21 Nov Claire Tillekaerts, CEO Flanders Investment & Trade
Since October 2006, Mrs. Claire Tillekaerts has been the general manager of Flanders Investment & Trade, the government agency supporting Flemish companies in their effort to deploy business internationally abroad and assisting foreign companies seeking to set up business or expand operations in Flanders, the northernmost region of Belgium.
Claire Tillekaerts has been an independent barrister at the Ghent Court of Law for 2 decades, along with a six year academic teaching commission at Ghent University.
In 2001, she was commissioned to establish the law department at the Hogeschool Gent, in a bid to bring about the merger with other centers of higher education, an assignment combined a.o. with that of advisor at the creation of the Ghent University Association and with establishing international research fundings.