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Strategic Energy Technology Plan conference 2010

A Belgian EU Presidency conference

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Mrs. SABINE LARUELLE

 

Mrs. SABINE LARUELLE

Minister for SMEs, the Self-Employed, Agriculture and Scientific Policy

 

Biography

Date of birth: 2 June 1965

Place of birth: Huy

Mother tongue: French

 

Duties and tasks

×           Federal Public Service Economy, SMEs, the Self-Employed and Energy (remit for "SME Policy")

×           Scientific Policy: Federal Public Service Scientific Policy Planning

×           Agriculture (European coordination)

×           Food Safety:

×           Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain, agency liaison officer with Directorate General 4 – Food, Animals and Plants

×           Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre

×           Social status of the self-employed: remit within the Federal Public Service Social Security

×           Supervision of the National Institute for the Social Security of the Self-Employed (INASTI)li>

Political career

×           Cabinet of the Regional Ministry of Agriculture as attaché, consultant and deputy principal private secretary (from 1992 to 1999)

×           Federal deputy (since 5 June 2003)

×           Minister for the Self-Employed and Agriculture (July 2003 - July 2007)

×           Minister for the Self-Employed and Agriculture in charge of Development Cooperation (July 2007 - December 2007)

×           Minister for the Economy, the Self-Employed and Agriculture (December 2007 - March 2008)

×           Minister for SMEs, the Self-Employed, Agriculture and Scientific Policy (March 2008 - December 2008)

×           Minister for SMEs, the Self-Employed, Agriculture and Scientific Policy (since 30 December 2008)

Professional career

×           Researcher at the Luxembourg University Foundation and consultant to the Roi Baudouin Foundation on the links between Agriculture and the Environment

×           Director of Economics at the Belgian Food and Drink Association (3 months)

×           Director General of the Belgian Agricultural Alliance (from November 1999 to December 2000)

×           Director General of the Wallonia Federation of Agriculture (from January 2001 to May 2003)

Studies

×           Degree in Agricultural Engineering (Gembloux University Faculty of Agronomical Sciences)

×           Certificate in business management and administration (University of Liège)

×           Trained as environmental consultant (Eco-Consultancy Institute)

 

Programme 

Opening session

15 November 2010 - 13h40