Mr. Geert Mareels

Mr. Geert Mareels

Flemish eGovernment Co-ordination Unit

Geert Mareels, born in 1962, holds master degrees in Administrative Management and in Political Science. He was chief of staff to 3 different ministers from 1995 till 2004. Since  October 2004 he leads CORVE, the eGovernment service of the Flemish Region in Belgium. Corve is specialized in exchanging data between all government administrations on local, regional and federal level. He is also a member of the Flemish Privacy Commission. He’s project coordinator of a EU project “Citadel on the Move”  that aims to facilitate the use of Mobile apps by all municipalities and of a new project “Open Transport Network”.   In his spare time he wrote a novel and is member of the board of editors of a magazine on political and social topics.