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Overview

Lobbying Costs

1,375,000€

Financial year: Jan 2019 - Dec 2019

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

11.25 Fte (22)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

16

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Hill & Knowlton International Belgium   (H+K)

    EU Transparency Register

    3183894853-03 First registered on 22 Dec 2008

    Goals / Remit

    The bottom line and reputation of a business depends on its ability to operate within a positive public policy environment that establishes the framework of the marketplace of goods, services, ideas and issues. Public Affairs can create decisive competitive advantage and open market opportunities. Growing competition to influence public policy means that public affairs approaches have to be more sophisticated and creative. In addition, they should not be stand-alone options but an integral part of an organisation's planning of its business and corporate communications strategies.

    We believe that communication has the power to create change and that real change only occurs with effective, powerful communication. Communication is the heart of what makes us human, what makes the world go round, and what we at Hill & Knowlton do day in and day out in 81 offices in 43 countries around the globe. Powerful communications that make a difference, that go beyond the ordinary, that can (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Given Hill+Knowlton Strategies' broad client base, our advice to our clients focuses on all areas of EU policy making.

    These range from energy and environment, transport, financial services, food and consumer affairs, sustainability, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, agriculture and fisheries, information and communication technologies, media, defence, intellectual property, professional services, diplomatic relations, travel, chemicals and industrial policies.

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue Montoyer, 51
    Box 7
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    22

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%8
    50%7
    25%7

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    11.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 05 Jan 2021

