Frank Schuermans

 

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born on 23 January 1964
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Frank Schuermans (°Ghent, 23/01/194) is currently a senior prosecutor-general (attorney-general) at the Ghent Court of Appeal (Belgium).

He is also member of the Belgian and Flemish Data Protection Authority and member of the Belgian Supervisory Body for Police Information.  He is also a member of the Appeal Body for Security Clearences, certificates and advice.

He is an assistant penal law and criminal policy at the IRCP, University of Ghent. 

Brief carier history:

- 1989-1990: military service as a lawyer with the Belgian "Gendarmerie" (federal police)

- 1990-1992: lawyer at the Ghent Bar association

- 1992-1994: judicial apprentice at the court of first instance Ghent

- 1995-1996: deputy prosecutor at the court of first instance Ghent

- 1996-1999: deputy chief of staff to the Belgian Vice Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior (responsible of police and judicial matters including the budget)

- 1999: deputy prosecutor at the court of first instance Ghent

- 2000-2003: deputy chief of staff to the Belgian Vice Prime Minister and Budget Minister (responsible for police and justice budget)

- 2003-2005: deputy prosecutor-general at the Ghent Court of Appeal

- 2005-2009: member of the Belgian parlemeniary standing police monitoring committee (police oversight body)

- 2012-2014; deputy chief of staff to the Belgian Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economy, Consumer Affairs and the North Sea

- 2004-2017: member of the Belgian Data Protection Authority

- 2009-2017: member of the Flemisch Data Protection Authority

- 2009-2017: member of the Appeal Body for Security Clearences, certificates and advice

- 2015-2017: member of the (parliamentary) Supervisory Body of Police Information

- 2000-2013: assistant penal law and procedural penal law at the University of Brussels (VUB)

He had written more than 200 articles in books and judical magazines on penal law, penal procedural law and police law.