Benedict Wauters

Expert on organisational development and on the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of strategies, policies, programmes, and projects

Field of specialisation

He has 20+ years of experience working in and for:


  • Multilateral public institutions (e.g. United Nations, OECD, the European Commission)


  • Regional and national government departments (e.g. the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Dutch Ministry of Transport, the Belgian Regional Governments of Flanders, Brussels and Wallonia)


  • Local governments (e.g. City of Antwerp)


  • NGOs and public corporations (including Greenpeace, the Flemish port of Ghent, the Dutch National Railway Company, etc.)

Professional experience

He has worked as consultant for Deloitte Consulting in Belgium, as well as Policy Research Corporation in the Netherlands. He has also been a lecturer at the Rotterdam Business School, responsible for teaching topics like strategy, risk management and research methodology in the master’s and MBA programmes, and for chairing the school’s curriculum board. He has also lectured at the Haagse Hogeschool in The Hague on the topic of external risk management in the Master’s Programme on Risk Management, and has been responsible for the evaluation skills lab at Antwerp Management School for the Master’s Programme in Public Management. In addition, for five years, he led the EU-wide Community of Practice on results-based management. In this capacity, he also contributed to the European Commission’s new toolbox on the quality of public administration.


Currently, he is the head of the ESF MA in Flanders, also responsible for innovation, impact evaluation, and methodology at the European Social Fund (ESF) department in the Flemish Ministry for Labour and Social Economy (Belgium). He is also a coordinator for the transnational network of public administration and governance on behalf of the EC. He also lectures at the Antwerp Management School on public sector innovation.

Upcoming courses given by

Benedict Wauters

  • two days workshop

    Monitoring, Evaluation and Indicators in ESI Funds:
    Practitioner’s Toolbox

    1050 EUR (excl. VAT)
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