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Laurent Marlière

Laurent Marlière


Laurent Marlière - consulting
Laurent Marlière
Laurent Marlière is the CEO of several international companies. He advises businesses and governments on their strategy and marketing. He specializes in fundraising. In his career, he has worked on the sourcing of more than 6.5 billion Euros for projects and asset purchases around the world.

A recognized specialist in emerging markets, Mr. Marlière works on the sourcing of pre-qualified and “off-market” investments.

His academic background (USA, Japan, Germany, Belgium) as well as experience in the consulting sector have allowed him to acquire the status of expert in international investment.

He is an independent director of companies and foundations which use his expertise in strategy and marketing.

Strategy and Marketing

Laurent Marlière is globally recognized as an expert in strategy and marketing of regulated professionals and professional service firms.

In 1999, he founded the consulting firm www. specialized in niche advice for:

·         Legal, Tax and Accounting firms,

·         Banks and investment funds,

·         Public and government agencies

His expertise in B2B marketing was built upon sophisticated cases in financial marketing, government marketing, political marketing, religious marketing, cultural marketing, diversity marketing, ESG marketing, etc.

Laurent Marlière stands out for his expertise on any “sensitive”, confidential, complex, or high societal value issue.

He operates at “C-Level”

Laurent Marlière - speaker
Laurent Marlière - DealFox

Investment, M&A & Private Equity

Laurent Marlière advises sovereign wealth funds (SWF), investment funds, banks, private banks, digital banks and family offices for their research for off-market, prequalified or distressed projects.

His specific knowledge of the regulated industry is a real asset for his partners in clients enabling agile and swift dealmaking. His ability operates both on Buy-Side and Sell-side.

He is the “trusted advisor” of several CEOs and Managing partners on sophisticated and discreet files.

Alongside his consulting activity, he founded the digital platform , the world leader in intermediation between regulated professionals.

DealFox raised venture capital via several Tech European HNWIs and a family office close to the Dubai Royal Family.


He was recognized by Leaders League magazine as a Highly-recommended in M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) and won the Financial Times Innovation Awards for best corporate strategy.

Belgium Finance Center


Laurent Marlière is an independent director on various boards of directors of companies and foundations.

World Alliance

He benefits from an extraordinary international network in the banking sector.

Laurent Marlière is the founder and CEO of ISFIN .

Founded in 2010, ISFIN is a multinational company active in 80 countries. The consultancy firm is recognized for its expertise in market entry and investment in emerging markets such as the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America.​

Laurent is a Director of the Brussels-Africa Hub

Brussels africa hub

Since its creation, ISFIN has supported more than 500 clients in their expansion abroad.

Laurent Marlière Islamic finance


Laurent Marlière lectures strategy & marketing in various universities, including :

UC Louvain
Université Dauphine Paris
Université international de Rabat
Mr Marliere is the Academic Director of the Diploma in Islamic Finance at the Louvain School of Management (UCL)

He was editor-in-chief and directed the “Economy & Law” sections of several magazines and newspapers: Journal du Juriste, L'Echo, Les Echos, Décideurs, etc. and published more than 400 articles.

He is a facilitator or guest speaker at international financial, banking and legal forums.

IBA, UIA, ACCA, Middle East Investment Forum, Euromoney, Mipim,…

Euromoney award
International bar association
IFN investor

Author & Speaker

Laurent Marlière has published several works including the first book on “Law Firm Marketing” in Europe.


Saint James Club
Royal automobile club
Chateau sainte anne
Fintech Belgium
Capital Club

He is a member of various institutions including:


Highly recommended in M&A by Leaders League

Best Corporate Strategy by the Financial Times Innovation Awards 

  • Honorary Secretary General of the Olivaint Foundation.

  • Knight of the Sacred and Military Constantinian Order of Saint George.

  • Active in intercultural rapprochement, investing in this cause with passion.

  • Former member of the Special Forces, specialized in reconnaissance and close combat techniques.

  • Mentor for students interested in impact finance, participatory finance, artificial intelligence, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.


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