• Professor of Financial Management, Financial Markets and Financial Institutions, Global Banking, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Professor, Vlerick Business School
  • Visiting Professor, Warsaw University and several American universities
  • Chairman of the Vesalius College Brussels
  • Member of the Board of the Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • President of the Co-ordination Committee of the Belgian Financial Forum
  • Advisor of several European institutions about financial regulation

Fields of specialization:

  • Financial institutions and financial markets
  • Global banking
  • Financial management
  • European financial integration
  • Geopolitical developments
  • Public affairs

Short bio:

Freddy Van den Spiegel is Professor at VUB and Vlerick Business School and Economic Advisor for several European institutions such as the European Banking Federation and the Federation of European Asset Managers. He is a well-known presenter at many international conferences.

From 2000 until 2011, he was Chief economist of BNP Paribas Fortis and in charge of the European Affairs department. Before, he was Managing Director of Fortis Investments.

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