Wilfried master study at the Provincial Technical Institute in Eeklo, he was one of the founders of the green movement and political party Agalev, forerunner of Green.
He was for a time editor of the Greens, the party magazine of Agalev.
He was an MP from 1985 to 1991 and was also a member of the Flemish Council.
In municipal politics, he was active, as a councillor of Eeklo during three periods: 1996-2000, 2001-2006 and 2010-2012.
He was in Eeklo chairman of the Cultural Council and the board of directors of the Theater’s Herb Akker.
Wilfried died at age 83 in 2015.