Party affiliation: Liberal Party
Pres, young liberals, Free University Brussels, 197476. National Pres, liberal students, 1976-1977. National Pres, young Partij voor Vrijheid en Vooruitgang (Party for Reform and Freedom), 197779.
Member of the European Parliament, since 1980. Alderman for finances, Lebbeke, 1983-1989. Vice-pres. Partij voor Vrijheid en Vooruitgang (Party for Reform and Freedom), 1986-1989.
Member of town council, Berlare, since 1989. Former pres, sub-committee human rights. Member of legal commission.
Member of institutional commission. Deputy at Economic and Monetary commission. Member of delegation European Parliament - URSS.
Barrister, Termonde, since 1970. Managing Partner, Venture Capital Fund, since 1989.