Jeroen Decuyper Aerts

Strategy and Policy Coordinator, Belgian Institute for the Equality of Women and Men

Jeroen Decuyper Aerts has been working at the Belgian Institute for the equality of women and men since 2008. Until 2020, he was part of the gender mainstreaming unit, which provides support for the implementation of the Gender Mainstreaming Law. He specifically worked on gender budgeting and gender responsive public procurement and subsidies. Since 2020, he is the Institute’s Strategy and Policy Coordinator, focussing on management support, strategic planning and portfolio and process management. In the past, Mr. Decuyper Aerts was also the coordinator of the Belgian national action plan on Women, Peace and Security, the Belgian representative in the Experts’ Forum of the European Institute for Gender Equality and a member of the Federal Advisory Council on Gender and Development Cooperation.