Chief Operating Officer
Geoffrey Ghyoot, COO of Interel. Geoffrey joined Interel in 2018 as CFO, and used his international finance background in the healthcare and industrial engineering sectors to lead the firm’s finance department. He carries on his CFO duties and he is responsible, for delivering on the long-term company strategy, including all corporate affairs, M&A and investors’ relations. He is also responsible for the firm’s legal, compliance, human resources, and IT departments at the group level.
Prior to assuming this roles, Geoffrey spent two years as head of international finance at Amicus Therapeutics in London, where he was responsible for building out the company’s international operations. Preceding that, he was head of finance, Europe, at Shire Pharmaceuticals in Zug, where he helped the business grow through multiple mergers and acquisitions.
Before moving into the health sector, Geoffrey held key international financial positions in industrial engineering. One of these positions was as director of finance, EMEA, for Tuthill Corporation in Chicago.
Belgian by birth, Geoffrey considers himself a true “internationalist.” He has spent his career living in different countries, including the U.S., Switzerland, and the U.K. He is fluent in French, English, Dutch, and Spanish, and holds a master’s degree in finance and applied economics from the ICHEC completed studies at IMD Lausanne, Switzerland. Outside of work, Geoffrey enjoys playing music and field hockey.