Patrick Staes

Seconded National Expert
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Fields of Specialisation:
Public management; quality in the public sector; Common Assessment Framework (CAF); consulting services.

CV in English
Patrick Staes is senior counsel at the Federal Public Service Personal & Organisation in Belgium and national seconded at EIPA since 2004. He is responsible for the CAF Resource Centre at EIPA that supports the implementation of the CAF in Europe by research, training, coaching and networking. Since 2000 he is member of the Innovative Public Services Group (IPSG), an expert group of the directors general of the European Public Administration Network (EUPAN). 

He obtained a degree on History (1982) and Public management (1989) at the Catholic University of Leuven. He published on the Belgian Citizen Charter (1998), was co-organiser of the Belgian Quality Conferences in 2001, 2003 and 2005 and wrote several articles on quality in the public sector. He has experience in the application of the CAF at local, regional, national and international level. 

He is secretary-general of the Belgian Institute of Public administration.