Mr. Jan BEECKMANS
Jan Beeckmans, born 20th September 1954, has studied Master in Applied Economics and is the current General Director of the University Hospital Brussels.
He started his career at the University of Ghent as Researcher on the organization of the Hospital Sector. After that he conducted several positions such as Staff Member at the Department of Economic Affairs for the City of Ghent; Staff Member Healthcare Sector for the Study and Documentation Centre Emile Vandervelde (S.E.V.I.) which is a research center of a political party; Financial Director at the University Hospital Brussels and Coordinator of the Centre of Health Economics and Hospital Policy at the University of Brussels. During this period Jan Beeckmans was a Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Brussels, regarding Hospital Financing Systems.
Before his current position as General Director of the University Hospital Brussels, he was during a period of 15 years Program Officer responsible for Health and Hospital Policy at the office of successive Belgian Ministers of Social Affairs within the Federal Government of Belgium.
Jan Beeckmans currently conducts mandates as Board Member of following institutes:
- Consultative Committee New Hospital Policy, advisory committee of the Federal Minister of Social Affairs
- Council of the University Hospitals of Belgium
- National Board for Hospital Facilities, official advisory body of the Belgian Government
- Belgian Association of Hospitals
Former mandates, which he doesn’t fulfil anymore today, were as President ad interim of the Committee for Budgetary Control at the National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance and as President of the Multipartite, official consultation body between hospital administrators, physicians and insurance institutions.