Baudouin has been Managing Partner of Interel Belgium since 1 December 2007.
He holds a Ph. D. in economics and started his career at the National Bank of Belgium. After working in the financial department of Philips and heading a subsidiary of credit insurer Cobac (now Euler-Hermes Belgium), he became chief economist of the Federation of Employers in Belgium (FEB). He then joined the retailers’ federation (Comeos) as CEO.
He is a professor of strategic communication at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL). He sits on the board of two Bel 20 companies (Bekaert and Cofinimmo) and of credit insurer Ducroire SA. He is also chairman of the Cercle de Lorraine, the leading business club in Brussels.