Bruno Colmant holds a degree in Business Engineering (Solvay, ULB) and an MBA Quantitative methods (Purdue University, USA). He is also a Masters in Fiscal Sciences (ICHEC) and he has a PhD in Applied Economics (Solvay, ULB).
He began his career at Arthur Andersen, Dewaay and Sofina. He then joined ING where he successively became chief auditor, CEO of ING Luxembourg and managing director (1996-2006). Next he held positions as Head of Cabinet of the Minister of Finance (2006-2007), president of the Brussels Stock Exchange, member of the Management Committee of NYSE Euronext, Chairman and CEO of Euronext Brussels (2007- 2009) and Deputy CEO of Ageas (2009-2011). From 2011 to September 2015 he remained academic advisor at Ageas while he was a partner of the consulting firm Roland Berger. In October 2015 he joined Bank Degroof Petercam as Head of Macro Research before being appointed CEO from September 2019 to October 2021. Ever since, as head of the Private Banking department, he has been focusing entirely on private banking activities.
Bruno Colmant is also a member of the Belgian Royal Academy. Moreover he is the author of 80 books on finance, accounting and taxation and he has published at least 5,000 financial press articles as well.