Bruno Wattenbergh

Rôle :
Modérateur & économiste - LN 24
Entreprise :
LN 24

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26 years of business practice as a consultant, a manager or a leader for private and public enterprises offering services to small and medium enterprises. Specialization in reengineering and development of public institution supporting businesses.

  • 16 years of practice in General Management position (transforming and developing).
  • 11 years Teaching strategy & entrepreneurship in business schools in Brussels and abroad.
  • 9 years of daily Business chronicles on the radio.

Some achievements :

Creation of the first TV Broadcast on entrepreneurship in Belgium : series of 8 times 90 minutes following 6 candidates creating their business in one month.
5ft year on BelRtl (the largest French-speaking radio in Belgium) every morning on business.

Coaching young innovative entrepreneurs at MIT Sloan – Boston at the occasion of the Entrepreneurs Development Program in 2008 & 2009.
Creation and development of the Brussels Enterprises Agency (public institution) based on the merger of 2 public institutions (Technopol & Ecobru). Actual staff of 50 people, budget > 5.3 million€ – Chief Operation Officer – (2002 – …).
Reengineering of the Brussels Guarantee Fund – member from 1997 – Commissioner of the Government from 2002 to 2007- CEO from 2007 – … (30 millions € guarantee given to banks in 2009 for SME’s loans enabling a leverage of 40 millions€ of loans).
Reengineering of the Technopol of Brussels (2001) : New vision – mission statement – business model & Business Plan – merge with another institution.

Matrix of post merger opportunities of cross selling and synergies in the banking / insurance sector for products targeting SMEs (Post acquisition of HDP by P&V).

Development of professional lobbying for an association defending SMEs.

Many SMEs clients on the field of financing the activities.

Specialties: Strategy, management & teaching on :
– SME and new ventures needs, financing of SME;
– Public institutions targeting enterprises;
– Strategy & entrepreneurship.