Veerle is a regional and urban development analyst at IDEA Consult. She has a master’s degree in Bioengineering sciences, with a specialization in bio-economy and living environment. Before joining IDEA Consult, she gained experience at the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Flemish government. As a policy advisor, she mainly worked on the preparation of the Agricultural Report 2018. Veerle is therefore familiar with the Flemish agricultural sector and the policy practices concerning space development in Flanders and Europe. She is looking forward to developing her skills and knowledge in concrete policy advice.