Evy Puelinckx studied at Sint Lucas in Brussels, Belgium and in Port Elizabeth, South-Africa. She obtained a Masters degree in Architecture at the University of Limburg in 1999. After her studies, Evy worked for several major international architectural offices in The Netherlands and Belgium.
Between 2002 and 2009, Evy combined her own design projects with a lecturer position at the University of Sint Lucas in Brussels. In 2004, she starts making her own tv-formats and is upcycling designer for make-over programs at VRT, VT4, VTM, Libelle TV and JIMTV. At RTV she gets her own show and at TVBrussel she becomes Head of Culture. In 2007, Evy founds the community “HetVindingrijk”, an online platform to inform and inspire and bring people together around Upcycling. In 2013, Evy Puelinckx is nominated “Minister of Upcycling”, a recognition for her fascinating carreer path as an architect, teacher, designer and tv-maker.
Today Evy offers her knowledge to companies and organisations while inspiring new generations through her lectures on Design and Circular Economy at the University of Antwerp. Evy Puelinckx Upcycling Consultancy and Design gives companies the expertise to put sustainability into practice. Companies are guided through the whole process from scanning opportunities to the realisation of a product or event, creating tangible added value for communication and marketing purposes.
Some of her clients: Samsung, KBC, Torfs, HUMO