Curriculum vitae

Minister Alexander De Croo
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Post and Telecommunications

Twitter: @alexanderdecroo

Born in Vilvoorde, 3 November 1975
Married with Annik, father of Tobias (2008) and Gabriël (2011)

Posts in Government

  • Deputy Prime Minister (since 2012)
  • Minister of Pensions (2012-2014)

Political activities

  • Party Chairman Open Vld, Flemish Liberal-democrats (2009-2012)
  • Member of the National Party Executive Open Vld (since 2009)
  • Chairman Jong VLD Brakel (2007-2009)


  • Master of Business Administration, Kellogg School of Management, Chicago (2002-2004)
  • Business Engineer, Solvay Business School Brussels (1993-1998)
  • Royal Athenaeum Ronse (1993)

Private sector career

  • Founder and Managing Partner Darts-IP (2006-2009)
  • Strategy consultant, The Boston Consulting Group (1999-2006) 

Scientific and international commitments

  • Deputy chairman of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Ageing (since 2013)
  • Full member of the liberal thinktank Liberales (since 2008)