Paul Van Dun has degrees in Law (KU Leuven), Tax Sciences (FHS Brussels) and Business Administration (KU Leuven). After having held positions at KPMG and a private equity company, Paul joined KU Leuven Research and Development, the technology transfer unit of KU Leuven, where he is currently the General Manager. He coordinates the activities in contract research, patenting, licensing, spin-off creation and regional development.
He is also Managing Director of the venture fund Gemma Frisius Fund, a Board Member of the Foundation Fournier-Majoie pour l’Innovation, Chairman of the Centre for Drug Design and Discovery; board member and president of several high-tech companies.
From 2006 – 2010, he was Vice President of ASTP.