Co-Founder of PrivateLending, a B2B peer to peer lending platform based in Belgium.
From 1994 to 2014, Benoît was the Senior Vice President in charge of Continental Europe at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management division of the State Street group.
Benoît spearheaded the development of SSGA in the region and grew the business from scratch into:
- a profitable book of business representing $ 200 billion of AUM,
- a pan European business with presence in several jurisdictions and relationships with more than 500 institutional investors .
Prior to joining SSgA, Benoît was a Senior Auditor at Deloitte, Touche, Tohmatsu, one of the leading accounting firms, where he was responsible for auditing brokers, banks and various industrial companies.
Benoît holds a BA in Finance and Economics from the HEC in Brussels, a Masters in Taxes from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, and he passed the degree of the European Association of Financial Analysts.
Benoît is an active shareholder in several Belgian startups, My Micro Invest, Zen Car, Auctelia,
He is a regular speaker about intergenerational management, generation Y, illiquid investments and alternative financing mechanisms.