Duggan Associates offers advisory services in multiple domains to your company or organization. Our mission is to create added value by facilitating partnerships. We do this by building bridges in business and society, but also between business and society.


 We have extensive experience in large and mid-sized Belgian companies, professional associations and nonprofit organizations. We function as a part of your organization than can offer an outside view and unburden your company with regard to certain topics.

Duggan Associates is active in multiple domains:

Corporate Governance

Good corporate governance is critical to ensuring sustainability, good performance and profitability. We advise on corporate and family governance and assist in the establishment and operation of governing bodies. We take up board directorships in both for profit and nonprofit organizations.

Leadership Development

An organization grows and develops with its leadership. Duggan Associates provide individual and team coaching to increase the resilience of your staff and bring them to the next level.

Social Enterpreneurship

Duggan Associates has a specific focus on social enterpreneurship, an area of business in which KPI's go beyond profit and return. We participate in several social enterprises and advise them. We have extensive experience in corporate social responsibility and advise organizations on potential strategies.

About Luc Haegemans

Luc studied Law at the Universities of Leuven and Toronto, and Finance & Management at the London Business School and at IESE (Barcelona).  He also completed the Executive Master programme in “Consulting & Coaching for Change” at INSEAD (Paris).


After having started his career as Assistant Professor in International Law at the University of Leuven, he moved to banking & finance in 1983. With BNP Paribas Fortis (and its predecessors) he completed a career of almost 32 years, during which he had leading positions in several of the Bank’s businesses. From 1998 to 2003 he headed the emerging markets unit of the Financial Institutions Group. From 2004 to 2009, he was Global HR Director of the Merchant Banking Division, and from late 2009 until the end of 2014, he served as Secretary-General of the Bank. In this capacity, Luc was a member of the Bank’s Executive Committee and in charge of the Bank’s corporate affairs and its activities in the areas of philantropy and social responsibility.


Luc has now founded Duggan Associates and is its Managing Partner. He is chairman of the Board of Marmo NV, a family owned business in the food sector. Next to that, Luc holds directorships at Brussels Airport NV, the Fortino Capital II Growth Fund and Westmalle Trappist Brewery. In the social and cultural areas, Luc is chairman of microStart cvba, the largest Belgian organization in local microfinance, director in the BNP Paribas Fortis Foundation and director in the STUK Arts Center in his home town of Leuven. Luc is also a director in the Warande vzw, the Flemish Business Club of Brussels.

Brands we work for

Marmo NV



Fainfood NV



Trappist Brewery of Westmalle CVBA


Fortino Capital



Brussels Airport Company NV



Better Minds@Work

Executive Coach

microStart cvba



BNP Paribas Fortis Foundation VZW



STUK Arts Center VZW


Warande vzw



Volley Haasrode Leuven vzw

Advisory Board Member


Tweeperenboom cvba




Duggan Associates bvba

Amerikalaan 17

3000 Leuven






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