Mr. De Graeve was appointed non-executive Director of Euroclear Holding SA/NV on 3 May 2019.
Bert De Graeve is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Telenet since 2014.
He started his career in 1980 with Arthur Andersen &Co and moved to the Financial Department of Alcatel Bell in 1982. In 1991 he was nominated General Manager of Shanghai Bell Telephone Equipment Mfg. Cy in Shanghai. In 1994 he became Vice President, Director Opertations, Alcatel Trade International, and later Director International Affairs Alcatel Alsthom in Paris.
In 1996 he was nominated Managing Director of the Flemish Public Radio and Television Broadcaster (VRT) and switched in 2002 to nv Bekaert sa as CFAO. In 2006 he became the CEO of Bekaert and from 2014 till 2019 Chair of the Board.
Bert De Graeve holds Master in Law from Gent University (1980) , in Financial Management at IPO (Antwerp) and a Master in Tax Management at VLEKHO (Brussels).
Bert De Graeve is also Chairman of the Board of SCR-Sibelco (B) , Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of UCB (B) and Independent Director of Euroclear Holding (B). During 12 years he was a member of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council (IBLAC) for the Mayor of Shanghai and is still a member of the Board of the Concours Reine Elisabeth.