Sophie Wilmès was born on January 15, 1975.

Prime Minister since October 27, 2019.

  • Prime Minister of Belgium since October 2019
  • Minister of the Budget and Civil Service, in charge of the National Lottery and Science Policy from 2015 to 2019
  • Member of Sint-Genesius-Rode Municipal Council since 2007, serving as First Alderwoman (finance, the budget, French-speaking education, communication and the local economy) from 2007 to 2015
  • Member of the local police board for the Rode – Linkebeek – Drogenbos zone since 2007
  • Member of the Belgian Federal Parliament (member of the Finance & Budget, National Defence, and Economy & Employment committees) from 2014 to 2015
  • Head of the Union of Francophones (UF) group on Flemish Brabant Provincial Council from 2013 to 2014
  • Director at Finilek from 2013 to 2014
  • Director at the intermunicipal water company IWVB from 2007 to 2013
  • Chair of the French-speaking liberal Reformist Movement party (MR) in the municipalities surrounding Brussels since 2013
  • Chair of the Sint-Genesius-Rode branch of MR from 2009 to 2013
  • Member of Uccle Municipal Council from 2000 to 2005
  • Chair of the Uccle non-profit youth organisation Service Ucclois à la Jeunesse from 2000 to 2005
  • Economic and financial advisor in a business law firm from September 2005 to January 2007
  • Financial Officer at the European Commission, handling projects relating to development cooperation in Asia and subsequently projects relating to EU enlargement, between 1998 and 2003
  • Risk Management course at ICHEC Entreprise in 2006
  • Special degree in Financial Management at the Institut Supérieur de Commerce Saint-Louis in 2002
  • Degree in Applied Communication – Advertising and Marketing at the Institute for Higher Social Communication Studies (IHECS) in 1997