Jacques Steffens

Managing Director, Lilas Blancs Holding BV

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Jacques has over 30 years of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) C-suite experience with deep blue-chip corporates like Unilever, Elizabeth Arden and Orangina Schweppes/Suntory. Thirty years of proven skills in strategic leadership, operational execution, finance & information technology and organisational development working across diverse sectors, audiences and global locations.

He has supported and led M&A, post-acquisition management and successful fund-raising efforts. Since 2015, he is an independent entrepreneur, investor, advisor and non-executive director for SMEs in both Europe and Africa.

Jacques holds a BSc in Management Sciences and a MSc in Industrial Relations and Organisational Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is fluent in Dutch and English and can communicate in German and French.