IT and Facility Director
Peter Dierickx is IT and facility director at Maria Middelares, a 641 bed general hospital in Ghent (Belgium). Peter is a master of science in mechanical engineering with a phd in biomedical and clinical engineering and he has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare. Through supportive leadership Peter drives his IT and facility team to excel in safety, quality, hospitality and innovation. Under his leading role in the domain of FMS (Facility Management and Safety) the hospital was Joint Commission International Gold Seal certified in 2016 and recertified in 2019. During the COVID-19 crisis Peter’s leadership and the agility of his team demonstrated once more to be a great asset for the organization in the continuous efforts to improve and efficiently create a clean and safe environment for patients and staff.