Hugo Verbist


Hugo Verbist is a director in the corporate tax group with more than 23 years of relevant experience. He is providing tax services to international groups and Belgian based family businesses.

Over the last years the link between the family business and the business family has become an increasingly important focus in Hugo’s area of activity. Hence also his increased commitment towards our private wealth services. He also has a specific responsibility towards our Hasselt office that opened in 2015.

Hugo graduated as a lawyer at the KUL in 1992 and holds an additional degree in tax law (KUL, 1993). He is a member of the institute of tax consultants.  Hugo is fluent in Dutch, English, German and French



Hugo has more than 23 years of experience in local and international corporate tax planning. During the past years, his main focus was on advising large Belgian family businesses and business  families on a wide variety of topics.


  • With PwC since 01/09/1993


  • General corporate tax issues
  • Tax structuring
  • Private wealth
  • Aligning the tax strategy of the family business with the strategy of the business family
  • R&D related tax incentives