Joep Crompvoets


Short biography

Joep Crompvoets is Associate professor ‘Information Management in the Public Sector’, Research Manager, Senior Researcher and Consultant in the domains of GIS, Spatial Data Infrastructures, E-governance and Public Sector Innovation at the KU Leuven Public Governance Institute in Leuven, Belgium.

About the KU Leuven Public Governance Institute

The Public Governance Institute, located in Leuven, Belgium, conducts research into different aspects of public governance from a public administration and political science perspective. The results of their research are of value in higher and continuing education, in public organizations, and for society in general.

Their mission is to gain knowledge and insight regarding politics, administration and public policies on local, regional, federal, European and international levels.  Such knowledge and understanding is in line with the core tasks of the university. They intend to make scientific contributions to an improvement in the policy-making, organization and management of public administrations. In this process, special attention is given to the role of citizens, political parties and government officials.

About KU Leuven

KU Leuven is a research intensive university, a setting for both fundamental and applied research, with a strong inter- and multidisciplinary background and a clear international orientation. The university aims for research excellence, a contribution to societal and cultural debates and the realisation of a real knowledge society. Individual initiative, critical reflection, collaboration, solidarity, academic freedom and diversity are key concepts in realising these goals. KU Leuven ranks among the best 50 universities worldwide.