Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health
Prof. Frank Vandenbroucke is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health. He previously took on academic positions at the University of Antwerp (part-time Professor at the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy, 2012-2020), the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (professor part-time 2002-2012 and full-time 2012-2015), and the University of Amsterdam (professor full-time 2015-2020). He served as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs (1994-1995), Minister for Social Affairs and Pensions (1999-2003) and Minister for Employment and Pensions (2003-2004) in the Belgian Government. He was also Vice-Minister-President of the Flemish Government, Flemish Minister for Employment, Education and Training (2004-2009). He received a D.Phil. from the Faculty of Social Studies, Oxford University.