Marc Vael is president of ISACA Belgium. Marc has a master in Applied Economics from the University of Antwerp, a master in Information Management from the University of Hasselt and a master-doctorandus degree in applied economics and ICT from the KU Leuven. He has multiple certificates in IT auditing, IT risk and IT security.
Marc has 25 years active experience in evaluating, designing, implementing and monitoring solutions on risk and information security management, BCM/DRP, data protection/privacy and IT Audit.
Since 1997 Vael lectures as guest professor at the Antwerp Management School and since 2004 at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. In 2010 Vael was appointed chief audit executive at Smals and also deputy member of the Flemish privacy commission. Since 2012 Vael was appointed as member of the Permanent Stakeholder Group of ENISA. Marc was also elected Fellow van het Hogeheuvelcollege Leuven since 2012.