Michel Van Hemele has served as Managing Partner of Essensys since the company spun off from Ernst and Young in December 2004. He advises clients during critical stages of corporate life, i.e. large-scale change projects, major business developments and restructuring programs. During 23 years he was International Management professor at the Faculty of Economics and Management of KULeuven (Brussels campus). He teaches restructuring of companies in difficulty at EHSAL Management School. Prior to 2004, Michel Van Hemele served as CEO of Carestel and therefore as CEO of Solvus. He is chairman of the board of Brewery Duvel Moortgat, board member of Delta Lloyd Bank, Voka-VEV, Intys, Intys HR, Talentus and several European growth companies.