Head of Cabinet of the President of the European Economic and Social Committee
Rudy Aernoudt holds Masters in Economics, Philosophy (University of Louvain), and in European Economy (College of Europe). He began his career as a Senior Economist at the European Commission. He was later Head of Cabinet of several Ministers of Economy: of Wallonia (Serge Kubla MR), the federal Minister and the Flemish Minister of Economy (Moerman Open VLD). Currently, he is Chief of Staff of the President of the European Economic and Social Committee, an economics professor at the universities of Ghent and Nancy and author of several economics and political science books.