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Alexander De Croo
Company: Federal Government of Belgium
Title: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Postal Services
Sector: Government / Politics
Alexander De Croo is the son of former Belgian minister and president of the Chamber of Representatives Herman De Croo. In 1998, he graduated in Business Engineering at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He attended Northwestern University in Chicago in 2002 to complete an MBA at the Kellogg School of Management.
Before his political career, Alexander De Croo became a project leader of The Boston Consulting Group in 1999. Starting from 2006, he founded a new company called Darts-ip specialized in providing service to Intellectual Property professionals.
In 2009, he participated for the first time in politics with the 2009 European elections. He received 47.779 preference votes while being positioned tenth on the party ballot. During the elections for the Senate in 2010, he obtained 301.917 preference votes, the third most in the Dutch-speaking constituency.