Personal details


Degree in Criminology

Free University in Brussels on 20 February 1979.
Thesis under the promotion of the first President of the Court of Cassation, Prof. dr. M. CHATEL, with Prof. dr. F. DUMON, Attorney-General at the Court of Cassation as the examiner.

Degree in law

Free University of Brussels, on 6 July 1979 with distinction.
License with specialization in socio-economics.

Aggregated Higher Secondary Education

Free University of Brussels, on 22 October 979 with distinction.
Aggregate for higher secondary and non-university higher education in law with specialization in socio-economics.

Professional Activities


Took the oath as a lawyer at the Court of Appeal in Ghent on 3 September 1979.
Listed on the list of trainees of the Bar of Ypres, dated 5 October 1979.
Listed on the panel of the Bar of Ypres on 15 August 1983 (after the compulsory military service).


Mediator in family matters (amongst others, divorce).


Uninterrupted lecturer at the Training Institute for Small and Medium Enterprises since the academic year 1979/80 until 2018/19, currently known as Syntra West in Bruges, Courtrai, Roeselare, Ypres and Furnes with regards to the civil, social, commercial and corporate law.
Guest lecturer at various organizations, such as OVO (Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs/NCMV) SIFOP Dunkirk, France (Service Interconsular de Formation et de Perfectionnement) and Interreg II (a European project with Flandre Création/VI - West Flanders).