Herman Van Rompuy

Former First President of the European Council and Former Prime Minister of Belgium

  • Herman Van Rompuy`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Herman Van Rompuy`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    Please Inquire

  • Languages Spoken

    English, French

  • Travels From

    Belgium

  • Herman Van Rompuy`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Herman Van Rompuy`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    Please Inquire

  • Languages Spoken

    English, French

  • Travels From

    Belgium

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

European Politics

Leadership in the European Union

About Keynote Speaker Herman Van Rompuy

Herman Van Rompuy was the first President of the European Council of Heads of State and Government. In December 2009, upon the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, he was appointed as permanent president of the European Council. In 2012, he was re-elected for a second term, which ended in November 2014.

For five years Van Rompuy was at the helm of world politics. While in office he committed himself to the stability of the Euro, has been involved in various conflicts and was tasked with getting heads of state in line with Europe.

After working as an economist at the National Bank of Belgium, he began his political career in 1973 as vice-chairman of the CVP youth. From 1978 he was a member of CVP (now CD & V). Between 1988 and 1993 he had various positions within his party and the Belgian parliament, including party chairman and co-opted senator.

In 1993 Van Rompuy joined national politics and held various positions. He was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Budget (1993-99), Member of the House of Representatives (1999-2008), Minister of State (2004), President of the House of Representatives (2007-08) and Prime Minister of Belgium (2008-09).

In June 2015 he was appointed as chairman of the think-tank, European Policy Center.

Close

COVID-19 special virtual keynote fees are available for webinars. Fees listed above are for a live keynote – Please ask your advisor for special pricing on virtual keynote / webinar fees.

The BigSpeak Team

Close

My Catalog

PDF



Clear All

You have not added any speakers yet.