Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

• Ph.D. in Business Economics, Vlerick Business School
• M.Sc, Industrial Management, Ghent University
• M.Sc, Business Economics, Ghent University
• M.Sc, Civil Engineering, Ghent University
• B.Sc, Civil Engineering, Ghent University

Jeroen Neckebrouck is assistant professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship. His research focuses on the governance of privately held entrepreneurial firms, with a particular interest in family firms and private equity. His current research centers on how private equity minority investments can contribute to the performance of family firms, and on the relationship between private firm governance and the development of firm-specific human capital.

His research has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Venture Capital and the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, and has been presented at several international conferences. In 2018, his dissertation-related work won the Best Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Family Firm Institute (FFI).

Prior to joining academia, Prof. Neckebrouck has been management consultant in the telecom industry.

Areas of interest

* Corporate governance
* Entrepreneurship
* Family firms
* Private equity