University of Leuven (Bachelor of Philosophy, 1969. Bachelor of Laws, 1972). Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas (Master of Laws, 1976).
Worked at Burlion, Bolle, Houben & Company. Admitted to the bar, 1977, Brussels. Author: "Severance Pay and Arbitration," (1976) (Awarded the American Arbitration Association Award).\r\nAnd National Report of the IX International Congress held in Munich in 1978 of the International Society for Labor Law and Social Security, "Settlement of Labor Disputes in Belgium," Company-author: "Labor Relations in Belgium," (1976).
"Comparative Labor Law," (1976). "Europe 1992: Employment and Labor Issues" (1989).\r\nLecturer: Regular speaker at national and international conferences on industrial relations and employment law. Assistant Professor University of Leuven, Institute of Labor Relations (1972-1977).
Member: International Business Alliance.