Philippe Defreyn

Philippe Defreyn

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Philippe Defreyn

Managing Partner

Philippe’s areas of expertise are general management, operational efficiency and corporate governance. He has managed various private equity bodies with the responsibility to supervise their commercial and communication strategies from the development stage to implementation.

Philippe joined EVCA in 1999 and was its Chief Operating Officer between 2004 and 2011. Being responsible for delivering the association’s strategy and the day-to-day management of the secretariat, he oversaw a substantial growth in both member base and the professional services that EVCA delivers to its members. He had a specific interest in European Mid Market Buyout, through his vertical responsibility of this part of the EVCA membership.

Prior to this, Philippe co-organised Flanders Technology – the main technology fair in Belgium.

Philippe holds a PhD in Organic Medicinal Chemistry, attended the INSEAD International Executive Programme, and started his career as University lecturer and researcher.
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Team

  • Philippe Defreyn
    Philippe’s areas of expertise are general management, operational efficiency and corporate...
  • Javier Echarri
    Javier advises private equity players, policymakers and regulators and is board member...
  • Mirela Ene
    Mirela's areas of expertise are research on the Private Equity industry, from measuring...
  • Didier Guennoc
    Didier's areas of expertise are evaluations and modelling of investors' portfolios, investor...
  • Jo Maertens
    Jo brings expertise in both Public and Private Equity. Jo gained experience in the venture...
  • Thomas Meyer
    Thomas' focus is the development of risk measurement models and investment strategies...