Wim Haegeman is Director at VIVES University College for the study area Industrial Science and Technology and part-time Professor Ground Mechanics and Ground Dynamics (University of Gent). Before this he held posts as Lecturer at the Southeast University of Nanjing (China) and the University of San Simon (Bolivië) as well as being an Associate Professor at the University of Leuven.
Wim Haegeman is Director of the non-profits Start West-Flanders (home help service), CVO Miras (adult education) and VCLO (Flemish Aerospace Centre Ostend) and chair of the non-profit COPO (meeting centre Assebroek). He is also a council member of Voka Ostend and a member of the management committee for Greenbridge Incubation and Innovation Centre NV.
He graduated in Civil Engineering and Engineering in Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Gent. He followed this up with a PhD in Applied Sciences and Engineering.