ACCINNO Invest nv/sa was founded by Guy Remans in 1997.
Guy has built extensive experience in M&A and Business Development, Private Equity and Real Estate investments, and in Corporate Governance effectiveness as director, observer or advisory board member in more than ten boards of directors of profit and non-profit organisations.
His background includes more than twelve years with a business services multinational, SGS Group (Société Générale de Surveillance, Geneva) , the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. He played a key role as business development manager in contributing to the growth and expansion of SGS Group Belgium, in particular through M&A, innovation, strategic investments and trade sales. He initiated several acquisitions, which have been very successful through the synergy they created with the traditional SGS activities.
Since more than fifteen years, Guy is actively involved in private equity/venture capital and real estate, as he has managed or advised many investments and divestments in business services companies and residential real estate, including active (fund) management as managing partner/director and board memberships in portfolio companies or (co)-owned companies.
Guy holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, a postgraduate in Business Administration, and a postgraduate in Real Estate, all from KU Leuven-University, Belgium .
He also holds an MBA from Vlerick Business School, Belgium.
He is a member of GUBERNA (Belgian Institute of Directors), has a GUBERNA certificate in Director Effectiveness and Board Effectiveness and is a GUBERNA Certified Director ("Administrateur agréé / Erkend bestuurder"). Currently he is a member of the Liaison Committee of the GUBERNA Alumni Council.
He is also a member of RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors).