Meet the Govrnor's Team

Xavier Pansaers

Co-Founder & CEO

Co-Founder and Chief Visionary, Xavier is the driving force behind Govrn®. He loves to keep his hands full by participating in the development of the software, marketing, and customer experience strategies.


Jean-Louis Van Houwe


Jean-Louis loves taking on new challenges. With his multi-year experience as Monizze Founder & CEO, Jean-Louis has helped the company to get where it is today. Jean-Louis is among the best minds.


Ludovic Laffineur

Head of Product


Sebastien de Salvador

Senior Developer (Full Stack)


Joanna Filip

Jr Developer (Full-Stack)

Sacha Vandermeersch

Business Development Director


The Board Of Directors

Olivier de Puymorin, Chairman

French serial entrepreneur with 40+ years of experience, Olivier have launched, scaled & sold many ICT companies. The very last is  Arkadin  (1000+ employees) sold to NTT Domoco. 

Xavier Pansaers, CEO

Xavier is board director of different tech companies in which he is hosting different practices like pricing, growth & fund raising strategies.

Alexis Cornu-Thenard

Board Director

Alexis has 20 years of experience as Group CFO at fast growing companies in the SaaS, Tech and Telecom industry such as Arkadin (now part of NTT) and Exlinea (Jardine Group). He held several positions in Europe (London, Paris), North America (NYC) and Asia (HK) where he was instrumental in opening new countries and setting up the proper governance in a global organization. Alexis Graduated from Sup de Co Amiens Business School in France.

Jean-Louis Van Houwe

Board Director

Jean-Louis loves taking on new challenges. With his multi-year experience as Monizze Founder & CEO, Jean-Louis has helped the company to get where it is today. Jean-Louis is among the best minds.


Jean-Baptiste Escoyez

Independent Board director

Jean-Baptiste holds a Master of Science in Computer Engineering. He mainly focus on the product and technical side of the ventures. He recently served as CTO at He is now CEO at Flexio, a tool that automates paperwork for entrepreneurs. 

The Advisory Board

Thierry Jansen

Thierry have an extensive experience and expertise in B2B technology products and services. Let's name some of your past and current mandates : General Manager Econocom, Chairman of the Board at Real Dolmen, Chairman of the Board at Dfakto, Founder & Chairman of Board at Co-station, former CEO of SWITCH Apple Stores.

Thierry Bosly

Partner and Head of White & Case Belgium and Luxembourg practices, Thierry Bosly also serves as Head of the Firm's Private Equity section for the EMEA region. Thierry is a highly experienced lawyer, with a national and international practice that focuses on corporate and finance transactions. Widely recognized as a leading practitioner in his field, he advises major banks on complex debt restructurings, acquisition finance, regulation of factoring, securitizations and insolvency-related matters.

Nicolas Hollanders 

Nicolas is recognized as a expert in governance design and succession planning. He advises companies and families in the fields of shareholder strategy, governance, executive recruitment, selection and executive succession, family talent assessment, philanthropy, and continuity planning. He serves today as the Chairman of a family holding structure controlling a large international industrial group.

Our locations


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Gorvn® Belgium - Brussels (HQ)
✉ 18, Avenue Roger Vandendriescche 1150 Brussels - Belgium

Brussels is the heart of the European corporate governance & International affairs and is hosting the largest community of experts in governance technology and regulation technology.

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Govrn® France - Paris 

✉ 66, Rue de Miromesnil 75008 Paris - France

Paris is one of the largest cities in Europe hosting some of the largest global companies where decisions are made daily by their Boards & Compliance Teams of Experts.