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HE JAN JAMBON

HE JAN JAMBON
Minister-President of the Government of Flanders, Flemish Minister for Foreign Policy, Culture, IT and Facilities

 

Jan Jambon is born on 26 April 1960 in Genk, Belgium. He is a Flemish politician, member of the N-VA. On 2 October 2019, he became Minister-President of the Government of Flanders and Flemish Minister for Foreign Policy, Culture, IT and Facilities.

 

Personal information

Born in Genk and living in Brasschaat

In a relationship and father of four children

Studies

Bachelor in Computer Sciences at the VUB (1984)

MBA at the University of Antwerp (2000)

Professional career

Career in the business sector, among others at IBM, SD Worx and the Bank Card Company (1984–2007)

Political career

Member of the Local Board of Brasschaat (2007-2013)

Deputy Mayor of Brasschaat (2007-2013)

Mayor of Brasschaat (2013-2014 and 2018-2019)

House of Representatives (2007-2014 and 2018-2019)

Party leader at the House of Representatives (2008-2014)

Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Security and Home Affairs, in charge of Urban Policy and State Buildings (2014-2018)

Minister-President of the Government of Flanders and Flemish Minister for Foreign Policy, Culture, IT and Facilities (2019-…)