is full professor at the KU Leuven, Faculty of Arts, campus Antwerpen. She works in the field of terminology, language technology, specialized translation and multilingual document management. She is a member of the research group Quantitative Lexicology and Variation Linguistics (QLVL). Her research includes projects with industrial partners and public institutions. She is the founder and former president of NL-TERM, the Dutch terminology association for both the Netherlands and Flanders. She is the president of TermNet, the International Network for Terminology (Vienna). She has coordinated a large number of research projects in the field of translation technology, terminology management and digital language resources. For more than 30 years, she has been working as a professor in a translator training programme and was involved with CETRA for many years. She strongly promoted research in translation studies during her term as a campus dean of the faculty. Since 2016, she is the head of research of the INT, the Dutch Language Institute in Leiden. In this capacity, she is responsible for the collection, development and hosting of all digital language resources for the Dutch Language. The INT is the CLARIN centre for Flanders, Belgium.