Personal awards

LSEC Lifetime Achievement Award for Information Security (2008)

Flemish public manager of the year 2005 (2006)

Honorary Fellow of the Hogenheuvelcollege (distinction for efficient management based on scientific principles of applied economics) (2001)

Scholarship of the European Commission for research concerning European integration in the field of the protection of individuals with regard to transborder exchange of personal data (1987)

Scientific prize of the Data Stat Foundation for a study on information management in the social sector (1986)