Annelies Missotten

Chief Human Resources Officer

Annelies Missotten is appointed as Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Executive Committee at Galapagos. She joined Galapagos as Vice President Human Resources in February 2018 to transform and build an expert HR team to enable business growth, and leading the transformation of Galapagos into an integrated biopharmaceutical company with an international set-up. In 2020, she was appointed Senior Vice President Human Resources and strategic advisor to the CEO and Executive Committee. Before joining Galapagos, she held various senior global HR positions at GSK. She started her career at Proximus, and acquired deep expertise over time in key HR Centres of Expertise, including Training & Development, Talent Acquisition and Reward, and HR Business partnership roles. Ms. Missotten holds a Master’s Degree in Roman Philology from KU Leuven, a DEA in Italian Culture and Linguistics from the Paris IV Sorbonne (France) and L’Università Cattolica di Milano. Over the years, she completed her education with several systemic psychology and coaching certifications and business courses, amongst others, from INSEAD, Fontainebleau (France).