Claire Munck is Chief Executive Officer and Director at Be Angels, a 15-year old business angel group based in Belgium for the French speaking part of the country, and one of Europe’s largest and most active. Her key responsibilities include business development, recruitment of new investors, deal making, and management of the women’s angel group she created in 2012 as a subsidiary of Be Angels. Munck previously collaborated with Go Beyond, a cross-border platform of services for early-stage investors, on business development (international angel training activities) and product development (investor groups) activities. She launched Go Beyond, an investor group in Belgium in collaboration with Be Angels and is an active member and administrator of the latter. In 2013, Claire joined the Board of Business Angels Europe, Europe’s confederation of angel investing gathering Europe’s strongest national federations of angel groups. Claire spent close to 10 years with EBAN, the European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds and other market players, including five years as managing director from 2006 to 2011. She was also manager and part of the founding team of the WBAA – World Business Angels Association – from 2007 to 2012. Prior to that, Munck was project manager for EURADA – European Association of Regional Development Agencies – one of the founding members of EBAN.