Drs. Jan Bouwens (1978) has studied philosophy in both Antwerp and Amsterdam, and theology in Leuven. Since 2007, he has held the position of chief academic researcher for the Enhancing Catholic School Identity research (ECSI) at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, KU Leuven. He also prepares a PhD on the same topic. Under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Didier Pollefeyt he coordinates the ECSI research team and manages its activities in Australia, Flanders and the rest of the world.