles virtually since its inception. His training as a wine maker gives him in-depth knowledge of the industry and allows him to organize the competition’s tasting sessions seamlessly and efficiently.
Géraldine GérardCommunication with producers
Géraldine Gérard speaks French, English and Dutch and has worked for the competition since 2001. She liaises with producers, from entries through to results dispatch
Stefania Manfredi BassoEvent Coordinator (Contact with Tasters)