Born in 1966 in Antwerp, Belgium
Holds a Master degree in Economic Science
Since 1 February 2002: Director Markets at VREG, the electricity and gas markets regulator in the Flanders region of Belgium. Areas of expertise include: energy regulation, functioning of retail markets for electricity and gas, renewable energy, markets for green certificates and guarantees of origin, smart metering,…
He is active within CEER, the Council of European Energy Regulators as Member of the Customer and Retail Markets Working Group and Co-chair of the Customer Empowerment Work Stream.
In May 2014, he was elected as President of the Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB is an international non-for-profit organization. The purpose is to develop, use and promote a standardised system: the European Energy Certificate System – “EECS”. In order to further facilitate the international exchange between of energy certificates, the AIB operates an inter-registry data communications Hub).