Gilles De Clerck is the co-founder and Executive Partner of the EuroMena Private Equity Funds since 2004, covering the Middle East and Africa. He chairs and sits on the board of several companies in the region. His experience spans the Paper, Pharma, Banking, Insurance, Agro, Healthcare, Retail and FMCG industries.
Gilles has more than 20 years of experience in strategy and finance, of which more than 6 years were spent in the MENA region with Booz Allen & Hamilton (now Booz & Co) in the restructuring and privatization programs. He worked in France as a Senior Manager with Vertone, a leading French strategy & management consulting firm. Prior to joining Booz Allen, he worked with L’Oreal in the UAE as an Area Manager and with Price Waterhouse Coopers as an auditor.
Gilles holds a graduate degree from the ESSEC School of Management (Paris) and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from McGill University (Canada). He holds a French Baccalaureate from the Grand Lycee Francais in Beirut (Lebanon). Mr. De Clerck is fluent in Arabic, English, French and Spanish.
Gilles is born in Kortrijk, Belgium and is married with two kids.