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Professor emeritus Luc Lavrysen Master in Law Ph.D. in Law On October 14th 1997 Luc Lavrysen obtained the degree of doctor in law at Ghent University, with a Ph.D. titled “The development of the European, Belgian and Flemish environmental law in a changing institutional context. Research on the development of environmental law from a public law perspective” (English translation). From May 1985 until May 2000 he was Law Clerk at the Belgian Constitutional Court in Brussels. From May 2000 until January 2001 he was State Councilor (Justice in the Supreme Administrative Court). Currently he is the President of the Belgian Constitutional Court, after being a judge at that Court since 2001. He combined these functions with the function of scientific researcher (1985-1989), voluntary assistant (1989-1991), academic counsel (1991-1992) and visiting professor (1992-1998) at Ghent University in the domain of environmental law. From February 1998 till September 2021 he was part-time (20 %) professor in environmental law, charged with courses in environmental law at various faculties. From January 2000 till September 2021 he was director of the Centre for Environmental and Energy Law (CM&ER). Furthermore he was chief-editor of the “Tijdschrift voor Milieurecht” (one of Belgian’s leading environmental law magazines) till the end of 2019 and chair of the working group Product Policy of the Belgian Federal Council for Sustainable Development. He is now an professor emeritus He is also president of the EU Forum of Judges for the Environment and member of the board of the Global Judicial Institute on the Environment.