Law degree, University Libre de Brussels, 1973. Degree criminology, University Libre de Brussels, 1973. International law degree, University Libre de Brussels, 1974.
Master of Comparative Law, Michigan State University, 1975.
Associate Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Paris, 1975-1979. Counselor International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1979-1981. Legal counsel Pechiney, Paris, 1981-1987.
General counsel, member management board Valeo, since 1987. Counsel United Nations, Geneva, 1977-1978.
Member Polo de Paris, Polo Club of Chantilly, Royal Golf Club of Belgium.