Marnix GALLE *
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors,
Chairman of the Nomination Committee,
Member of the Executive Committee,
Member of the Investment Committee.
Completed a “Bachelor Degree in Arts & Sciences” with Economics as a major and Law as a minor at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisana, USA. He began his professional career at Cegos Belgium in 1987 as a consultant and made his first steps in real estate in 1989 (family portfolio) until 2002. He created his own company ALLFIN in 2001, which became one of Belgium’s leading real estate developers. ALLFIN Group acquired in 2014 a 29% stake in IMMOBEL, listed on Euronext Stock Exchange since 1863. ALLFIN and IMMOBEL merged in 2016 after which he became its Executive Chairman. He is also Chairman of Urban Land Institute Belgium (2015-2018) as well as Director, Member and Trustee of several leading European and American associations. He is married to Michèle Sioen; they have six children.
* Mandate executed by the company A³ Management bvba, represented by Mr Marnix GALLE.
Alexander HODAC *
Chairman of the of the Executive Committee,
Chairman of the Investment Committee.
After having obtained a degree in business engineering (Solvay/VUB), he started his professional career at Deloitte Corporate Finance-Real Estate (2005-2013) and served as Chief Commercial Officer of the Belgian residential REIT Home Invest Belgium from 2013 till 2015. In this last function he was responsible for the entire acquisition and disposal process of existing assets/ portfolios and development projects with an investment value of up to 30 MEUR and a size of 30-150 units.
* Mandate executed by the company AHO Consulting sprl, represented by Mr Alexander HODAC.
Valery AUTIN *
Chief Financial Officer.
Before joining IMMOBEL in February 2016, he worked for the real estate investor Teychené Finance, in charge of research, purchasing and financing of real estate assets in Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (since November 2012). After studying at the Solvay Business School (1996-2001) and having obtained a degree in Finance & Business Administration, he began his professional career with Arthur Andersen (which became Deloitte afterwards). In early 2008 he returned to Deloitte (after an interlude at CFE, as Chief Financial Officer of the division "International Real Estate", responsible for legal and financial structuring of real estate transactions) and became Senior Manager in charge of clients in the real estate sector and the development of the business line "Real Estate Services". Between January 2010 and October 2012 he was Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee of Ascensio. Since September 2010, he was also assistant of the course "Advanced Accounting" at the Solvay Business School.
* Mandate executed by the company Val U Invest sprl, represented by Mr Valéry AUTIN.
Nicolas BILLEN *
Head of Development.
Has joined IMMOBEL in September 2015, after an interlude of a few months (creation and launching of an internet start-up) especially allowing him to discover a new sector of activity and to complete his financial knowledge. Before, he worked for Allfin Group for nearly 7 years, first as commercial director, afterwards as development director. After his candidacies in Economic, Social and Politic Sciences at the Université Catholique de Louvain (2002), he pursued his studies at EPHEC and obtained his Bachelor in Marketing in 2004. Afterwards, he acquired a first rewarding experience in real estate as Junior Account Manager at King Sturge and joined Jones Lang LaSalle in 2004 as Account Manager. He left JLL in 2008 as Key Account Manager after having contributed to the reinforcement of the visibility of the departments “Office Agency” and “Investment” on the market.
* Mandate executed by the company Pride Rock Belgium sprl, represented by Mr Nicolas BILLEN.
Hilde DE VALCK *
Head of Project Structuring & Financing.
Joins IMMOBEL since the merger with ALLFIN Group in June 2016. In 2009, she became Chief Financial Officer at Allfin Group. She is Master in Commercial and Financial Sciences (EHSAL) and graduated from the «lnternational Management Program » of the Vlerick Business School; she started her career in 1986 at VGD Auditors. Afterwards she was, for more than 15 years, Financial Manager, then Chief Financial Officer at Group Staels, a group internationally active in the textile and clothing industry.
* Mandate executed by the company DV Consulting, H. De Valck Comm.V, represented by Mrs Hilde DE VALCK.
Karim Zouaoui *
Head of Business Development.
He served since 2013, until the absorption by IMMOBEL in June 2016, as Head of Development at ALLFIN, where he made acquisitions and major developments in Brussels and Flanders. Before he was responsible for 5 years of the new acquisitions and expansion of Ghelamco Group in Belgium. He made his first professional experience at Cetelem, specialized in consumer credit (BNP Paribas). After that, he worked over 12 years in the telecomsector where he held various management positions, specializing in the management of retail channels (wholesale distribution), B2C and Trade Marketing. He is a member of RICS and completed his degrees in marketing (RIHO, Brugge), business economics (VLEKHO, Brussels) and sales management (EHSAL, Brussels) with a Post Graduate in real estate expertise at Solvay Business School (ULB, Brussels).
* Mandate executed by the company K2 Concept bvba, represented by Mr Karim ZOUAOUI.
Rudi op ‘t Roodt *
Head of Technical Department.
He joined ALLFIN in 2013 as Head of Technical Department. Since the merger with ALLFIN, he is responsible for the technical management and smooth development of all projects of IMMOBEL. He started his career at Van Roey SA (General Contractor), where, as Project Manager, he was responsible for the execution of large construction projects (industrial, hospitals, offices, hotels ...). In 1996, he became Director of the company Vernibouw / Eribel active in the finishing of buildings. In 2006, after more than 19 years in the field of construction, he joined the real estate sector: first at CIP and CIP Luxembourg (Project Director), and later Project T & T (Operational Director). He has a Civil Engineer Training (KUL 1987).
* Mandate executed by the company 2Build Consultancy bvba, represented by Mr Rudi op ‘t ROODT.