|Christophe D'Haese; (Mr)
|Eric Thomas; (Mr)
Member of the Brussels Region 2004 2009. Member of the Belgian Parliament 1995 -2014.
Party: Parti Socialiste
|Bart De Wever; (Mr)
||Born 1970; President of the NVA* party; Member of the Flemish parliament from 2004-2007
|Renaat Landuyt; (Mr)
||Born 1959; Attorney
|Philippe Closer; (Mr)
||Became mayor in July 2017 following the resignation of Yvan Mayeur over the Samusocial scandal.
||Born 1971. Lawyer. Member of the Council since 2006.President of Brussels Region Office of Tourism 2006 2012.
|Paul Magnette; (Mr)
Former Professor of Political Science;
Current ( 2016) Minister-President of Government of Wallonie Region;
Former Minister in Federal Government from which he resigned in 2013 to become Mayor of Charleroi and Chair of PS
|Vincent Van Quickenborne (Mr)
||Member of Belgian government (2003 - 2012)
Party: Open VLD
|Wim Dries (Mr)
||Elected 2009, re-elected 2013
Engineer; Member of City Council (1995-2014)
|Daniël Termont; (Mr)
||Born 1953; Winner of the 2014 World Mayor Commendation
|Nadja Vananroye (Ms)
||Became mayor in September 2016 after former Socialist mayor Hilda Claes was forced to resign by the other parties amidst allegations of conflicts of interest.
||Born 1973. Manager in the Social Enterprises sector from
Member of the Council since 2007.
Party. CD & V
|Dominique Dufourney (Mr)
||Replaced Willy Decourty in January 2016 as part of an agreement made following the last elections.
Party. Reform Movement.
|Jacques Gobert (Mr)
||President of the Union of Towns and Cities in Wallonia
|Louis Marie Joseph Tobback; (Mr)
Minister of Interior 1992-9; Party: sp.a
|Willy Demeyer; (Mr)
||Elected 1999; Re-elected in 2006 and 2013
Former member of Wallonia Regional Parliament;
Member of Federal Parliament since 2010;
Member of City Council since 1999;
Vice President of PS since 2011
|Bart Somers; (Mr)
||Elected 2001; Re-elected 2012
Former Minister-President of Flanders Regional Government;
Chair of Flemish Liberal Democrats 2004-2009;
Current ( 2016) member of EU Committee of the Regions for which he
was lead author in June 2016 of a report on combating radicalisation.
Won the 2016 World Mayor Prize
Party: Open VLD*
|Francoise Schepmans; (Ms)
||Born 1960; Currently also Law degree and former civil servant;
Current member of the Federal Parliament;
Vice President of the House of Representatives;
First elected to the City Council in 1989. First female mayor of
Former member of the Brussels-Capital Region Parliament
Came to international prominence during the investigations into
the November 2015 Paris atrocities which centred on Molenbeek-Saint Jean.
Longlisted for the 2018 World Mayor Prize
|Elio Di Rupo; (Mr)
||Elected 2000; Re-elected twice
Served as Prime Minister of Belgium from December 2011 until
Former Minister-President of the Government of Wallonie;
Minister of State in Federal Government 1994-1999;
Member of European Parliament 1989-1991
|Brigitte Aubert (Ms)
||Became mayor on October 2nd 2017 following the murder of Alfred Gadenne on September 11th 2017 by a teenager whose father, a council employee, committed suicide in 2015.
||Member of City Council since 2005.
First female mayor of Mouscron.
|Maxime Prévot; (Mr)
||Born 1978; Member of Parliament 2007-2009;
|Oostende / Ostende
|Johan Vande Lanotte (Mr)
Lawyer and lecturer
Belgium Deputy Prime Minister 2011 - 2014
Former President of SP.A
|Rooselare / Roylers
||Appointed 2012 succeeding Luc Martens
||Born 1972. Law lecturer. Former political advisor. Member of Council since 2006.
|Charles Picque (Mr)
||Elected 1985, re-elected several times most recently in 2012
Member of Belgian Parliament; Minister-President of Brussels Region 2004 - 2013
|Bernard Clerfayt (Mr)
Secretary of State Finance 2008-2011; Currently also Member of Parliament
|Lieven Dehandschutter (Mr)
||Elected 2010, re-elected 2012
Member of Flemish Parliament since 2010
|Rudy Demotte (Mr)
Current Minister-President of French Community
Former Minister-President of Wallonia Region
Former minister in Belgian government
|Boris Dillies (Mr)
||Became mayor in September 2017.
||On the day he took office he set out a plan for modernising the council. Alderman for Finance on the Council.
Member of Parliament.
Vice President of MR in the Brussels region.
||Member of Belgian Parliament; Member of Wallonia Parliament
|Wolvwe - Saint Pierre
|Benoit Cerexhe (Mr)
Minister in Brussels Capital Region government; First elected to City Council aged 21