Hans is the managing partner at Clairfield Belgium’s office in Antwerp, which he joined in 2009. Hans has more than 20 years’ banking and corporate finance experience. His expertise includes buy-side and sell-side assignments, as well as 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. He co-founded the corporate finance division at Deloitte & Touche Belgium in 1997. Hans was a partner in corporate finance for KPMG until 2007. Prior to joining Clairfield, he was head of M&A for Belgium at NIBC Bank. Hans is the chairman of the Belgian Association of Financial Analysts as well as serving on other boards.
He holds a masters in applied economics, a masters in management, and a degree in tax. He is a certified European Financial Analyst (FSA accredited).