Françoise Roels (°1961) is ChieF Corporate Affairs officer & Secretary General of Cofinimmo sa, in charge of legal affairs, human resources, regulatory affairs, corporate governance, risk management and compliance. She is an executive member of the Board of Directors of Cofinimmo. After having obtained a Master in Law and in FiscalAffairs she started her career as tax advisor with Loyens in charge of a clients’ portfolio. After a two years stay with Loyens she joined JP Morgan where she was appointed Vice-President, Head of the Tax department of JP Morgan’s Brussels Banking division and Euroclear. From ’98 to 2004 she worked at Belgacom, first as Tax Director then as Corporate Governance & Participations Director. In that capacity she actively participated at the launch of the IPO.Françoise is Executive Board member of Cofinimmo, Board member of Aspria BV; Independent Board member of SIA, Board member of Women on Board. Françoise is member of the “Instituut van bedrijfsconsulenten” and of the Warande.