Lic. in Sociology from the Free University of Brussels (1990), and PhD in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania (2006).
I joined LSHTM in the fall of 2012, following post-PhD stints at the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) and Princeton University (USA). I am a member of the Population Studies Group, and my research interfaces with the ALPHA Network and the MeSH Consortium.
I am the module organiser for Demographic Methods (SU2057), co-organize Population Dynamics and Projections (SU2429), and occasionally teach on Population Studies (SU2011), and Population, Poverty and the Environment (SU2436). Since 2015-'16, I Chair of the Exam Board for the MSc in Demography and Health.
Demography of sub-Saharan Africa, HIV/AIDS, adult and child mortality estimation, sexual behavior, households and family dynamics, demographic surveillance systems, surveillance methods and record linkage techniques.