Mark Torfs is Chief Operations Officer of Deloitte in Belgium. He obtained a degree in applied economics and finance from the University of Antwerp in 1977.
He started his career in audit for a local firm (Tinnemans) in 1978. Tinnemans firm became later the representative member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Belgium. Mark has always been internationally oriented in his client portfolio, with a strong position in the Japanese business community in Belgium and quite some US GAAP reporting. Mark became a chartered accountant in 1984 and was promoted partner in 1992. In 1999, he became Audit leader for the Belgian firm.
Since 2004 he is in the COO position and as such member of the Belgian Executive Committee and responsible for the day to day operations of the firm together with the CEO. He is also Global Board member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu since 2008.