Geert has a university degree in Commercial Engineering (University of Leuven), a master degree in Business Administration (Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School) and a university degree in Corporate Tax (University of Antwerp). After a first work experience as corporate account manager with a Belgian bank, he joined Lessius, where he was nominated partner in 2003. With Lessius, he gained, in a wide variety of sectors, an extensive experience in all major phases of the corporate life cycle (“from the cradle to the grave”). He executed numerous assignments from different perspectives: not only as financial and strategic consultant and M&A-advisor, but also as CFO, as private equity manager, and as independent board member. Geert joined BDO Corporate Finance in July 2014, where he focusses on M&A advisory.