Luc Bas is the Director of IUCN European Regional Office in Brussels representing IUCN towards the EU Institutions and providing leadership and guidance for all activities undertaken within the European context.
Prior to this, Luc was European Director of The Climate Group in Brussels, working with business and government to reach more ambitious EU climate polices and prepare for a true energy transition. As International Director of The Climate Group’s States and Regions Alliance, he established one of the most significant networks of sub-national governments leading on tackling climate change.
Luc also worked as adviser on international sustainable development policies for both the Belgian Federal and Flemish Governments, representing them at the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (SD), the OECD national SD expert panel, the Belgium Federal Council on SD, as well as at various networks of sub national governments. Luc holds a Masters degree in industrial engineering and postgraduate degrees in both environmental science and international politics.