Thierry de l’Escaille, Secretary General – CEO of European Landowners’ Organization until 2023, is a multifaceted leader. Co-founder of RISE Foundation, Secretary General of Friends of the Countryside, Vice PDT and founder of Landelijk Vlaanderen, and more. With over 24 years on the board of Belgian Royal Forestry society, he co-founded the Forum for the Future for Agriculture and chairs the Wildlife Estate initiative. A lawyer, farmer, and forester, he champions regenerative agriculture and renaturalization projects for ecological balance.