Olivier Hermand

Partner, PwC Belgium

Professional experience  

  • Present: Lecturer tax law Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve  
  • Present: Partner, PwC Belgium Financial Services Tax Country Leader  
  • 2000 – 2004: Tax Lawyer, Senior Associate, Freshfields  
  • 1996 – 2000: Tax Lawyer, Associate, Loeff Claeys Verbeke (now Allen & Overy)  
  • 1995 – 1996: Member of the Department of Social & Economic law, Tax team of Professor Jacques Malherbe, Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve  



  • Tax adviser of top 5 banks operating in Belgium and foreign players
  • Experienced adviser of wide variety of players (SICAV’s, insurance companies, holding companies, …)
  • Providing practical update and guidance of the tax legislation in relation to tax treatment of financial products
  • Wide ruling practice
  • Tax aspects of treasury centres
  • Involvement in the main restructurings  of FS players over the last years



  • 1995, Law Degree, Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve
  • Member of the IFA
  • Member of CRIDES, UCL
  • Maître de conférences invité, Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve 


  • With PwC since 2004


  • Operational taxes
  • RE structuring
  • EU tax matters