January 2016, the Board of Directors of the BAEF has unanimously endorsed the
recommendation of the Search Committee to designate Thomas Simon (Boat of 1987)
as Executive Director of the BAEF.
creation of a part-time Executive Director position is fully in line with the
recommendations of the Strategic Planning Committee approved by the Board on
October 13, 2015.
Simon holds a Licence in Theoretical
Physics from ULB and an MBA from Harvard as BAEF Fellow. After 13 years at
McKinsey & Co, he started his own consulting firm focusing on public issues
such as urban development, research and education.
has been a long-lasting member of the BAEF MBA Selection Committee and an
active member of the BAEF Alumni Committee in Belgium.
Thomas also serves on the Board of various institutions such as:
Institute for Infrastructure Environment and Innovation, Korei vzw, Henry van
de Velde foundation, Gatti de Gamond foundation, Universitas Ltd and ULB