Hans is the managing partner at Clairfield in Belgium, which he joined in 2009. In addition, he is also a member of the Clairfield International board. Hans has more than 25 years of banking and corporate finance experience.
His expertise includes buy-side and sell-side assignments and MBOs and IBOs in the energy & utilities, telecom, real estate, and infrastructure sectors. He has extensive experience in structured finance, financial restructuring, strategic advisory, valuations, and PPP and has been involved in most of the significant Belgian PPP deals.
Hans began his career at Leuven University and moved to Generale Bank in 1992. In 1997, he co-founded the corporate finance division at Deloitte & Touche Belgium. Hans was a partner in corporate finance for KPMG until 2007. Before joining Clairfield, he was head of M&A for Belgium at NIBC Bank. Hans is the chairman of the Belgian Association of Financial Analysts and serves on other boards.
Hans holds a masters in applied economics, a masters in management, and a degree in tax. He is a certified European Financial Analyst (FSA accredited).