After obtaining a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics, Dirk Verlee started his professional career with KBC-bank.

In 1992 he started working as a commercial attaché for the Belgian government in Algiers and went on to become an Economic Representative for Flanders, respectively in Tunis and Paris, where he became the Regional Coordinator for the neighbouring countries.

Dirk joined the London office of Flanders Investment & Trade as the Head of office in 2021, is also the regional coordinator for the North of Europe and joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Trade and Investment in Europe.