Member of the Board of Directors
Emilie van de Walle de Ghelcke is Head of Legal at Sofina, a family controlled investment company listed on Euronext Brussels.
Before joining Sofina, she was a member of the Brussels Bar since 2005. She joined the corporate and finance practice of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in 2009 where she advised Belgian and international clients on domestic and cross-border public and private M&A transactions, corporate governance matters, corporate restructurings, joint ventures and financial law advisory.
Emilie van de Walle de Ghelcke joined Sofina in 2016. As Head of Legal and Compliance Officer, her practice mainly covers M&A transactions, advice on corporate governance and listed company matters, group compliance and legal matters as well as external communication. She is also part of the core team leading the implementation of Sofina's ESG strategy.
Ms van de Walle de Ghelcke was appointed director at Bekaert in May 2016.