Marc joined FIPRA International as a Special Advisor in 2004 with particular responsibility for Belgian government relations. Prior to this, Marc has held positions as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shell Belgium, Chairman of the Federation of Belgian Petrol, Alternate Board Member of EUROPIA (European Petroleum Industry Association) and Director of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium. From 1998, he was Chairman and Managing Director of Shell Belgium and Chairman of the Board of Shell Luxembourg. From 1995, he was Head of European Union Liaison for Shell International Ltd. He has a chemical engineering background and graduated in Chemical and Petrochemical Engineering from the University of Brussels. Marc is fluent in English, Dutch and French.