Pierre is head of his family office in Brussels, investing in early stage companies and real estate in Europe, Asia and the US. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of several privately held companies. Previously Pierre was a partner at GRP Partners (GRP), the US venture and growth capital firm. He joined GRP in Los Angeles in 1996. He opened GRP’s London office in 1998 and was a partner at GRP and member of its investment committee from 2000 to 2006. He also served as Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer and Compliance Officer for GRP (Europe) Limited in London during this period. Prior to GRP, he worked as an investment banking associate at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) in Los Angeles in 1995 and 1996. From 1993 to 1995, he worked at the Banque du Louvre (institutional asset management / wealth management) in Paris. Pierre holds an M.A. in journalism (majoring in financial and economical journalism) from Institut Pratique de Journalisme (IPJ) in Paris.