Wim De Kinderen is currently employed within Brainport Development, the triple helix composed Economic Development Agency for the Eindhoven Region (NL). He is acting as the International Project Manager in the Brussels based ‘Brainport Eindhoven EU Office’. In this role he is responsible for policy lobbying, networking/communication and project development.
In his previous career, he has mainly been involved in regional development issues in Belgium. First as the Province of Antwerp RDA’s European Social Fund expert for the Objective 2 region ‘Kempen’, later as the director of the Regional Socio-Economic Committee for the same ‘Kempen’ region. In between he has been an advisor to the Belgian federal government on socio-economic and budget policy topics.