Leen Van den Neste
Leen Van den Neste is the CEO of vdk bank, a regional medium-sized bank that pursues an ethically-sustainable twin-track policy that applies strict ethical criteria for the reinvestment of funds provided by clients and develops a long-term, close relationship with its customers. In the field of digitisation, vdk bank was one of the first non-major banks to have its own app and has been a smart follower ever since.
In addition, Leen is active as chairman of the board of directors of Xior NV, a GVV active in student housing and member of the board of directors of Retail Estates, a GVV active in retail stores. Leen also participates in the board of directors of Artevelde Hogeschool en Familiehulp VZW.
Leen graduated as a lawyer, aggregate for upper secondary education and followed the accountancy program at the Vlerick School of Management.