Jury M&A Awards 2023

A small group of experienced captains of industry and experts is selected to cast their votes for each of the Awards categories.
You can read this year’s Regulations here

Lieve Creten (Chairwoman)

Board member and executive advisor in M&A, finance and strategy


Lieve has been a partner at Deloitte Belgium for more than 20 years. She was one of the founding partners of the Belgian M&A practice. Lieve is currently a board member at Barco, CFE, Telenet, Montea and Unibreda.

Philippe Haspeslagh

Honorary Dean Vlerick Business School


Philippe is also Chairman of Family Business Network Belgium and Honorary Chairman of Ardo and Capricorn Partners.

Sophie Manigart

Professor of Corporate Finance


Sophie is Professor and Faculty Dean at Vlerick Business School and advisor in entrepreneurial finance, venture capital and private equity.

Renaat Berckmoes

Partner Fortino Capital Partners


Renaat is extremely skilled in financial matters and brings a relevant connection to the financial world.

Michaël Sephiha

Journalist at De Tijd/Mediafin


Michaël specializes in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and corporate governance and has been working as an editor for De Tijd since 2003.

Pierre Demaerel

Secretary General of the BVA (2016-2022)


Pierre was Secretary General of the BVA from 2016 till 2022 and is Chairman of the Belgian Growth Fund.