Alexander De Croo is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Postal Services of Belgium. Previously, he was Minister of Pensions. Before his political career, Alexander De Croo became a project leader of The Boston Consulting Group in 1999. Starting from 2006, he founded a new company called Darts-ip specialized in providing service to Intellectual Property professionals. In 2013, De Croo was appointed Vice Chairman of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Ageing. He is part of the 2015 intake of World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders.