William Blomme holds a master degree in Applied Economics from UFSIA and an INSEAD degree (International Director Program and Transition to General Manager) as well as an EHSAL master degree in Taxation and a CEPAC master from Solvay Business School.
William started his career in 1981 with Deloitte and he was promoted in 1997 Audit Partner. As certified CPA for Euronext listed companies he has 33 years of experience in audit, interim management, special investigations, M&A, business optimization and corporate governance. He has a proven track record in international financial reporting in Manufacturing, TMT and Life Sciences stock listed companies.
From December 2014 untill July 2017 William assumed the Group CFO function of GBL Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (with an assets value of 18 biliion EU). William has gained three years of experience as Managing Director of GBL Finance & Treasury (responsible for the ABB TOTAL 650mio EU, buy back bond ENGIE 1bn EU, inaugural 7-year bond of 500mio EU), Director in 16 group companies in Europe, Advisor in the portfolio committee of Ergon Capital and Member of the Investment Committee. Currently William is an independent Director and a Member of several Advisory Boards.
William is a Certified Director of Insead, Guberna and ILA Luxembourg, a Member of the Advisory Board of the non profit Goods to Give and of the start up Multiminds (Big Data and Digital Analytics) and an non-executive Director – Business Advisor at GBL Verwaltung.