Edwin Navez is a Senior Finance professional passionate about triggering and managing change. Combining an MBA and engineering, his academic background has defined his career path, namely a commitment to improving finance teams, processes and culture to better support operations. He spent 5 years with KPMG, strengthening his technical finance background. Edwin then worked for the Imerys Group, active in the minerals industry, for 5 years. He spent the following 4 years with Covance in the pharmaceutical industry, where he was in charge of Finance for Europe, and later also of Strategic Marketing globally for the Central Laboratory division. He built the shared service center for Michael Kors in Europe, supporting business growth from 60m to 1 billion in 5 years, and spreading the LEAN process improvement culture throughout the European organisation. Edwin is currently supporting the CEO of Versace as the brand reorganises.