Katia Segers is a professor at the department of Media Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her research and publications focus on media literacy and on media and cultural policy matters. She also is president of The Brussels Arts Platform of the VUB, RITCS and Royal Conservatory, the platform that facilitates the PhD’s in the arts.
On May 25, 2014 she was elected as Member of the Flemish Parliament and the Belgian Senate. In 2019 she was reelected. Before, she was the president of the Flemish Regulator for the Media, president of the Advisory Board to the Minister of Cultural Policy, vice-president of the Commission Cultural Treaty between Flanders and the Netherlands, and a member of the board of the Flemish Opera House and Ballet and the Flemish Expert Commission for Governmental Communication of the Flemish Parliament.