Sonja De Becker


  • Born in 1967, in Erps-Kwerps, Belgium.
  • Holds a Master’s degree in Law (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
  • Career: She started her career as a legal adviser at the Boerenbond (farmers' union) (1990–1997). She then became head of environmental consulting at SBB Bedrijfsdiensten in Leuven (1997–1999), before
    returning to the Boerenbond to take up the post of Deputy General Secretary (1999–2001), GeneralSecretary (2001–2013) and Vice-president (2013–2015). Since 1 December 2015, she has been President of the Boerenbond. She is also President of: MRBB, Agri Investment Fund, SBB Accountants & Advisors, SBB Bedrijfsdiensten and HBB. She is member of: the Board and Executive Committee of the Flanders Social and Economic Council (SERV), the Flemish Economic and Social Consultation Committee (VESOC),the Policy group of the Flemish Employment and Training Service (VDAB), the Central Economic Council (CRB).
  • In the Board of Directors of KBC Group: non-executive director, representative of core shareholders, member of the Nomination Committee