As Deputy Commissioner of the Federal Planning Bureau, Jan Verschooten is member of the executive committee and assists the Commissioner in the daily management and representation of the management within the consultative bodies of the institution (works council, committee for prevention and protection at work, the greening group and the information protection working group.
He is responsible for and coordinates the activities of the administrative department, essentially human resources and budget. He represents the FPB within the steering committees of different projects and acts as spokesman for press conferences and hearings. Within the framework of the statutory tasks of the institution, he coordinates the "economic assessment of election programmes" project.
He represents the FPB within the Board of Directors of the National Accounts Institute and is a member of the “taxation and social security contributions” section of the High Council of Finance and vice-chairman of the Belgian Study Group on Ageing.