Lieven BERTELS is an experienced executive manager with academic qualifications and an international career in a/v technology, arts, entertainment and tourism spanning over 20 years. Having graduated in Arts History and Musicology at the University of Leuven in 1993, he received a Master of Arts degree in Composition and Production at the University of Durham (UK, ’94). He then started his career as a freelance record producer and became a lecturer and later head of the Audio Department of the Brussels Film, Radio and TV School RITCS. He briefly engaged in PhD research on Musical Mimesis in Recording (Univ. of Surrey, UK) whilst becoming producer at Belgian Classical Radio channel Klara.
In 2022 he joined the Immersive Experience team at tech giant Barco (EBR: BAR) to help define and build the future of image technology for museums, festivals, venues and pop-up experiences.