Florence Reuter

Born in Malmédy on December 20th, 1969, Florence Reuter is married and mother of three children.

Graduated in journalism and communication from the Free University of Brussels, she made her debut at Antenne Center Télévision. After a brief stint at RTBF, she joined the private channel RTL-TVI, first as a reporter for the television news program from 1997 to 1998, before going on to present the newscast from 1998 to 2007.

In May 2007, she left the journalism to join the politics within the Reform Movement and ran in the 2007 federal elections. She was 4th on the MR list in the district of Brussels-Halle-Vilvoorde and was elected Member of Parliament.

In 2009, Florence chooses to join the Walloon Parliament and presents herself in her district of Walloon Brabant (district of Nivelles) in the regional elections. She was eighth on the MR list and won the 4th seat with 14,299 votes. She has since been sitting in the Walloon Parliament and in the Parliament of the French Community, where she deals mainly with matters relating to early childhood, assistance to youth, school transport, housing and energy.

Florence Reuter does not hide her ambitions at the local level and her desire to invest in her municipality of Waterloo. She is on the MR list led by Serge Kubla in the communal elections of October 2012 and becomes first alderman of the municipality.

In 2014, she advanced the vote in the Walloon Parliament the partial prohibition of symbols of religious affiliation in the Walloon Public Service.

On March 6, 2015, she took an oath and became mayor of Waterloo, following the resignation of Serge Kubla.

On October 14, 2018, she led the MR list in local elections and was re-elected Burgomaster of Waterloo after winning 5691 votes.