Wim Vermeir became in April 2011 Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of AG insurance. Since June 2012, he is also Group Head of Investments for Ageas. Ageas is an international insurance company, ranked among the top 20 insurance companies in Europe with activities in Europe and Asia. In Belgium, Ageas is the market leader for individual life and employee benefits, as well as a leading non-life player, through AG Insurance. Before joining AG/Ageas, Vermeir held between 1995 and 2006 different positions at Dexia Asset Management, and was, amongst others, equity manager, head of socially responsible investing, head of global balanced management and head of equity. Vermeir was also member of the executive committee and the board of Ausbil, Dexia AM‘s Australian equity boutique. In 2006, he was appointed Chief Investment Officer for Traditional Investments and member of the executive committee at Dexia Asset Management. Vermeir started his career at the University of Ghent and Vlerick School of Management as research assistant in corporate finance. He holds a civil engineer degree in physics (University of Ghent) and an MBA (Vlerick School of Management).