"Rethink Board Management" Conference is debunking the myth around board governance featuring talented guest speakers who will share their valuable and refreshing experience.
Thursday the 23rd of June
From 5 PM till 8 PM
Snacks and drinks
17:00 - Welcome
17:15 - Introduction Govrn & speakers
17:30 - Florence Bosco "Board management in start-ups and SMEs from the CEO's perspective".
18:00 - Aubry Pierre - "Driving the Net Zero strategy from the Board of Directors".
18:30 - Hugues Bultot - "Managing the complexity of the board of directors in a multinational company".
19:00 - Marc Toledo - "Best practices in board governance".
19:30 - Cedric Brusselmans - "Introduction to the non-profit organisation ChapterZero EU
19:45 - Closing and networking
Our guest speakers
Florence Bosco, CEO Akima pharmaceuticals
Fascinated by what creates affinity between atoms to form molecules and between people to form successful projects, Florence studied chemical process engineering and joined the bio-pharmaceutical industry by the age of 22. During the first years of her professional life as R&D Engineer and Product Developer, she discovered that bringing people together around projects to reach the right competence diversity was key to making things happen. She understood that recognizing everyone’s contribution, spirit of freedom and genuine belonging to the group were the most powerful motors for organizations. When she turned 29, she became a freelance innovation leader under management company 53 people. She led several collaborative innovation projects, including one with the three academic hospitals of Brussels, before taking the position of CEO of Brussels South Charleroi BioPark, a major European biotech hub, and subsequently of Akina Pharmaceuticals, an impact drug development biotech startup with the mission of developing cancer medicines for all.
Hugues Bultot , CEO & Co-founder Univercells
As founder and CEO since its establishment in early 2013, Hugues has successfully led the company’s advancement in all activities related to business ventures. Hugues brings more than twenty years of expertise as a CEO and serial entrepreneur in the Life Sciences and Biotechnology industries to the global team of experts at Univercells Group. Prior to founding Univercells, he was CEO of MaSTherCell (a leading CMO for cell therapy), Artelis (an innovator and leader in cell culture process optimization), and Kitozyme (a world leading manufacturer of vegetable chitosan).
Aubry Pierre, Senior Advisor to Boards and CEO's & Non-Executive director
Trusted advisor to Boards & CEO's on their most high stakes issues. Deep expertise of 3 sectors: Financial Services, High Technology, Food Technology. Global experience and mindset, leading multi-cultural teams across Europe, America, Middle East and Asia. Highly experienced in technology and innovation intensive businesses. Steeped in leading edge Strategy, M&A, Governance and Transformation. Aubry works with top tier multinational companies, banks, insurers, asset managers, PE firms, family owned businesses and government entities.
Marc Toledo, Managing Director Bit4you
Marc is a serial entrepreneur, graduated in economics from ICHEC and holder of an IDP-C from INSEAD. He ran a very successful business in the telecommunications industry (Toledo Telecom) before launching Bit4you tthe first Belgian crypto-currency exchange platform. His expertise in Blockchain and smart contracts is increasingly recognized by his peers.