In the 70s, he discovers the Jacobs and Hergé comics, unaware of course he will one day writer of "Blake and Mortimer" Jacobs! He obtained his humanities degree (Belgian tray) at 18 and spent a year in the United States, the American High School in Chicago. He returned to Brussels to pursue law studies conclude that in 1989 with a degree in Public and International Affairs, obtained at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve.