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29-30 November 2021, Virtual Conference
Delivered Live (CET Time) & On Demand Afterwards

Bernard Lycke
Director General at CECRA


Bernard Lycke is the Director General of CECRA, responsible for CECRA’s office in Brussels since 1st of February 2011.

His function primarily consists of representing/promoting the interest of the car dealers and repairers in Europe to(wards) the European institutions (EC, EP, etc.). He monitors the work of these institutions and develops and maintains high representation with the aim to follow up and influence the decision-makers automotive stakeholders in general such as its counterpart ACEA (manufacturers), CLEPA (suppliers), FIA (consumers) and many others. CECRA is the unique representative of the dealers and repairers in GEAR2030 Group.

Prior to that, he was the Secretary General of G.D.A. (Belgian “Groupement des Distributeurs et Agents de Marques Automobiles”, member of FEDERAUTO ASBL, Confederation of Automotive Trade and Repair, and Related Sectors).

In the area of car distribution, he is a member of the E.D.L. network (European Distribution Lawyers,, an international association of lawyers and representatives of professional federations active in the distribution sector.

Agenda Sessions

  • Motor Vehicle & Vertical Block Exemption Regulations: Industry Perspectives