Jean-Pierre is currently:
• Partner at New Science Ventures LLC, a New-York based Venture Capital firm which invests in early and later stage companies using novel scientific approaches in the life sciences and information technology sectors worldwide
• Non-executive board member of several companies and non-profit foundations
• Professor at ULB-SBSEM where he teaches business unit and corporate strategy, and board member of Solvay Executive Education.
From 1980 until 1994, JP was successively a consultant, engagement manager, Principal and Director at McKinsey and Co. Inc, in Paris, France. He also co-led McKinsey’s Change Management practice worldwide.
From 1999 until 2002, JP was CEO of GIB Group, the leading Belgian retail holding group and a BEL-20 company, and, from 2002 until 2013, CEO of D’Ieteren, also a BEL 20 company and a multibusiness group (Carglass Worldwide; D’Ieteren Auto, the Belgian distributor of VW Group’s car brands; and Avis Car Rental EAMEA).
Jean-Pierre is a graduate of Solvay (1970) and Harvard Business School (MBA 1973), and holds a PhD in Applied Economics from ULB (1978).