Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management


Laurent Gheeraert, International Business Field Project Director


Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
Professor of Finance, Managing Director at QTEM Masters Network

Laurent started his career as Consultant with McKinsey & Company Benelux where he was involved in strategic, operational and organizational projects across various industry sectors. He took a leading role in some of the firm’s major assignments in South Africa (heavy industry) and the Middle East (Islamic banking). Among other things, Laurent has also been a strategic advisor to AWEX (Walloon Export Agency) on Islamic Finance matters.

As a Scientific Researcher with the Solvay Brussels School (ULB), Laurent wrote a thesis on the impact of the financial systems on economic development.

Laurent holds a Masters in Business Engineering and a Ph.D. in Economics & Management Science from the Solvay Brussels School (ULB). His is also Professor of Finance at the Solvay Brussels School (ULB) and regularly teaches in executive programs (MBASolvay, in-company trainings)

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