Laurent Hublet is the Deputy Dean for Lifelong Learning and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Solvay Lifelong Learning. He is an Adjunct Professor, teaching leadership (management & philosophy). Laurent is the co-founder & CEO of BeCentral, one of the largest digital campuses in Europe. He is a columnist in L’Echo, Belgium’s leading business newspaper.

Laurent holds an MBA (Columbia Business School in New York), an MA in Philosophy (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and a MSc in Business Engineering (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management).



  • Co-Founder and Managing Director of BeCentral : a digital campus located in Brussels Central Station. BeCentral hosts 60 different tech schools, start-ups and tech-related NGOs. BeCentral is home to more than 700 tech learners and 400 entrepreneurs.
  • Until early 2018, Laurent was an advisor to Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister A. De Croo, and he was in charge of Digital Belgium, the digital strategy of the Belgian Government.
  • Laurent started his career at the Boston Consulting Group, advising for 6 years large enterprises and international organizations in Europe, South America and Africa.
  • Co-Teacher – The CEO Perspective (Master 1-2)
  • Co-Academic Director & Animator – Executive Programme in Management & Philosophy (Solvay Lifelong Learning)
  • « Emergency Department Congestion at Saintemarie University Hospital » (with O. Besbes & C. Chan), Columbia CaseWorks, Fall 2011