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  • Mr Wouter Gekiere
    Head of Brussels Office
    European Broadcasting Union


Wouter Gekiere currently works for the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the world’s leading alliance of public service media, as Head of the EBU Brussels office.

He previously held the position of Head of EU Regulatory Policy with the lead on key European regulatory and policy matters in the media and audiovisual fields. He has worked for over a decade at the EBU Brussels office on a range of strategic policy dossiers. His career has also encompassed expert policy and legal advisory roles for EU decision makers and academia.

He holds master’s degrees in Law (1998) and in International Relations (1999) from the University of Leuven and a master’s degree in Public and International Law from the University of Melbourne (2004).