Wouter Van den Berghe holds two Masters’ degrees in Engineering from the University of Ghent, Belgium. Most of his professional career he was active as a consultant, operating nationally and internationally. He is the author or co-author of some 20 books and over 40 public reports, many of which were translated into several languages.
Since 5 years, Wouter Van den Berghe is Research Director at Vias institute, a Brussels based expert organization that is predominantly active in the field of road safety. Wouter coordinates a team of some 25 researchers. He took the initiative for the ESRA initiative, which now already involves over 40 countries worldwide.
He is currently pursuing a PhD on road safety policy issues at UCL, London.