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Profile of registrant

Instituut voor Bestuurders / L'Institut des Administrateurs

Identification number in the register: 53403744095-09
Registration date: 31/08/10 10:48:52

The information on this organisation was last modified on 20/06/14 12:41:30
The date of the last annual update was 05/09/13 15:04:25

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Instituut voor Bestuurders / L'Institut des Administrateurs
Acronym: GUBERNA
Legal status: VZW - ASBL
Website address:


Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Think tanks and research institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Lutgart Van den Berghe
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Lutgart Van den Berghe
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Reep 
Gent 9000
Telephone number: (+32) 92109895
Fax number: (+32) 92109890
Other contact information: Brussels Office

Bergstraat / Rue de Montagne 30-34
1000 Bruxelles


Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: GUBERNA is an academically based network of and for directors and companies. We encourage corporate governance in all its dimensions and for every type of organisation. At the same time we want to offer a platform for the exchange of experience, knowledge and best practices within the member network.

•GUBERNA network currently includes more than 1500 individuals and institutional members. GUBERNA is continuously expanding as new members join regulary.

•GUBERNA develops its own academic research in the field of corporate governance and offers activities and trainings related to this topic to its members.

•As a knowledge center, GUBERNA was closely involved in the development of the Belgian Corporate Governance Code for listed companies and the recommendations for non-listed companies (Code Buysse). The Institute was represented in both Committees that established the above-mentioned Codes.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 15
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Home Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights


Total number of members that are natural persons: 1,600
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Member ecoDa (European Confederation of Directors' Associations)

Member of the European Council on Corporate Governance (The Conference Board Europe)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 1,490,822
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 1,490,822
- donations:
- contributions from members: 789,800
Services & Activities : 311,500
Segments : 374,522
Other Income : 15,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.