Mr. Verhaeghe is currently Executive Director of Soverin SA and Strudelimmo SA. He holds a BA in Applied Economics from Louvain University and took part in the Young Managers programme of INSEAD. During 1990s, he held a number of finance and business positions within Sibelco companies in USA, Netherlands and UK in order to become acquainted with the minerals business. In 2011, he was elected a board member of SCR-Sibelco and joined the audit committee. He also serves in the boards of a number of foundations. M. Verhaeghe is also a member of the Family council board of Etex and Aliaxis and exercises his current mandate Sibelco Board and Remuneration Committee as a permanent representative of Soverin SA.