Hilde Crevits

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Hilde Crevits
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Vice Minister-President
of the Flemish Government and
Flemish Minister of Education
Assumed office
25 July 2014
Prime Minister Geert Bourgeois
Preceded by Pascal Smet
Flemish Minister of Mobility and Public Works
In office
Prime Minister Kris Peeters
Preceded by Kathleen Van Brempt (Mobility)
Succeeded by Ben Weyts
Flemish Minister
of Public Works, Energy, the Environment and Nature
In office
Prime Minister Kris Peeters
Preceded by Kris Peeters
Succeeded by Freya Van den Bossche (Energy)
Joke Schauvliege (Environment and Nature)
Personal details
Born Hilde Urbanie Julia Crevits
(1967-06-28) 28 June 1967 (age 47)
Torhout, Belgium
Nationality  Belgium
Occupation politician

Hilde Urbanie Julia Crevits (born in Torhout, 28 June 1967) is a Flemish politician and member of the Christian Democratic and Flemish party who is currently the Flemish minister of Education.

Crevits graduated from Ghent University as a Licentiate of Law in 1990 and subsequently became a lawyer.

Crevits served on the provincial council of West Flanders from 1999 to 2004, when she was elected to the Flemish Parliament in the 2004 regional elections. From 2000 to 2007 she served as an alderman in Torhout.

After the 2007 Belgian federal elections, in the cabinet reshuffle of 28 June 2007, Crevits took over the competences of Kris Peeters in the Flemish Government as Flemish minister of Public Works, Energy, the Environment and Nature. After the 2009 regional elections she became Flemish minister of Mobility and Public Works in the Peeters II Government.

After the 2014 elections, she became the Vice-Minister-President and Minister of Education in the Bourgeois Government.


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