Luc Hendrickx is since 2000 Director of Enterprise Policy and External Relations at UEAPME, the European employer’s organisation representing the interests of crafts and SMEs at EU level.
In this function he is responsible for SME policy, better regulation, legal affairs, internal market issues, ITC, accounting, retail, tourism, trade, corporate social responsibility…
From 1997 until 2000 he was member of cabinet of the Flemish Minister of Environment and Employment. In 1989 he joined UNIZO, the Belgian SME organisation, as Legal Counsellor. Between 1992 and 1998 he was also professor at the Flemish Economic High School (VLEKHO) in Brussels. He started his career in 1986 as salesman in his sister’s do-it-yourself shop.
Luc Hendrickx has a Law degree from the Catholic University of Leuven (B), a Diploma from the Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales of Nice (F) and a Master in European Studies from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (S).