Elena Debbaut

your hands-on, business transformation specialist
+25 years operational practice & upskilling

Operational Restructuring Change Management Solutions Implementations

My Services

operational turnaround consulting

Operational Improvement

Making people and processes to work better.

implementation consultants

Turnkey Implementation

Delivering quality results.

interim management - Iterim COO - Interim CTO - Interim CMO

Interim Management

Operations - Technology - Marketing

crisis management

Crisis Management

On-site emergency response, operational & cross-functional recovery.

turnaround strategy consulting


A cost-effective approach to capacity building, operational excellence & sustainable results.

consulting and mentoring - marketing operations and technology

Consulting & Mentoring

Certified specialist skills in marketing, technology, business operations.

About Me

Hi There

Use my proven, hands-on operational experience for mandates such as turnaround & operational restructuring, performance improvement, digital transformation, divestment.

What I can do best for you:
• change organization while it is operating (RTB & CTB)
• transformation of business & processes (digital, technology, people)
• on-site optimization of all aspects of a business, while adding self-funding new capabilities, products and services.

+ 25 years of operational practice and business development.

Elena Debbaut
Major Works
Danone, BrauUnion, Holcim, Lafarge

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Delivering Results.

When you need it most.

Free Initial Consultation

My Skills:
a strong, hands-on operational advantage

My specialist skills and aptitudes are constructed in such a way that will comfortably allow to assist and protect your business interests.

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Started in 1990 as a working student.

Developed a broad range of deep functional & technical expertise as well as P&L entrepreneurial attitude by taking advantage of new technologies, new market trends, and business opportunities.

Academic & vocational degrees (scientific + technical + humanities) completed with international certifications in the management of complex projects and programs: Prince2, MOP Management of Portfolios, M_o_R Management of Risks. Other professional accreditations & certifications in marketing, accounting, operations, strategy. Proven know-how & specialist skills:

• process & business architecture
• web / eCommerce / online development
• sales / marketing / digital / social media
• P3O project program portfolio management
• accounting / EBITDA / P&L

Let's talk

Native fluency: French, Romanian, English.

Business Communication
[Microsoft Office/Lotus: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Visio]
Marketing & Sales
[SalesForce, SAP, MS Dynamics, other Cloud, SaaS, CRM, ERP]
Full Stack Web Development, eCommerce
[HTML, PHP, MySql, image processing, web analytics, UX]
IT & Technology
[general software engineering]
Operations & Processes, PMO
[Prince2, Agile, MOP, M_o_R, P3O, crisis & change management]
Financial Accounting & Data Visualization
[Symbiant, IBM Watson, JReport]

I see both big pictures & granular details.

Free Initial Consultation

My Projects Portfolio since 1990:
mid-market businesses
& multinationals

For almost 30 years, I contribute to enhancing projects and implement the right solutions in complex situations such as incident & crisis management, operational restructuring, recovery of failing projects. I usually work in Task Force teams of 2-5 per engagement.

Industries & sectors:

• consumer goods & retail services
• B2B2C information technology & services
• traditional + digital marketing / media
• CPG, FMCG manufacturing
• heavy industry

My approach: a cross-functional, on-site implementation.

Elena Debbaut - business vision

Solutions Implementations
cross-functional & on-site

Recovery Mandates
Up to 200 Million Investment
Up to 5'000 Involved People
Years of Experience

My Clients Know:
just made it better

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