We are delighted to present an exclusive breakfast briefing hosted by British Ambassador to Belgium Alison Rose featuring the Minister-President of Wallonia, Willy Borsus as the keynote speaker.
During this briefing, part of our ‘Ambassador Hosts’ series, Minister Borsus will talk about how the new investment plan adopted by the Walloon Government, spread over 31 projects, will make Wallonia more attractive for business.
Minister-President of Walloon Government | Gouvernement wallon
Born in Pessoux in 1962, Willy Borsus graduated from the IESN (Namur) in legal sciences. He started his political carreer in 1989 as Municipal councillor in Somme-Leuze and six years later he became the Mayor of the province. Between 2001 and 2004 he joins the office of Mr Michel Foret, Walloon Minister for Town and Country Planning, Urban Development and the Environment, as an advisor. In parallel and for about 10 years Mr Borsus was very active on the Provincial level in Namur. He was also an active member of the Sustainable Development Committee and subsequently of the Governance Committee of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. He then decided to focus his political career in the Walloon parliament and the Wallonie-Bruxelles Federation, first as MP and then as President of the MR-federation.