Barbara joined Gimv in 2019 as Partner in the Connected Consumer team. She is a seasoned executive, with nearly 20 years of experience in strategic and operational roles. Barbara was Principal at Bain&Company in Amsterdam, where she helped companies define growth strategies, drive operational and financial improvements, and reach organizational full potential. After Bain, she has led large scale transformations in the digital space, as COO of Groupon Belgium and more recently as VP Customer Journey at Telenet.
Barbara holds a degree in Sinology and Economics from KU Leuven, complemented with an MBA from INSEAD.