Pierre Bruyère has been the director of Belnet since 1993. He is a civil engineer in electronics and graduated from the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve. As an employee of the Belgian Science Policy Office for 27 years, he took on various responsibilities mainly in the field of research and telecommunications. He was appointed as the Belgian delegate to various international organisations active in this field (European Union, European Space Agency, Eureka, OECD).
Since 1998, Pierre is also a member of the board of directors of ASTRID, a Belgian public company operating a radio communication network (Tetra) for emergency and security services.