Founded in 2001 by successful entrepreneurs from the e-finance sector, Approach was immediately recognized by the banking industry as a very promising player in the areas of Cyber-Security and Secure Development.
Thanks to its unique spectrum of expertise, Approach can propose solutions covering the full value chain of cyber security, from strategic decision down to deep technical design and implementation.
Approach's vision is to deliver solutions across the whole LifeCycle of information security and risk management, from assessment and advise, through implementation and management, to training and coaching services.
We help our customers to secure their business from governance to infrastructure and development, in classical markets like finance, retail, etc. but also new ones based on emerging technologies like mobile applications, smart cities, IoT, etc.
Nowadays, our customer base ranges from the largest multinationals to public institutions. For some of our clients we are in charge of the full end-to-end development, operations, support and maintenance of their secure applications. We have also developed another side activity that we fully manage: ATLAS Assignment Manager (SaaS) which is a global mobility HR software.
Our team is made up of certified security experts, CISM, CRISC, CEH, ISO27001 Lead Implementers, with strong track records and successful missions in large and complex environments.
Approach is growing at a sustainable pace. In 2018, our turnover has reached 7M€ for around 60+ people.
Our company has two locations. Our headquarters are located in the NewTech area of the AXIS PARC close to Louvain la Neuve and we have a second office in Antwerp.
The company is privately held and has access to a strong capital base. Our reference shareholder and Chairman, Michel Akkermans is a serial entrepreneur, skilled investor and the former CEO of Clear2Pay, an innovative e-finance company focused on delivering globally applicable solutions for secure, timely electronic payments.