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Filip Lerno

Executive Chairman





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Filip Lerno was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the SpenglerFox Group in February 2020. As Chairman of the SpenglerFox Group Board, Filip works closely with the CEO and the SpenglerFox Group Management Team to support the future strategic direction of the business as the Group grows both organically and through well-placed acquisitions.

Filip brings over 20 years of experience within the Premier Search sector. He has worked as a Senior Executive at both Spencer Stuart and Heidrick & Struggles, specializing in the Private Equity and Industrial Practices where he successfully conducted a multitude of senior searches across EMEA


Filip was born and raised in Ghent, Belgium, where he also graduated in Law and Applied Economics. Filip holds a Master's in Law, a Master's in Applied Economics and a Master's in Port and Maritime Sciences. After university, he received his Masters of Business Administration of the Vlerick School of Management and he is also an Alumni of Insead I.E.P. Program.