Jacques Vandermeiren, CEO du Port d'Anvers-Bruges
La fusion du Port d'Anvers et de Bruges
CEO du Port d'Anvers-Bruges
Venez découvrir les dessous de la fusion entre le Port d'Anvers et le Port de Bruges pour former le plus grand port d'Europe et les défis à venir.
Jacques Vandermeiren is the current CEO of Port of Antwerp-Bruges (from January 2017). Before joining the Port Authority he was active at Elia, the network operator and listed company, where he held various management positions since joining it in 2001 and became CEO in 2012.
Vandermeiren has occupied various directorships with among others Febeg (Federation of Belgian Energy Companies) and the Federation of Belgian Enterprises. He is currently an active board member of the dataplatform NxtPort, Kunsthuis Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, Royal Antwerp Football Club and the Belgian coffee brand Vascobelo. He is also co-founder, and since May 2018 Chairman, of the Belgian sustainability platform The Shift, as well as co-investor in Qpinch, which generates energy from waste heat.
Vandermeiren graduated as Master of Laws, a qualification which he later supplemented with a master's in European Studies, a middle management course with Vlerick Business School and an “advanced management Program INSEAD”. He is married to Barbara Baeckelmans, with whom he has three children. He lives in Antwerp.