Laurent Franckx is an economist specializing in transport and environmental economics. He obtained his PHD at the KULeuven in 2001. Before joining the Federal Planning Bureau in 2017, he has been a consultant on Belgian and European policy studies.
As a member of the Energy and Transport team, he is mainly responsible for modelling the car fleet composition, and in particular the share of alternative fuels. Besides, he studies the impact of new technological developments (such as self-driving cars) and transportation business models (such as shared mobility) on transport demand in Belgium, and on the attractiveness of the various modes of transport.