Management

The management of the Pro League is responsible for the day-to-day running of Belgian professional football. 

The management works according to the vision of the Pro League and aspires to be an organisation where football experience, professionalism, innovation and growth are key. Every initiative of the management aims to strengthen the clubs in particular and football in general. The management works in consultation with the Board of Directors to which it reports.

Management Pro League
Chief executive officer Lorin Parys
Chief Finances Officer Tamara Michiels
Chief Business Officer & Head of Legal  Leander Monbaliu
Legal Officer Mathias Lecluse
Head of Communications & Spokesperson Stijn Van Bever
Press & Public Affairs Officer Tim De Neve
Content Creator  Lisa Snauwaert
eSports, Content  Andreas Geerts
Football & Community Manager Jan Cas
Football & Community Officer Andreas De Roeck
Club Services Officer Tim Vlaeminck
Digital Business Intelligence Officer Arno Lycke
Office Manager - Translator  Benjamin Hayart 
Head of Youth Development Ariël Jacobs
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Bio Lorin Parys

Lorin Parys has been CEO of the Pro League since 1 April 2022. Lorin is from Leuven and studied law at the universities of Namur and Leuven and at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. He obtained an LL.M. from the New York University School of Law and an MBA from Vlerick Business School in Ghent.

Lorin started his career at the New York Bar with international law firm Latham & Watkins LLP. He was spokesperson for the Flemish Minister of Economics and Foreign Trade for a year. He was then appointed general manager and later chairman of Flanders DC (2004-2007). In 2007, he became COO at Uplace and in 2011 at Club Brugge. 

From 2014 to 2022, Lorin was a member of the Flemish Parliament. In 2018, he also became vice-chairman of the N-VA. He resigned from those positions to promote the interests of professional football as CEO of the Pro League.

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