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Duties and tasks:
* Federal Public Service Interior (except for "Affairs relating to Aliens")

Political career
* Minister of the Interior (Since 2009)
* Minister of Immigration and Asylum Policy (2008 – 2009)
* Federal deputy for Open VLD: Expert in social affairs, work and pensions (2003 – 2007)

Professional career
* Catholic High School of Leuven. Head of Marketing Training Department (1993 – 2003)

Studies
* Master of Economics, Catholic University of Leuven
* Secondary teacher training in Brussels
* Secondary schools in Ninove