Mr. Bernard Van den Bogaert, former CEO of the Belgian brewery De Koninck in Antwerp, takes the initiative to establish the fund.
The Leuven University Fund, a public benefit institution (ANBI) and the central body for patronage and sponsorship at Leuven University (KU Leuven), advises the founders and assists in the set up of the fund.
The Brewing Science Serves Health fund website is launched and the fundraising starts.
The inauguration of the Brewing Science Serves Health fund will be held on December 4, 2014 in the salons of the KU Leuven University Hall.
Former Chief Executive Officer
Brewery De Koninck
Chief Executive Officer
Leuven Institute for Beer Research, KU Leuven
The Management committee of the fund consists of the following persons:
Dr. ir. Gino Baart, Leuven Institute for Beer Research, KU Leuven
Prof. dr. Paul van Dun, KU Leuven Research and Development
Prof. dr. Georges Gielen, Science, Engineering and Technology Group, KU Leuven
Prof. dr. Hedwig Neven, Centre of Microbial and Plant Genetics, KU Leuven
Prof. dr. Johan Thevelein, Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology Section, KU Leuven
Prof. dr. Jean-Pierre Tricot, Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven
Prof. dr. Kevin Verstrepen, Centre of Microbial and Plant Genetics, KU Leuven