Bernard Gravez

Founding father of IFORI, Bernard holds a Master’s degree in Law (KUL) and a post Master’s degree in Intellectual Property Law (KUL). He is currently the manager and chairman of the board of IFORI. 

Passionate about art and entrepreneurship, Bernard has turned his passion into his profession and advises creators, designers, artists and art galleries on a daily basis. Thanks to his years of experience as an in-house lawyer in various companies active in innovation, Bernard has acquired a strong expertise in the protection and valorization of innovation and intangible assets. He now uses this practice to develop valuation strategies for his clients. 

A seasoned entrepreneur, Bernard also sits on several boards of directors. He is also involved in numerous professional networks, where he provides training and mentoring to young entrepreneurs. 

Bernard is fluent in Dutch, English and French. He has built a loyal and varied client base thanks to his “can do” and “no nonsense” approach and the subversive and original solutions he has been able to provide.