Willy Demeyer

Mayor of Liège is Willy Demeyer. He was born on 17 March 1959 in Liège. He has a law degree from the University of Liège.

He has been a municipal councilor of the City of Liège since 1 January 1989 and Mayor of Liège since 1999 (where he succeeded Jean-Maurice Dehousse, who became a Member of the European Parliament). Member of the Walloon Parliament. Elected in June 2004, he resigned from his mandate when he was elected president of the Socialist Party of Liege. President of the Socialist Party of Liège federation since May 2005 (post to which he succeeds Guy Mathot, who died during his term of office).

Demeyer won the local duel against liberal Didier Reynders in the municipal elections of October 2006. Senator since the elections of June 13, 2010. Deputy Speaker of the Senate. Vice-President of the Socialist Party since December 6, 2011. Member of Parliament since 25 May 2014. On March 10, 2017, Willy Demeyer announced his resignation from the position of President of the Liege federation and wishes to return to his mandate as a Member of Parliament.