Lutgart Van den Berghe is executive Director of GUBERNA (Belgian Governance Institute) and Extra-Ordinary Professor in Corporate Governance at the University of Ghent. She is a Partner of the Vlerick Business School where she served as Chairman of the Competence Center “Entrepreneurship, Governance and Strategy” for many years.
She has an extensive governance experience gained as member of the Belgian Commission for Corporate Governance and non-executive Director in several companies, such as Belfius. At EcoDA (European Confederation of Directors’ Association), she is a Member of the Board and chairman of its policy committee.
Formerly she served as a non-executive Director of Proximus (Belgium, 2004-2016), Electrabel (Belgium, 2003-2014), the ING Group (The Netherlands, 1991-2003), KLM (The Netherlands, 2001-2004), Solvay (Belgium, 2003-2007), CSM (The Netherlands, 1998 -2010), SHV (The Netherlands, 1997-2013), Capco nv (Belgium, 2000-2003), DVV (Belgium, 1995-1997), member of the Audit Committee of the Flemish Government (2000-2004) and Chairman of the Proximus Foundation (until 2005). She was also a Member of the Advisory Board of Lazard (Benelux, 2007-2010).
Lutgart Van den Berghe is doctor in Business Economics of the University of Ghent (Belgium).