Dirk Jozef Maria Sterckx ( Dutch pronunciation: ), born on 25 September 1946 in [ˈstɛrks] 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.
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
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)