Dirk Jozef Maria Sterckx (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈstɛrks]), born on 25 September 1946 in Herent, is a Belgian politician and Member of the European Parliament for Flanders with the Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten, Member of the Bureau of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Fisheries and its Committee on Transport and Tourism.
He is a substitute for the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.
- 1969: Teacher
- 1975: Journalist, BRT television
- 1986: Copy Editor of the BRT television news
- 1994: Copy editor and anchorman on Terzake, television news interpretation programme
- 1996: Head of news and anchorman on VRT television news
- since 1999: Member of the European Parliament
- 2001: Member of Lint Municipal Council (January
- 2004: VLD Chairman (February - June)
- Member of the Conference of Delegation Chairmen
See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Belgium)