Executive Committee

  • Marnix GALLE *

    Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors,
    Chief Executive Officer,
    Chairman of the Nomination Committee,
    Chairman of the Executive Committee,
    Chairman of the Investment Committee.

    After studying economics at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Marnix began his professional career in 1987 at Cegos Belgium as a consultant. In 1989, he took his first steps in the real estate sector (family portfolio). His own company ALLFIN (°2001) became one of the leading real estate developers in Belgium. In 2014, ALLFIN Group took a 29% stake in Immobel, listed on Euronext since 1863. Following the merger between ALLFIN Group and Immobel in 2016, he became its Executive Chairman. Marnix was Chairman of Urban Land Institute Belgium (2015-2018) and is a director, member and trustee of several leading European and American associations.

    * Mandate executed by the company A³ Management bvba, represented by Mr Marnix GALLE.

  • Karel BREDA *

    Chief Financial Officer,
    Member of the Executive Committee.

    After studying Applied Economics at the KU Leuven and obtaining an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Karel began his professional career in 1999 by developing a number of internet start-ups in Europe. In 2002, he joined GDF Suez (now Engie), where he held various managerial positions in M&A and Project Finance in Europe, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. In 2011, he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer for the South Asia, Middle East and Africa region based in Dubai and in 2014 for Engie E&P in the Netherlands. Prior to joining Immobel on 1 August 2018, Karel was Managing Director Middle East, South and Central Asia and Turkey for Engie Solar based in Dubai and India.

    * Mandate executed by the company KB Financial Services BVBA, represented by Mr Karel BREDA.

  • Adel YAHIA *

    Chief Development Officer,
    Member of the Executive Committee.

    Adel joined Immobel in December 2017 and is responsible for the Development, Technical, Sales and Landbanking departments. Prior to that, he worked at AG Real Estate as head of the Residential department and co-Head of Development. Between 2010 and 2015, he was responsible for various business units at Matexi. He started his career in 2004 as a real estate developer and also worked in real estate investment banking. After studying law at the KU Leuven and holding a Master’s degree in General Management (PUB) from Vlerick Business School, he graduated in 2006 with a Master’s degree in Real Estate (postgraduate programme in Property Studies) at the KU Leuven. In 2014, he completed the “Executive Program in Real Estate” training at Solvay Business School (ULB). He has been a lecturer at KU Leuven since 2010 and at Solvay Business School since 2015.

    * Mandate executed by the company Adel Yahia Consult BVBA, represented by Mr Adel YAHIA.

  • Alexis PREVOT *

    Chief Investment Officer,
    Member of the Executive Committee,
    Member of the Investment Committee.

    After studying Urban Engineering at the École des Ingénieurs de la Ville de Paris (EIVP), Alexis began his career as a commercial engineer in the Bouygues group, where he specialised in Design Build, Finance and Operate (DBFO) regulations. In 2000, he started working as a senior consultant in the Real Estate and Capital Project Management Practice at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. With his MBA from the London Business School in 2006, Alexis joined the M&A Real Estate team of Lehman Brothers in London and Frankfurt, which focused on large European real estate companies through Investment Banking and Capital Markets. Prior to joining Immobel in 2019, Alexis was senior portfolio manager in the European investment team of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority’s Real Estate and Infrastructure department.

    * Mandate executed by the company AP2L s.r.l, represented by Mr Alexis PREVOT.

  • Johan BOHETS *

    Chief Legal Officer,
    Member of the Executive Committee.

    Johan began his career as a transactional and financial lawyer at Allen & Overy. He joined the European Investment Fund in 2005. From 2006 to the end of 2018, he worked at Dexia Group, where he was appointed as head of the Legal Mergers and Acquisitions department and from 2009, as the Group’s Deputy Secretary-General. In 2012, he was named General Counsel and Secretary-General of the group and member of the Executive Committee. In 2016, he became Chief Risk Officer and executive member of the Board of Directors. Johan holds a Master’s degree in law, a degree in Corporate Finance from KU Leuven, a Master’s degree in finance from Solvay Business School and is an alumnus of Insead’s Advanced Management Programme.

    * Mandate executed by the company Moirai Management BVBA, represented by Mr Johan BOHETS.

  • Filip DEPAZ *

    Chief Operating Officer,
    Member of the Executive Committee.

    Filip began his professional career with Citibank and continued in the financial departments of the federal Ministry of Civil Service and the Flemish Region. In 1999, he joined Swiss Life, where he became an Accounting Manager in the finance department. In the meantime, he earned a diploma in Financial Accounting (2005) from Ehsal Management School and completed the Middle Management Program at Vlerick Business School (2008). That same year, he joined the Swiss Life International Employee Benefits division in Luxembourg as a programme manager. In 2012, he returned to Belgium to become COO of Delta Lloyd Life, where he became CEO in 2016. Following the acquisition of Delta Lloyd Life by NN Insurance, he was appointed Integration Lead and COO of the merged company, a position he held until the end of May 2019. He joined Immobel on 1 August 2019. Filip is a commercial engineer (KUL).

    * Mandate executed by the company Filip Depaz Consultancy BV, represented by Mr Filip Depaz.

  • Fabien ACERBIS

    CEO IMMOBEL FRANCE,
    Member of the Executive Committee.

    A graduate of the ESTP, an international reference school for construction, Fabien began his career in 1997 at Bouygues Construction before joining SCIC, a subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts, specialising in Associate Project Management, in 1999. In 2004, he joined Bouygues Immobilier as a service centre manager in Île-de-France, where he then became regional director for Île-de-France Nord and then regional director for Île-de-France Est in 2012. Managing Director of Bouygues Immobilier’s Subsidiaries and Investments in France since 2014, he became General Manager of Housing in the Ile-de-France Region in 2017. In the autumn of 2019, he joined Immobel as Director-General France.

  • Olivier BASTIN

    CEO Immobel Luxembourg,
    Member of the Executive Committee.

    Olivier began his career in the banking sector (BACOB, 1994-1995) before joining the real estate department at Intermarché, where he contributed to the expansion of the brand in Wallonia (1995-1996). In 1997, he joined Jones Lang LaSalle, where he became the department head of the Office Department for Belgium (1997-2005) before becoming Managing Director of the group’s Luxembourg branch (2005-2011). In 2010, he combined this position with that of Head of Capital Markets for the Belux. He left JLL at the end of 2011 to join ALLFIN Group as CEO of the Luxembourg entity. Since 2018, he is also in charge of the introduction and expansion of Immobel on the German market. Olivier has a degree in Applied Economics (ULG, 1988-1992) and an MBA (ULG & Maastricht University, 1993-1994).

  • Joëlle MICHA *

    Head of Corporate Affairs,
    Compliance Officer,
    Supporting the Group.

    * Mandate executed by the company JOMI SPRL, represented by Mrs Joêlle MICHA.

  • Rudi OP 'T ROODT *

    Head of Technical Department Immobel Group,
    Supporting the Group.

    * Mandate executed by the company 2Build Consultancy bvba, represented by Mr Rudi op ‘t ROODT.

  • Lian VERHOEVEN *

    HEAD OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATION,
    Supporting the Group.

    * Mandate executed by the company LV Communications BVBA, represented by Mrs Lian VERHOEVEN.