Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Attaché, Cabinets of Ministers of National Education A. Dubois and L.Hurez, 1968-1973. Local Councillor to First Deputy Mayor, Andrimont, 1971-1973. Assigned to Cabinet of Prime Minister Ed.
Lebunon, 1973-1974; Mayor. Andrimont, 197377; Deputy, Verviers, since 1974. Mayor, Dison, since 1977.
President, Socialist Group, Walloon Regional Council, 1983-1988. Member National Commission for Educational Treaty. Minister of National Education, May 1988 until January 1989.
Minister of Education and Scientific Research, since 1989. Teacher at State Teacher Training College, Verviers and Royal Secondary Schools, Stavelot and Verviers, 1963-1968.