Wouter Beke

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Wouter Beke
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Leader of Christian Democratic and Flemish
Incumbent
Assumed office
23 June 2010
Preceded by Marianne Thyssen
In office
20 March 2008 – 15 May 2008
Acting
Preceded by Etienne Schouppe
Succeeded by Marianne Thyssen
Personal details
Born (1974-08-09) 9 August 1974 (age 40)
Lommel, Belgium
Political party Christian Democratic and Flemish
Alma mater Free University of Brussels, Dutch
Catholic University of Leuven
Website Official website

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]

Honours[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Belgische Senaat" (in Dutch). Belgian Senate. Retrieved 10 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Wouter Beke" (in Dutch). Belgian Senate. Retrieved 12 June 2009. 
  3. ^ Eveline Vergauwen. "Monsterscore voor herverkozen Wouter Beke". Het Nieuwsblad. 
  4. ^ Belgian Senate, Biography
Party political offices
Preceded by
Etienne Schouppe
Leader of Christian Democratic and Flemish
Acting

2008
Succeeded by
Marianne Thyssen
Preceded by
Marianne Thyssen
Leader of Christian Democratic and Flemish
2010–present
Incumbent