H.S.H. the Prince Henri d’Arenberg
Founder & Chairman, be.Source, a private foundation under Belgian law
Prince Henri d’Arenberg is the founder and chairman of be.Source, a Belgian private foundation which aims at improving the welfare and living conditions of underprivileged persons and to promote intergenerational exchanges. The main focus of be.Source is to help the least advantaged elderly in Belgium. Henri is also the vice chairman of the Arenberg Foundation, which promotes “dialogue between the different European cultures with respect for both diversity and subsidiarity”. Henri is a board member of United Way Tocqueville France, a recognized public interest non-profit association that “creates opportunities for today’s young people”. Henri has been a member of the MIT Visiting Committee for Libraries since 2016. He is also a Trustee of the NewCities Foundation, an international non-profit foundation dedicated to “making cities more inclusive, connected, healthy and vibrant”. Henri is a member of the International Advisory Council of The American European Community Association (AECA). “Firmly established in the heart of the European Union in Brussels as an independent, non-partisan Association, AECA provides a neutral, dynamic, high level forum for senior business leaders and policy-makers to meet and discuss a wide range of global policy issues”. Henri was also a member of the World Economic Forum’s “Global Agenda Council on Ageing – 2014-2016”.