Charlotte Callens

Group General Counsel

Charlotte started her career in 1997 as legal counsel at Deloitte and subsequently joined the Belgian full service business law firm Laga where she was a member of the M&A and Corporate Law department. Her last transaction as a corporate lawyer was the sale of Betafence (currently Praesidiad) by Bekaert to private equity funds Gilde and CVC. In 2006 she became the General Counsel of Praesidiad, responsible to ensure a professional in house legal department at group level. Beginning of 2018, Charlotte joined Bridon-Bekaert as General Counsel, ensuring legal compliance and limiting risks and exposure while being a true business partner and becoming a member of the executive team as of September 2018.