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The Government of the Region

The Government of the Brussels-Capital Region
The Government of the Region is the executive body of the Brussels-Capital Region: it defines how the laws laid down by the Brussels Parliament are implemented.

The Government of the Brussels-Capital Region is composed of a minister-president, 4 ministers – two French speakers and two Dutch speakers – and three secretaries of state. The Government is elected every five years by the Brussels Parliament (the Council of the Brussels-Capital Region).

The members of the Government are responsible for matters defined by the regional competences: urban development, planning, urban renewal, housing, public works, transport, economic policy, foreign trade, employment, environmental protection, energy, local authorities, scientific research and international relations.

This subsection also covers the main points of agreements and orders and the decisions of the Council of Ministers of the Government of the Region.

The composition of the Government of the Region

  • Rudi Vervoort (PS), Minister-President of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Urban Development and Urban Renewal, Tourism, the Promotion of the Image of Brussels and Bicultural Issues of regional Importance
    Rue Ducale 7-9, 1000 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 506 32 11
    Fax: +32 (0)2 514 40 22
    Email: info.vervoort@gov.brussels
  • Elke Van den Brandt (Groen), Minister of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Mobility, Public Works and Road Safety
    Botanic Building
    Boulevard Saint-Lazare 10, 13th floor, 1210 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 517 13 33
    Email: info.vandenbrandt@gov.brussels
  • Alain Maron (Ecolo), Minister of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Climate Change, Environment, Energy and Participatory DemocracyBotanic Building
    Boulevard Saint-Lazare 10, 11th floor, 1210 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 506 34 11
  • Sven Gatz (Open Vld), Minister of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Finance, Budget, Civil Service and the Promotion of Multilingualism and the Image of Brussels
    Avenue des Arts 9, 1210 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 209 28 11
    Email: info.gatz@gov.brussels
  • Bernard Clerfayt (DéFI), Minister of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Employment and Vocational Training, Digitisation, Local Authorities and Animal Welfare
    Botanic Building
    Boulevard Saint-Lazare 10, 14th floor, 1210 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 517 12 59
    Fax: +32 (0)2 511 54 64
    Email: info.clerfayt@gov.brussels
  • Nawal Ben Hamou (PS), Secretary of State of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Housing and Equal Opportunities (competences delegated by Minister-President Rudi Vervoort)
    Boulevard du Régent 21-23, 1000 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 506 33 37
    Email: info.benhamou@gov.brussels
  • Barbara Trachte (Ecolo), Secretary of State of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Economic Transition and Scientific Research (competences delegated by Minister Alain Maron)
    Botanic Building
    Boulevard Saint-Lazare 10, 12th floor, 1210 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 506 34 11
  • Pascal Smet (one.brussels), Secretary of State of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Urbanism and Heritage, European and International Relations, Foreign Trade and Fire fighting and Emergency medical Assistance (competences delegated by Minister Sven Gatz)
    Zenith
    Boulevard du Roi Albert II 37 - 12th floor, 1030 Brussels
    Phone: +32 (0)2 517 12 00
    Fax: +32 (0)2 517 14 90
    Email: info.smet@gov.brussels