Secretary General of independent tripartite High Level Group on Innovation Policy Management in EU (2012-). (www.highlevelgroup.eu)
Former Director general of the European Institute of Public Administration (Maastricht, 1981-1990) (www.eipa.eu).
Member of the Senate of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (www.euro-acad.eu).
Master in Law, University of Leuven (B), Master in Advanced European studies, University of Strasbourg (F), Ph.D. in Political Sciences, University of Edinburgh (UK).
Published articles on EU governance and corporate management. Recent books : Rethinking the future of Europe (2014), co-ed. Andrew Kakabadse. Revolutionising EU Innovation Policy, co-ed. Klaus Gretschmann (2016). Both at Palgrave MacMillan.