Gilles Vanhouwe joined the Brussels Office of Verlinvest in 2018. As investment team member, he is involved in the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities, and provides ‘hands with’ support to the management of portfolio companies on specific strategic and operational projects.

Before joining Verlinvest, Gilles worked as a Manager for Bain & Company across Europe, Americas, Asia and Africa. At Bain, Gilles worked with several Consumer Goods and Retail companies on a variety of topics. He has deep experience in Commercial Strategy, Customer Experience and Organization Design. Gilles also has experience as Customer Marketing Manager working for Mars Inc. Belgium.

Gilles holds a Master in Civil Engineering from Ghent University and a is certified Scrum Master.

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