The new EZA President: Luc Van den Brande

The new President of the European Centre for Workers' Questions (EZA) Luc Van den Brande, former Belgian Minister of Labour and Employment, former Prime Minister of the Flemish Region, is a proven European. He is currently a member of the EU Committee of the Regions and Special Adviser to the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude-Juncker, for the outreach towards the citizens.

The doctor of law does not only have a background as a Christian worker, he is also well-connected at European level and has profound expertise in EU policy and EU organizations.

Born on October 13, 1945 in Mechelen, Van den Brande practiced law for a long time and was associate professor at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium). In his political career he was also a member of the Belgian House of Representatives, the Flemish Parliament and the Belgian Senate.