Our leadership

 

Our
dean

Marion Debruyne

Marion Debruyne

Our general director

Patrick De Greve

Patrick De Greve

Our
chairman

Frans Muller

Our vice-chairman

Louis Jonckheere

General Council

The General Council is responsible for the strategic and financial governance of the School and all its structural changes. The General Council also functions as a sounding board for the Board of Directors. Its members represent various socio-economic entities, the alumni network, the associated universities and faculty of the School.

  • Mr Frans Muller, Chairman Vlerick Business School and President & CEO Ahold Delhaize
  • Mr Louis Jonckheere, Vice Chairman Vlerick Business School and Co-founder and CPO Showpad
  • Baron Luc Bertrand, Chairman of the Board of Directors Ackermans & van Haaren
  • Mr Dirk Bontridder, Group Executive Vice President Eurofins
  • Prof Dr Robert Boute, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Prof Dr Dirk Buyens, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Prof Dr Veroniek Collewaert, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Prof Dr Herman Daems, Chairman KU Leuven
  • Mr Patrick De Greve, General Director Vlerick Business School
  • Prof Dr Arnoud De Meyer, University Professor Singapore Management University (SMU)
  • Prof Dr Katleen De Stobbeleir, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Mr Ivan De Witte, Chairman Europe Hudson
  • Prof Dr Koenraad Debackere, Managing Director University Administration and Central Services KU Leuven
  • Prof Dr Marion Debruyne, Dean Vlerick Business School
  • Mr Floris Deckers, Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board Deloitte Holding
  • Mrs Virginie Delbaere, Marketing & Innovation Manager Crop's
  • Dr Roch Doliveux, Honorary Chairman Vlerick Business School
  • Mr Frank Donck, Managing Director 3d investors
  • Prof Dr Frank Goedertier, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Mr Karl Huts, Director Katoen Natie
  • Mr Alex Joos, Managing Director Group Joos
  • Prof Dr Barney Jordaan, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Mr Dirk Lannoo, Vice President Katoen Natie Group
  • Mr Matthias Lannoo, Chief Executive Officer Lannoo Editors
  • Prof Dr Ignace Lemahieu, Director Research Department Ghent University
  • Prof Dr Wilfried Lemahieu, Dean Faculty of Economics and Business Administration KU Leuven
  • Mrs Julie Lietaer, Co-Chief Executive Officer European Spinning Group
  • Prof Dr Mathieu Luypaert, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Mr Hans Maertens, Managing Director Voka Flanders' Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Prof Dr Leonardo Meeus, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Mr Michel Moortgat, Chief Executive Officer Duvel Moortgat
  • Mrs Lieve Mostrey, Chief Executive Officer Euroclear
  • Prof Dr Steve Muylle, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Prof Dr Carine Peeters, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Mr Gustaaf Sap, Director Cecan
  • Prof Dr Luc Sels, Rector KU Leuven
  • Mr Duco Sickinghe, Managing Partner Fortino Capital
  • Mr Joost Uwents, Chief Executive Officer WDP
  • Mr Jean-Paul Van Avermaet, Chief Executive Officer bpost
  • Mr Hans Van Bylen, Chairman Ontex Group
  • Prof Dr Dirk Van Damme, Visiting Professor Ghent University
  • Mr Felix Van de Maele, Chief Executive Officer Collibra
  • Prof Dr Rik Van de Walle, Rector Ghent University
  • Mrs Leen Van den Neste, Chief Executive Officer VDK Bank
  • Prof Dr Walter Van Dyck, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Prof Dr Mieke Van Herreweghe, Vice Rector Ghent University
  • Prof Dr Patrick Van Kenhove, Dean Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Ghent University
  • Mrs Conny Vandendriessche, Co-Owner House of HR
  • Mr Thierry Vanlancker, Chief Executive Officer AkzoNobel
  • Em Prof Dr Louis-H. Verbeke, Honorary Chairman Vlerick Business School
  • Prof Dr David Veredas, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Prof Dr Ann Vereecke, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Em Prof Dr Marc Vervenne, Honorary Rector KU Leuven
  • Mrs Inge Vervotte, Managing Director Emmaüs
  • Mr Frank Vlayen, Chief Executive Officer Waterland Private Equity
  • Prof Dr Michael Vlerick, Assistant Professor Tilburg University
  • Baron Philippe Vlerick, Chief Executive Officer Vlerick Group
  • Prof Dr Mark Waer, Chairman of the Board University Hospitals Leuven
  • Mr Luc Wynant, Lawyer Van Olmen & Wynant 

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors supervises the output and strategy of the School and supports the School in various areas. Its composition reflects continuity with the past, association with our parent universities, openness to civil society, and participation of the international business world.

  • Mr Frans Muller, Chairman Vlerick Business School and President & CEO Ahold Delhaize
  • Mr Louis Jonckheere, Vice Chairman Vlerick Business School and Co-founder and CPO Showpad 
  • Prof Dr Filip Abraham, Partner Vlerick Business School
  • Mr Patrick De Greve, General Director Vlerick Business School
  • Prof Dr Kristine De Valck, Associate Dean HEC Paris
  • Prof Dr Koen Debackere, Managing Director University Administration & Central Services KU Leuven
  • Prof Dr Marion Debruyne, Dean Vlerick Business School
  • Dr Jean-Luc Deleersnyder, Former Chief Executive Officer Europe Sibelco
  • Mrs Joëlle Huijnen, Business Operations Director Optiver
  • Prof Dr Ignace Lemahieu, Director Research Department Ghent University
  • Prof Dr Sophie Manigart, Faculty Dean Vlerick Business School
  • Mr Rudy Provoost, Founder Yquity
  • Dr Hein Schreuder, Chairman Ecorys
  • Prof Dr Luc Sels, Rector KU Leuven
  • Mrs Michèle Sioen, Chief Executive Officer Sioen Industries
  • Prof Dr Julio Urgel, Professor IE Business School
  • Prof Dr Rik Van de Walle, Rector Ghent University
  • Baron Philippe Vlerick, Chief Executive Officer Vlerick Group
  • Prof Dr Yang Yao, Dean National School of Development, Peking University

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for the day-to-day management of the School.

  • Prof Dr Marion Debruyne, Dean
  • Mr Patrick De Greve, General Director
  • Prof Dr Filip Abraham, Focus Domains Dean
  • Prof Dr Sophie Manigart, Faculty Dean
  • Prof Dr Filip Roodhooft, Research Dean

Accreditations
& Rankings

Equis Association of MBAs AACSB Financial Times