Laurent Bayer (b. 1969) lives in Brussels. He holds a degree in political sciences and international relations from the Catholic University of Louvain and he has also studied at the Panteion University in Athens.
He works as a French-speaking editor-in-chief in parliament. Furthermore, he has been working as a translator since 1999, for both French and Belgian publishers (non-fiction books and features).
His literary translations include graphic novels by Simon Spruyt (SGF, Papa Zoglu) Pieter Coudyzer (Outburst), Jamie Coe (‘Art Schooled’), Ward Zwart and Enzo Smits (Wolves) and Wauter Mannaert (Yasmina and the Potato Eaters).