Virginie Michielsen
Director Marketing and Communication, Deloitte Luxembourg

Virginie Michielsen took the responsibility of Marketing and Communication at Deloitte Luxemburg in April 2013. Previously she was Head of the Corporate Communication & Relations department of ING Belgium.

She is a Belgian national and studied Applied Economics, specialisation in Financial and General Management, cum laude, in Antwerp. She has a post university degree in European History, Politics and Law from the I.H.E.E. (Institut des Hautes Etudes Européennes) in Strasbourg (F).

In 1986 she joint BBL (Bank Brussels Lambert) where she had various functions in the corporate Banking department (SMEs and Corporates), the Trade and Commodities finance and the non-resident department. After the merger between BBL and ING she joined in 2001 the Financial Institutions department as business manager of the Global Head to integrate the international business of BBL, BHF and ING. From 2007 to 2011 she was heading the Global Trade Banking Department in Amsterdam responsible for all trade finance activities with Financial Institutions worldwide. She travels frequently to developing countries mostly in Asia.

In January 2008 Virginie joined the BICCI (Belgian Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) as Director and Vice-President. She is founding member and past president of Rotary Antwerpen Amerloo.