Account Director European Affairs
Senior Advisor European Affairs
Advisor European Affairs
Schuttelaar & Partners
Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER)
Policy & Communication Assistant
European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC)
Comité Européen Des Entreprises Vins (CEEV)
As a lobbyist, Quentin brings his expertise to reconcile society and industry as two sides of the same coin.
Quentin combines project management, communication and public affairs skills. As an Account Director in European Affairs, he supports companies and research organisations in envisioning their distinctive stories, assert their competitive advantage and reach their public affairs objectives. In addition, Quentin brings his expertise in EU-funded research and innovation projects: he helps consortia to bridge science and society using innovative communication channels and citizen engagement techniques.
Belgian by design, Quentin represents our clients’ interests with a soft touch of humour. His skills encompass political and legislative monitoring, strategic assessments, stakeholder mapping, engagement and political negotiation. In his view, cutting-edge ideas, disruptive business models and new trends lay the foundations for tomorrow’s society. Proactive and enthusiastic, Quentin contributes to defining the rules under which business operate by engaging influential stakeholders and the outputs of political negotiations.
Quentin is a specialised European political scientist and communications expert. He holds master’s degrees in Political Science (MA, UCL, Belgium), in Communication and European Affairs (EM, IHECS, Belgium) and in Environmental Communication (IHECS, Belgium).
He began his career representing the interests of industry through their European associations (wine, chemicals and railway operators) before joining the consultancy world. In the latter, he has advised European public authorities, corporations and industries on communication and public affairs strategies in fields ranging from agriculture, resource efficiency and environment, to research and innovation.
Quentin has joined the Brussels office of Hague Corporate Affairs and supports the activities of clients in the areas of agriculture, food, research and innovation.