Wim Ottevaere holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Antwerp (UFSIA), Belgium. From 1978 until 1989, he held various positions in finance and administration within the Dossche group. From 1990 until 1992, he served as Finance Director of Vanhout, a subsidiary of the Besix group, a large construction enterprise in Belgium. From 1992 until July 2006, Wim was Chief Financial Officer of Innogenetics, a biotech company listed on Euronext. Wim joined Ablynx in August 2006.