Executive committee member: Sofie Lemlijn

Name Sofie Lemlijn
Title General Counsel


Sofie Lemlijn joined Euronav in 2019 and was appointed Senior Legal Counsel.  In 2022, she has picked up the role of Secretary General. In April 2023, she became a member of the Management Board. In June 2023 Sofie was appointed General Counsel.

Before joining Euronav, she worked for almost 10 years for the privately owned Dutch Ship-owner Vroon where she took up various roles (i.e. Legal Counsel, Business Development Analyst and Sale & Purchase Manager) and therefore gained extensive experience in various fields of the Shipping industry.

Sofie Lemlijn (1985) graduated as Master of Laws (LLM) at the Catholic University of Leuven in 2008 after which she obtained two additional Masters: Intellectual Property Law at the Catholic University of Brussels in 2009 and Shipping & Transport Law at the University of Antwerp in 2011.

In 2019 she graduated as executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Vlerick Business School.