Herman Daems is Chair of the Board of BNP Paribas Fortis (since 2009). He is emeritus professor at the Faculty of Economics and Management of K.U. Leuven and former Chair of the Board of Governors at KU Leuven (2012 - 2020). He has chaired the Belgian Corporate Governance Committee which sets the governance code for boards of listed companies in Belgium and he has taught at the Harvard Business School and IESE in Barcelona. He was also a member of the Executive Committee of the VBO/FEB (Belgian employers association).
Theoretical Physics and Economics at KU Leuven
PhD in Economics at KU Leuven
Fellow of the National Science Foundation (Belgium), the German Marshall Fund, the Ford Foundation and NATO Harvard Business School
Former Director at Belgacom, Telenet, Glaverbel-Asahi.
Chairman of IPEV (2006-2012)
Chairman of Barco (1999-2014)
Chairman of EVCA (2004-2005)
Chairman of GIMV (1999-2011)
Professorship in Strategic Management at KU Leuven
Director of the Cabinet to the Flemish Minister of Economics and Media (1995-1998)
Partner with a Member firm of the Boston Consulting Group (1990-1993)
Visiting Professor at the Harvard Business School (1987-1990)