Party affiliation: People's Union
Local Councillor Anvers, since 1958. Deputy, since 1965; President, VU Group Flemish Council, 1986-1988. President, VU until 1979.
Vice-President. VU, 1981 -. Local Minister of Finance and of the Budget. 1981-1985; Deputy Prime Minister, former Minister of the Budget and Scientific Policy.
Barrister at Bar of Anvers, since 1953. Lecturer at Economic High School, Sint-Aloysius, Brussels. Vice-President of Insurance Commission, until 1981.
President of IBEL, until 1982. President of Investment Company Regio. Member of Council for Surveillance of Local Credit, since 1987.