Foreign Affairs Belgium
Leo Peeters is born in Antwerp in 1956. After a first professional career in the private sector and academia he joins the Belgian Foreign Ministry in 1988. He starts as a Science and Technology Attaché in New York and in 1998 moves on to various diplomatic postings in Russia, Italy, Jerusalem and France. He is currently Director for Press and Communication at the Foreign Ministry in Brussels as well as Ambassador-at-Large for an international conference in the framework of the Middle East Peace Process.