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European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice

Management Board

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Management Board is composed of representatives of EU Member States and the European Commis­sion. Associated Countries (Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, and Liechtenstein) as well as EUROPOL and EUROJUST are also represented.

Its role is to ensure that the Agency delivers the tasks and results as stipulated in the Agency's establishing regulation in the most cost-effective way, taking into account the strategic goals and objectives of the Agency.

As such, it focuses on the following high-level tasks:

  • Ensuring confidence that the Agency mandate is being, and can be, delivered and developed coherently and effectively to meet all stakeholder and user requirements.

  • Directing the effective and coherent delivery of the eu-LISA vision. 

  • ​Ensuring the development of a robust system of internal control.



Filip is Director-general IT at the Belgian Ministry of Home Affairs. He has obtained a master’s degree in sciences ​(Mathematics) and a master’s degree in applied sciences (Information and Communication Technology) at the University of Gent. 

He also followed the Public Management Programme at the University of Leuven He was coordinator for the Belgian VIS system (BelVis). In the meantime, this system has been extended to a system that exchanges information for different applications between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federal Police and the Ministry of Home Affairs. 

F​ilip is described as a no-nonsense manager. He wants his organisation to be "on time + on scope + on budget". He will do his utmost to have happy, competent and responsibilized colleagues that help him attain the organisational goals. That way, he won the Belgian IT Innovator Award with his team.

View Filip's Declaration of non-Conflict of Interest

To contact Filip, you can connect with him on LinkedIn.​

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