Kaat Van De Keer obtained her Master of Laws degree from Ghent University and a Master (after Master) in Intellectual Property Law from KU Leuven / Brussels. In 2000 she took her oath at the Brussels Bar as a trainee lawyer and remained active as a lawyer in the Van Landuyt & Vennoten office until 2005, where she handled criminal cases and intellectual property files under the wings of, among others, Mr. Luc Deleu and Mr. Johnny Maesschalck.
In 2005, she joined the corporate and pharmaceutical industry and currently works as Assistant General Counsel and Legal Director EMEA at Johnson & Johnson, active worldwide in the pharmaceutical, medical and consumer products industries. Today she is responsible for regulatory legal EMEA within the pharmaceutical division Janssen Pharmaceutica.
Kaat has been active as a volunteer within the executive committee of our organization since 2017 and focuses mainly on communication and general organization.