Former member of the European Parliament, Karel Van Miert was Transport Commissioner, Vice President of the European Commission and Competition Commissioner from 1993 to 1999. He served as President of Universiteit Nyenrode from 2000 to 2003. In 2003, he chaired the EU-High Level Group on the Trans-European Transport Networks. Currently, Karel Van Miert is member of the Board of several national and international companies.
He is member of the Jacques Delors Institute‘s Board of Directors.