Christophe Soil

C. Soil
Born in Uccle on 8 December 1977

Regent since 18 May 2020


Director-General of the Brussels Planning

Studies – Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Science, ULB (1999)
  • DEA (higher education diploma) in Economic Research, ULB (2001)
  • Doctorate in Economic Science, ULB (2005)
  • Post-Doc Harvard University (2008)



  • Assistant for courses on Microeconomic Theory II and Economy and Strategy, ULB (2004-2005)
  • Alternate lecturer for course on International Economy, ULB (2005-2006)
  • Assistant for The Strategy of International Politics course, Harvard University, (2006-2007)
  • Senior lecturer (temporary post), for courses on Introduction to Microeconomics and Introduction to Macroeconomics, ULB (2010-2016)
  • Senior lecturer for course on Introduction to Macroeconomics, ULB (since 2016)

Non-education career

  • Coordinator of the strategic unit for Social Affairs (2008-2011)
  • Deputy Head of Cabinet of the strategic units for Social Affairs & Public Health (2011-2014)
  • Coordinator of the socio-economic unit at the Emile Vandervelde Institute (2014-2016)
  • Chairman of the Board of BIO SA (2014-2017)
  • Member of the Public Sector Borrowing Requirement Section of the High Council of Finance (since 2015)
  • Director-General of the Brussels Planning (since 2016)