Philippe De Koster


Mr Philippe de Koster holds a Master’s Degree in Law (Université Libre de Bruxelles). He started his career at the Public Prosecutor’s Office and is currently Advocate General at the Supreme Court of Belgium.

He  was appointed Director of the Belgian Financial Intelligence Processing Unit (CTIF – CFI) in 2016. From 2003 until 2016 he held the position of Deputy Director.

He gained professional experience working as a Deputy Public Prosecutor from 1988 until 1997 and later joined (1995) the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) until 1998. From July 1999 until July 2003, he was Deputy Head of Cabinet of the Minister of Justice.

Mr de Koster is a Member of the Editorial Board of the European Criminal Law Associations’ Forum (Eucrim), and a Member of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Compliance & Integrity.





Philippe de Koster
FIU Belgium