de Visscher, the first chairman of the Society
of Friends of Belgium in America, is the Founder and President
of de Visscher & Co., an Investment Banking and Private Equity
Firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut; a Board Member of Bekaert
N.V. in Belgium, a member of the board of the King Baudouin Foundation
in the United States, and of the Belgian American Chamber of Commerce.
He is active on many profit and nonprofit boards.
Edouard Derom started
his career as a corporate lawyer at Linklaters
De Bandt in Brussels. After graduating with an MBA and MA from
Wharton School of Business, he decided to pursue a career in
world. Currently, he works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Morgan Library & Museum, while he continues his studies at
of Fine Arts in New York.
Policy Director of International Swaps and Derivatives
oversees global credit derivatives policy and is head of Financial
products Markup Language.
Van Campenhout manages his own global equity fund,
which is based in Paris and New York City. However, he tends his
garden in Bellport, New York.
Gaston E. van
Duyse-Adam, lecturer on International Relations
at the University of Shanghai and at the University of California
San Diego, is a former Belgian Ambassador to (in succession) Bosnia-Herzegovina,
Macedonia, Egypt and Sudan, Mexico and Belize, People’s
Republic of China and Mongolia, and he served as Consul General
in Hong Kong.
Vornle von Haagenfels, former banker and financier,
now devotes her “high-voltage” energy to volunteer
work and fund-raising for various charities and civic causes,
as well as to raise five equally energetic children. Started her own company of fashion accessories, Two B's Accessories, in 2010.