Jorick is Account Director European Affairs, based in Hague’s Brussels Office. Well-versed in the ‘Brussels Bubble’, he advises clients across sectors on EU Public Affairs and Strategic Communication vis-à-vis EU stakeholders.
Jorick enjoys helping companies and organizations to navigate the EU’s stakeholder universe. He has a particular interest in the major transitions in energy, sustainability, and food. In his work, he always strives to translate complex policy and regulatory issues into clear communication that serves as the basis of impactful engagement.
As a true European who feels at home in Brussels, but maintained strong roots in his native country The Netherlands, Jorick is comfortable acting as a liaison between Hague’s EU office and the Dutch hubs, ensuring our clients are serviced seamlessly across geographies.
Before joining Hague Corporate Affairs, Jorick worked for major Brussels-based consultancy firms, where he specialized in EU Public Affairs and Strategic Communications. Jorick joined Hague from Brunswick Group, where he worked with high-end clients in the field of energy and sustainability. He has also supported a broad range of clients in developing and implementing communications and media engagement strategies, as well as handling media in critical business situations.
Prior to his consultancy career in Brussels, Jorick was involved in various international research projects at think tanks across Europe. Among others he was a Visiting Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
Jorick studied History and European Studies at the Universities of Groningen and Uppsala. He is fluent in Dutch and English.