Senior Adviser EU Policy at the National Bank of Belgium (Central Bank of Belgium).
Professor of European policy and International economics at KUleuven (Brussels).
PhD in Economics from the KU Leuven after completing undergraduate and Masters' studies at the KU Leuven and the KU Brussels. Specialisations in the disciplines of public finance, international economics and European economic integration.
Many publications related to international economy and public finances (textbooks on International economics and European policy, papers on Euro-accession of EU member states, fiscal and monetary policy of EU and Eurozone, Banking Union, EU economic governance, fiscal federalism and monetary policy.
Research fields: European economic and financial policy, International economics, International trade, macro-economic policy.