Lucien Bollaert is an independent international QA expert, keynote speaker at many conferences on QA, author of peer-reviewed articles and visiting professor in New York. He is member of the boards of AEQES and EQ-Arts and member of the Policy and Standards Committee of QQI. Lucien Bollaert was between 2009 and 2015 member of the executive board of the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). In June 2012 he was elected as member of the management group of the European Consortium for Accreditation (ECA). Before this he was acting general director and director of education and research at the University College of West Flanders (Belgium) and chair of the experts’ committee on quality assurance of the Ghent University Association. He was member of the E4 group which developed the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG) and the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR); he has been vice-chair of the EQAR Register Committee since its foundation in 2008. Lucien Bollaert has been a member of the organising committee of the European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF). He was also member of the first experts’ working group on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). For many years he was the Flemish Bologna expert on quality culture, quality assurance and learning outcomes.