Lisboa, 3 e 4 de Maio

Georges NoŽl


Director of Research, Public Affairs and Development

Minervastraat 4
BE - 1930 Zaventem
Europe A

Georges NoŽl has been involved in the private equity and venture capital industry for over 14 years and between 2002 and 2003, was the Secretary General of the Belgian Venturing Association (BVA).

NoŽlís professional experience in private equity has encompassed a range of roles and responsibilities at various private equity houses, including: CAM Private Equity, the Cologne-based fund of fund (Board Member from 1998 and Associate Partner since 2002); Ostbelgieninvest AG, Eupen (Managing Director since 1989); Fortis Private Equity NV, Brussels (Director since 1995); and Origo Management, Antwerp (Partner since 2003). NoŽl realises his professional activities through his management company, Cofino SA.

Prior to his involvement in private equity, NoŽl was CFO and Member of the Executive Committee of the industrial group NMC sa in Eupen (between 1982 and 1993). He held various positions in the sphere of corporate banking at Gťnerale de Banque, Belgium (now Fortis Bank) and was Managing Director of its German branch, Belgische Bank between 1971 and 1981.

NoŽl is a qualified banker (Diploma of Bankkaufmann, Germany). He sits on the board of a Nasdaq listed company, is Past-President of the Belgium Venturing Association (BVA) (2003) and of the IMD Alumni Club of Belgium (1999-2002), and was Member of the EVCA National Venture Capital Associations Committee (2000-2003).