Patricia Delbaere has been working at the Federal Planning Bureau as an expert in the Task Force on Sustainable Development since early 2004. Using a transdisciplinary approach, she contributes to the analyses of the present situation, the policy assessments and the prospective scenarios in the Federal Reports on Sustainable Development. She holds a graduate degree in biology and a Diploma of Specialized Studies (DESS) in science and environmental management.
In the Reports, she is responsible for the biological diversity and food themes, all within the context of sustainable development. She is also responsible for the cross-disciplinary and global assessment of the Federal Plan on Sustainable Development, through indicators developed by the Task Force, among others.
Since 2006, she has also been responsible for the introduction and implementation of the Environmental Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) at the Federal Planning Bureau.
Before joining the Federal Planning Bureau, she worked for two years as a research assistant at the Centre Entreprise Environnement of the Institut d’Administration et de Gestion (IAG-Louvain School of Management) of the Université catholique de Louvain, where she was in charge of projects on sustainable consumption and production patterns. She also did a three-month internship at the Federal Council for Sustainable Development on sustainable development indicators.
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