Alexis du Roy de Blicquy
Alexis is the CEO of The Family Business Network (FBN), the world’s leading network run by family businesses, for family businesses, together across generations.
FBN is the world’s leading family business organization. ‘By family businesses’ and ‘for family businesses’’, FBN is a safe, shared-learning space for enterprising families to flourish across generations, through the exchange of excellent, innovative and impactful practices.
Founded in 1989, it is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland. A vibrant community, it brings together over 4,000 business owning families – 17,000 individual members including 6,400 Next-Generation members – in 32 chapters covering 65 countries. FBN organizes annually 1,500+ online and face-to-face activities in its chapters, internationally, regionally or locally.
Prior to FBN, Alexis held senior positions in various family businesses, including at Lhoist, Verlinvest, Armonea, also at IFC (World Bank Group). For 6 years, he was Chairman of the Board of ToolBox, a non-profit organisation that aims to support and develop NGOs by offering professional consultancy.
He is member of the Board of Trusted Family, the leading governance platform for family offices and boards, of the Advisory Council of AITIA Institute in Singapore and of various cultural and charitable organizations.
He has recently been recognized as one of the Top 100 Family Influencers by a leading magazine.
A Belgian and Swiss citizen, Alexis holds a Master in Management Science from Solvay Business School, is an INSEAD IEP and IMD HPL Graduate.