Managing Partner

Phone: +32 (0)16 244 230

E-mail Bart

Bart co-founded Smile Invest in 2017. Before that he spent 8 years at Gimv where he was managing partner of the Smart Industries team with a particular focus on ICT, engineered products and advanced manufacturing investments in the Benelux, France and Germany. Bart started his career working more than five years for the Boston Consulting Group where he managed international teams to develop strategies for multinationals across Europe and Asia with a focus on Pharma, Industrials and Technology.


Former experience

  • Gimv (Managing Partner)
  • The Boston Consulting Group



  • Harvard Business School and Insead – Executive Courses
  • VUB Brussels – PhD in Engineering
  • VUB Brussels – MSc in Engineering


Board representation


  • 4itego
  • Effect Photonics
  • Hospidex
  • Microflor
  • Oldelft Ultrasound
  • SmartSD


  • Dcinex (sold to Ymagis)
  • Europlasma
  • Proxiad (sold to management)
  • Punch Powertrain (sold to YinYi)
  • SFG (sold to Salads Signature)
  • Xeikon (sold to Flint)
  • XL Video (sold to PRG)