Jan Longeval has a career in asset management that spans 30 years. He worked at Bank Degroof (now Degroof Petercam) where he became CEO of Degroof Securities. He later became head of institutional asset management and joined the group executive committee and the board of directors of Bank Degroof. He left the bank in 2017 and set up Kounselor Consulting bv. He is the author of two books on asset management and teaches at Vlerick Business School, where he co-created the Executive Program on Asset Management.