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Karel Lodewyk Georges Emmerance DE GUCHT

member of the European Parliament

Karel Lodewyk Georges Emmerance DE GUCHT, Belgian Member of the European Parliament.

Background

DE GUCHT, Karel Lodewyk Georges Emmerance was born on January 27, 1954 in Overmere. Parents: Frédéric De Gucht and Yvonne De Gucht (née Buyle).

Education

Royal Atheneum Aalst, 1965-1971. Free University Brussels, Master of Arts law, 1971 -76. Spoken languages: Dutch, French, English, German.

Career

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.

Works

  • European Security in the light of the changes in East-West relations, in European Affairs, 1989. De aansprakelijkheid van staten voor inbreuken op hun internationale verplichtingen, in Rechskundig Weekblad, 1988.

Connections

Spouse Mireille Schreurs, 1982. Children: Frédéric, Jean-Jacques.