Gilles Vanhouwe
Principal

I graduated with a master in civil engineering, but decided to start my career in strategy consulting at Bain & Company. I had the privilege of working across the five continents while at Bain, serving blue chip clients in CPG and Retail for nearly 10 years. Along the way, I got a taste of corporate life while working for Mars Pet Care as Trade Marketing Manager. In 2018, I reinvented myself as (growth) investor, after moving back to Brussels. I joined the Verlinvest team in the Summer of that year.

Today, I still leverage my experience in CPG and Retail, but also love venturing into new territory and bringing Verlinvest along (e.g. in eHealth, eGrocery, eBikes, eSports, …). The lines are blurring across industries, categories and countries, creating a ton of new opportunities for consumer-revolution investors like us. I keep an eye on whatever happens in BeNeLux, and look after portfolio companies Mutti and Liva Healthcare.

Location

Brussels

Contact

+32 2 626 98 70


Find us
Brussels

Place Eugène Flagey 18
B-1050 Brussels

Singapore

Verlinvest Asia Pte Ltd.
163 Penang Road, Winsland House 2, #04-04
Singapore 238463

New York

215 Park Avenue South, Suite 2005
New York, NY 10003

London

Suite 4.08
Summit House
12 Red Lion Square,
London, WC1R 4QH

Get in touch
© Verlinvest 2021