Benoit Vandevivere is Executive Director of Consentio. From 2013 to 2015, he was Vice President of Regulation and Standards at the European Crowdfunding Network, Europe's largest crowdfunding platforms network. He was also Co-founder of the AAA Group, a "hard assets" lifecycle management firm, specialized in Circular Economy. He is a regular speaker and facilitator in Alternative Finance and Entrepreneurship for several governments; institutions such as the European Commission, NYSE-Euronext and the Austrian Economic Chamber; European banks (Deutsche Bank, La Caixa, European Federation of Banks, Spanish Banking Association) as well as French, American and Asian trading bodies. He is the author of a report on co-investment for the European Commission. He holds master’s degrees in Law (practiced in Barcelona) and Business Administration, a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, and post-graduate studies at the Dauphine University, the University of Aix-En-Provence and Harvard University. He was a member of the jury for "The best qualified main business schools of MBA" for The Financial Times (in EADA and ESADE).