Professor level 1

Ph.D. in Economics and Management

Accounting & Corporate Finance

Research topics

1. Venture capital and private equity finance

2. Venture valuation

3. Capital budgeting

4. Capital structure and financing choices of unlisted firms

Prices and awards

Best paper
Corporate & entrepreneurial finance - AFFI
Best Essay - Ph.D. section
Belgian Venturing Association (BVA)


Communications & Seminars

  • 2016: AFFI Spring International Conference, University of Liège, Belgium; Research seminar at Ben Gurion University of the Negev (scheduled), Beersheba, Israel; FMA Annual Meeting (scheduled), Las Vegas, US.
  • 2015: Research seminar at HEC-ULg Management School, University of Liège, Belgium.
  • 2014: Private Equity: Different Views - International Workshop, Université Paris Ouest, Nanterre la Défence, France.
  • 2013: 11th Corporate Finance Day, University of Liège, Belgium; AFFI Spring International Conference, EMLYON Business School, France.
  • 2012: BENELUX Corporate Finance Day, Vlerick Business School, Belgium.
  • 2011: VICO Final Conference ”Entrepreneurial Finance: the real impact”, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  • 2010: BENELUX Corporate Finance Day 2010, University of Groningen, The Netherlands; Multinational Finance Society 17th Annual Meeting, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain.
  • 2009: Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting, University of Queensland, Australia; European Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Bocconi University, Italy; AFFI Spring Annual Meeting, University of Brest, France.
  • 2008: Belgian Financial Research Forum, University of Ghent, Belgium; Scientific Seminar by Franz Palm and Sophie Manigart, University of Liège, Belgium.