Wouter Bervoets (Ph.D.)
Since September 2016, Dr. Wouter Bervoets, an expert in Area Development and Real Estate, has been responsible for policy preparatory research, support in drawing up master plans and carrying out market and feasibility studies for spatial projects.
Wouter's broad expertise includes the urban development, social, political and financial aspects of complex issues within area development. Wouter holds a Master's degree in Architecture, a Master's degree in Urban Planning and Spatial Planning, and a Postgraduate degree in Real Estate. In 2014, he obtained a PhD in Architecture from KU Leuven, entitled 'Overhoused people/underused houses? Towards a sustainable reassembling of the post war housing stock in suburban Flanders, Belgium'.
From 2005 to 2009 he contributed as a project architect to several large-scale building projects. Subsequently, he worked as a researcher at the Erasmushogeschool Brussel, the KU Leuven and the University of Melbourne where he was involved in various scientific studies. He has published in various books and journals on spatial planning and housing.