Kris Van Der Plas, Managing Director, FLAG (Flemish Aerospace Group)
Kris has been managing director at FLAG since June 2014. In this period FLAG grew from an association of 33 companies to a cluster, recognized by the Flemish government, of more than 75 companies, universities and research associations. Graduated as a Master in electromechanics, Kris has spent over a decade in automotive before moving to aerospace. He held key positions on behalf of industry (automotive and aerospace) in meetings at EU and UN level.