Elco van Grotenhuis
Dutch entrepreneurial CEO and M&A consultant with around 30 years of international experience. Former CEO/VP of Allibert/Keter Europe and SVP of Huhtamäki and Ziegler Logistics.
Also founded and successfully sold his own company as well as those of others. Multilingual NL/FR/EN/D and with a creative and problem-solving spirit. He holds an MSc. from the Technical University of Delft and a financial MBA from EMLyon Business school and is a former winner of a Worldstar for Packaging.
His main areas of expertise are:
- Corporate Strategy, including Mergers & Acquisitions
- Pre-sale optimisation and/or post-merger integration
- Change management (sales, marketing & manufacturing)
Sector expertise: Household durables, FMCG, plastics, consumer packaging (plastics, paper & metals), composites/technical textiles, pharma, consumer electronics and logistics.
Vinciane De Wulf
With an MA in Political Science from UCL (University of Louvain-la-Neuve), Vinciane has always been passionate about the diamond & jewellery sector and its political drivers. She is a strong advocate for the improvement of human rights in underdeveloped mining countries.
Certified Gemmologist, jewellery historian, curator of international art exhibitions, she is a recognised expert in the gemstone and jewellery industry.
She utilises the brand names “Gemconsult” and “World Luxury Jewellers” to promote her expertise to SME’s in the sector. She is also the organisor of the yearly “Antwerp Jewellery Week” to promote the city as the center of international jewellery design and craftmanship: