Wauthier Robyns de Schneidauer

Invited Professor

Wauthier Robyns (°1957) currently serves as a Manager with the Belgian Insurance Companies’ association. He is in charge of Information and Publications and acts as the official spokesman of the Association.
Education :
  • Master (Licentie) Law Faculty, Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis (1976-1979) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (1979-1982), Brussels
  • Further training in insurance and in public relations, the latter through the Centre Belge de Relations Publiques (now known as 3C)
Professional History :
  • Aug. 1982 - March 1983: Trainee, Protocol & Public Relations Department, City of Brussels
  • Since 1983 : Assuralia (Union Professionnelle des Entreprises d’Assurances, Brussels), Belgian Insurance Companies’ Association Communication tasks include press relations (written and AV), educational material, information for customers and victims, creating understanding with other interest groups
  • Since 1991 : lecturer at Economics Faculty of KU Leuven, Brussels, on Insurance and Pensions – he is also invited as a guest speaker at several Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate programs, among others at ICHEC Brussels, Universiteit Gent, Vlerick Management School …
  • 1994: Guest lecturer at the Economics Department of Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski, Lublin, Poland, on the International Framework of the Insurance Industry
  • 2006-2010 : Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (Group I – Employers)
  • 2011 : Board member at Oscare, organisation for victims of burn wounds