Wouter Beke

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Wouter Beke
In office
22 July 2004 – June 2011
Personal details
Born 9 August 1974
Lommel, Belgium
Nationality Belgian
Political party CD&V
Residence Leopoldsburg, Belgium
Alma mater Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Website www.wouterbeke.be

Wouter Beke (born 9 August 1974) is a Belgian politician and a member of the CD&V. He was reelected as a member of the Belgian Senate in 2007.[1]

Wouter Beke studied Social Law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Political Sciences at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He is a doctor in the Social Sciences.

While working as a researcher at the Leuven University, he entered politics in his municipality Leopoldsburg. He became a senator in 2004. Between 21 March 2008 and 15 May 2008, he was the temporary chairman of the CD&V.[2]

In November 2013, Wouter Beke was reelected as chairman of the CD&V. He was reelected with 98,7% of the votes. [3]



  1. ^ "Belgische Senaat" (in Dutch). Belgian Senate. Retrieved 10 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Wouter Beke" (in Dutch). Belgian Senate. Retrieved 12 June 2009. 
  3. ^ http://www.nieuwsblad.be/article/detail.aspx?articleid=dmf20131112_00834971
  4. ^ Belgian Senate, Biography