Florence Pierre is a French citizen born in 1951 and resident in Belgium. Florence currently shares her time between directorships, consulting, and venture investments in companies providing innovative and internet services. She has over 30 years of international corporate finance practice holding senior positions at BNP, Financière Rothschild, Degroof Corporate Finance and her own M&A advisory boutique. Florence has an international perspective having worked in Chicago, New York, Paris and Brussels. She was a Non-Executive Director of 3i Infrastructure plc (FTSE 250) from 2010 to 2013. Florence has taught economics and finance, published a number of books and articles on valuation, and been a member of several entrepreneurship and innovation committees, both governmental and professional.