Philippe De Backer
Belgian Secretary of State for Privacy
Philippe de Backer is a passionate leader with a PhD in biotechnology and a MBA from Solvay Business School, who works seamlessly across the domains of politics, business and science. He is recognized for exceptional diplomacy, communication and negotiation skills. He easily develops networks spanning multiple borders, motivates others through transparency and building trusting relationships. He is a former member of the European Parliament, currently State Secretary in the Belgian Federal Government.