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Claude Van Rooten

President, World Road Association (PIARC)

Claude Van Rooten was elected as President of the World Road Association in January 2017, having been member of the Executive Committee from 2005 to 2012 and Chair of the Communications Commission from 2009 to 2012. He is an honorary member of the Association since 2013. He obtained his Civil Engineer Degree at the Université libre de Bruxelles where he is now honorary professor. He is Director General of the Belgian Road Research Centre since 18 years.