General Director
KIK-IRPA - Belgium


Hilde De Clercq is a chemist and gained a Ph.D. in Science, Polymer Chemistry from the University of Ghent in 1993.
From October 1994, she worked as researcher in the Laboratories department of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage, Brussels, and from December 2006, she was the head of this department as well as the head of the Monuments section.
From 1 June 2017, she has been the General Director of KIK-IRPA
She is a member of the ICCROM Council (since 2013), the Belgian representative in the GB and EB of JPI CH and in the GB of E-RIHS.EU. She is a member of numerous scientific committees related to CH and is the WP leader of ARCHLAB of Iperion CH and i-Governance member of E-RIHS.