Mr. Dirk Lybaert is Chief Corporate Affairs Officer & Secretary General of Proximus and has the following responsibilities: Legal, Regulatory, Public Affairs, Group Communications, Internal Audit & Risk Management, Security Governance & Investigations, Corporate Prevention & Protection, Reputation & Sustainability and Data Protection.
Mr. Lybaert was Secretary General of Belgacom from 2005 to 2014. From 1995 until 2007, he was an assistant at the Law Faculty of the University of Brussels for the "Named Contracts" course. From 2000 to 2005 he held different positions within the legal department of Belgacom.
Prior to joining Belgacom, Mr. Lybaert served as an officer with the Federal Police, where he reached the position of Lieutenant-Colonel and Director of the Anti-Terrorism Program.
Mr. Lybaert is a member of the Board of Directors of BICS, Proximus Foundation, Proximus Art, Proximus Opal and MWings. He also has external mandates at Aquafin, Bednet and Festival van Vlaanderen.
Mr. Lybaert holds a Master’s degree in Criminology from the University of Ghent, Law from the University of Brussels (VUB) and Business Law from the University of Antwerp, and degrees in Advanced Management and Social and Military Sciences.