Isabelle De Voldere
Isabelle De Voldere is senior expert and team leader at IDEA Consult. Over 15 years, her professional interest lays in socio-economic research, with a special focus on the contribution of creative activities, knowledge and innovation to regional development. She has a wide experience in academic research as in applied and policy supporting research. She worked and led projects commissioned by (regional, federal and European) governmental institutions, intermediairy organisations and research facilities.
Isabelle De Voldere completed her studies in Business Engineering at the K.U.Leuven, where she specialised in international business. After completing her studies, she worked at the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School for seven years, where she took part in a wide range of projects on European integration and enterprise strategy, foreign investments in Belgium, the creative economy and the creative sectors. She has worked for clients such as the European Commission, the Flemish government and cross-sectoral organisations. She has been working at IDEA Consult since 2008.