Arne Dormaels is Business Developer at Ghent University’s multidisciplinary economic valorization consortium Smart Solutions for Secure Societies (i4S).
Prior to this he was Director Safety and Security at Vias institute, Visiting Professor at Ghent University within the Department Business and Public Administration and visiting lecturer at the Ruhr University in Bochum within the framework of the International Master Criminal Justice, Governance and Police Science. In June 2014 he earned his PhD in Criminology from Ghent University.
He is member of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Centre for Policing and Security (CPS). Previously he worked as a member of staff, branch policing and security at the Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities and for the Department of Public Security of the Belgian Ministry of Interior.