Luc Hendrickx is since 2000 Director of Enterprise Policy and External Relations at SMEunited (formerly UEAPME), the European employer's organisation representing the interests of crafts and SMEs at EU level.
In this function he is responsible for SME policy, better regulation, legal affairs, internal market issues, retail, digitalisation, trade and standardisation. He is member of the board of EURid, the registry manager of the .eu and .ею country code top-level domains, Member of the Multistakeholder expert group to support the application of the GDPR, Member of the Stakeholder Consultation Group for the Fitness Check of EU Consumer and Marketing Law and other advisory groups.
From 1997 until 2000 he was member of cabinet of the Flemish Minister of Environment and Employment. In 1989 he joined UNIZO, the Belgian SME organisation, as Legal Counsellor. Between 1992 and 1998 he also lectured at the Flemish Economic High School (VLEKHO) in Brussels. He started his career in 1986 as salesman in his sister’s do-it-your self shop.
Luc Hendrickx has a Master of Laws from the Catholic University of Leuven (B), a Diploma from the Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales of Nice (F) and a Master in European Studies from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (S).