Mr Stefaan Decraene is Head of International Retail Banking at
Mr Stefaan Decraene began his career in 1988 at Bacob Bank where he held several positions (Credit Analyst, Corporate Banker, Regional Director for SMEs, Antwerp and Limburg, and Manager Corporate Banking) until 1998. In that year he was appointed Director Investment Banking at Artesia Banking Corporation and then became Chairman of the Management Board of Artesia Securities from 2000 to July 2001.
From July to November 2001 Stefaan Decraene worked as Head of Wholesale Banking at Dexia Bank Belgium, from November 2001 to August 2002 he served as Chairman of the Management Board at Artesia Bank Netherlands and then, from August 2002 to July 2003, was a Member of the Management Board of Dexia Bank Netherlands.
At Dexia Bank Belgium, Mr Decraene was a Member of the Management Board from July 2003 to January 2006, served as Chairman of the Management Board from January 2006 to August 2011, and was a Member of the Management Board of Dexia S.A. (Head of Retail and Commercial Banking for Belgium, Turkey and Luxembourg), and Head of
Mr Stefaan Decraene was also President of Febelfin from December 2008 till August 2011.
Mr Stefaan Decraene holds a Masters Degree in Applied Economics from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
Mr Stefaan Decraene meets requirements of Art. 22aa of the Banking Law Act dated 29 August 1997 (as amended).