    Name Start date End Date
    Julien MARECHAL 28 Apr 2023 26 Apr 2024
    Lauren Leigh CLARK 27 Oct 2023 25 Oct 2024
    Emilie GARAMPON 07 Sep 2023 06 Sep 2024
    Alessandro GARDINO 16 Jun 2023 14 Jun 2024
    Gillian BARTLETT 21 Apr 2023 19 Apr 2024
    Davide PATTERI 26 Oct 2023 25 Oct 2024
    Philip Marcus IREDAHL 26 Oct 2023 25 Oct 2024
    Malgorzata SZCZODROWSKA 15 Jun 2023 14 Jun 2024
    Violaine BARTHELEMY 26 Oct 2023 25 Oct 2024
    Wout GEVAERT 16 Feb 2024 14 Feb 2025
    Hallvard STROMSNES 23 Feb 2024 21 Feb 2025
    Robbe VAN GREMBERGEN 02 Sep 2023 31 Aug 2024
    Sarah COUPIENNE 23 Feb 2024 21 Feb 2025
    Zad EL HAGE SLEIMAN 27 Oct 2023 25 Oct 2024
    Valens IZERE 23 Feb 2024 21 Feb 2025
    Jack MATTHIJNSSENS 13 Feb 2024 12 Feb 2025
    Eva Maria Vingerhoets BILLE 23 Mar 2024 02 Oct 2024
    Thomas Vermeeren 26 Oct 2023 25 Oct 2024
    Alain BERGER 26 Oct 2023 25 Oct 2024
    Thomas TINDEMANS 26 Oct 2023 25 Oct 2024
    Ms Eva Maria Vingerhoets Bille 23 Mar 2024 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Hallvard STROMSNES 23 Feb 2024 15 Apr 2024
    Ms Sarah COUPIENNE 23 Feb 2024 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Valens IZERE 23 Feb 2024 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Wout GEVAERT 16 Feb 2024 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Jack MATTHIJNSSENS 13 Feb 2024 15 Apr 2024
    Ms Lauren Leigh CLARK 27 Oct 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Ms Zad EL HAGE SLEIMAN 27 Oct 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Davide PATTERI 26 Oct 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Philip Marcus IREDAHL 26 Oct 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Ms Violaine BARTHELEMY 26 Oct 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Thomas Vermeeren 26 Oct 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Alain Berger 26 Oct 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Thomas Tindemans 26 Oct 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Ms Emilie GARAMPON 07 Sep 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Robbe VAN GREMBERGEN 02 Sep 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Alessandro GARDINO 16 Jun 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Ms Malgorzata Szczodrowska 15 Jun 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Julien MARECHAL 28 Apr 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Ms Gillian BARTLETT 21 Apr 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Matthias LAMBERMONT 30 Mar 2023 11 Mar 2024
    Ms Eva Maria Vingerhoets Bille 30 Mar 2023 23 Mar 2024
    Mr Valens IZERE 24 Feb 2023 11 Mar 2024
    Mr Jack MATTHIJNSSENS 16 Feb 2023 13 Feb 2024
    Ms Harriet FRY 09 Feb 2023 09 Feb 2024
    Mr Wout GEVAERT 09 Feb 2023 09 Feb 2024
    Mr Hallvard STROMSNES 09 Feb 2023 09 Feb 2024
    Mr Bertrand WYNS 09 Feb 2023 09 Feb 2024
    Ms Sarah COUPIENNE 02 Feb 2023 02 Feb 2024
    Ms Valerie SOHIE 10 Nov 2022 09 Nov 2023
    Mr Philip Marcus IREDAHL 10 Nov 2022 26 Oct 2023
    Mr Thomas Tindemans 10 Nov 2022 26 Oct 2023
    Ms Lauren Leigh CLARK 08 Nov 2022 27 Oct 2023
    Ms Charlotte MEUWIS 05 Nov 2022 04 Nov 2023
    Mr Davide PATTERI 05 Nov 2022 26 Oct 2023
    Ms Violaine BARTHELEMY 29 Oct 2022 26 Oct 2023
    Ms Francesca COLACI 29 Oct 2022 09 Feb 2023
    Mr Thomas Vermeeren 29 Oct 2022 26 Oct 2023
    Ms Tzveta DRYANOVSKA 29 Oct 2022 28 Oct 2023
    Mr Alain Berger 29 Oct 2022 26 Oct 2023
    Ms Zad EL HAGE SLEIMAN 28 Oct 2022 27 Oct 2023
    Mr Guillaume KLOSSA 08 Sep 2022 21 Apr 2023
    Mr Robbe VAN GREMBERGEN 25 Aug 2022 25 Aug 2023
    Ms Steinert EMILIE 02 Jul 2022 22 Sep 2022
    Ms Emilie GARAMPON 26 May 2022 26 May 2023
    Ms Malgorzata Szczodrowska 26 May 2022 26 May 2023
    Andrea Nazario FERRANDO 08 Apr 2022 27 Apr 2022
    Ms Eva Maria Vingerhoets Bille 08 Apr 2022 30 Mar 2023
    Ms Violaine BARTHELEMY 30 Oct 2021 29 Oct 2022
    Mr Benjamin KRASA 30 Oct 2021 23 Aug 2022
    Ms Lauren Leigh CLARK 28 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2022
    Mr Bertrand WYNS 28 Oct 2021 12 Mar 2022
    Ms Leire GONZALEZ YUBERO 28 Oct 2021 23 Aug 2022
    Ms Francesca COLACI 28 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2022
    Ms Barbara Gonzato 26 Oct 2021 12 Mar 2022
    Mr Alain Berger 23 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2022
    Ms Jessica Faure 23 Oct 2021 23 Apr 2022
    Ms Pauline JURICIC 22 Oct 2021 08 Apr 2022
    Mr Vermeeren Thomas 22 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2022
    Ms Tzveta DRYANOVSKA 22 Oct 2021 29 Oct 2022
    Ms Ellen Hof 22 Oct 2021 12 Mar 2022
    Mr Thomas Tindemans 22 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2022
    Ms Pauline JURICIC 18 Mar 2020 18 Mar 2021
    Mr Thomas Tindemans 17 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Ms Ellen Hof 17 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Ms Jessica Faure 22 Nov 2019 21 Nov 2020
    Mr Vermeeren Thomas 19 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2020
    Ms Olivia Maisel 19 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2020
    Ms Barbara Gonzato 28 Sep 2019 26 Sep 2020
    Mr Sam DE PAEPE 27 Sep 2019 26 Sep 2020
    Ms Charlotte MOUTARLIER 12 Sep 2019 01 Oct 2020
    Mr Alain Berger 22 Aug 2019 22 Aug 2020
    Ms Tzveta DRYANOVSKA 22 Aug 2019 22 Aug 2020
    Mr Omar MOCKBIL 22 Aug 2019 22 Aug 2020
    Ms Eva Maria Vingerhoets Bille 22 Aug 2019 22 Aug 2020
    Ms Pauline JURICIC 30 Mar 2019 18 Mar 2020
    Mr Jafar Jafarli 22 Mar 2019 16 Nov 2019
    Mr Thomas Tindemans 22 Jan 2019 17 Jan 2020
    Ms Ellen Hof 22 Jan 2019 17 Jan 2020
    Ms Jessica Faure 06 Dec 2018 22 Nov 2019
    Ms Laurence Leclercq 30 Nov 2018 22 Aug 2019
    Mr Vermeeren Thomas 30 Nov 2018 19 Nov 2019
    Ms Uzoamaka Madu 28 Nov 2018 16 Nov 2019
    Ms Olivia Maisel 23 Nov 2018 19 Nov 2019
    Ms Barbara Gonzato 26 Oct 2018 28 Sep 2019
    Mr Alain Berger 29 Sep 2018 22 Aug 2019
    Elizabeth BOORMAN 29 Sep 2018 30 Nov 2018
    Mr Philippe Adriaenssens 29 Sep 2018 22 Nov 2018
    Mr Omar MOCKBIL 07 Sep 2018 22 Aug 2019
    Ms Tzveta DRYANOVSKA 06 Sep 2018 22 Aug 2019
    Ms Julie VAN TONGERLOO 07 Apr 2018 16 Sep 2018
    Mr Alastair Maclachlan 05 Apr 2018 08 Jul 2018
    Mr Jafar Jafarli 05 Apr 2018 22 Mar 2019
    Mr Giovanni COLOMBO 30 Jan 2018 17 May 2018
    Mr Thomas Tindemans 20 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2019
    Ms Ellen Hof 20 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2019
    Ms Laurence Leclercq 03 Jan 2018 30 Nov 2018
    Ms Valeria SALUCI 03 Jan 2018 29 Sep 2018
    Ms Jessica Faure 15 Dec 2017 06 Dec 2018
    Mr Michael Wilen 15 Dec 2017 29 Sep 2018
    Mr Vermeeren Thomas 15 Dec 2017 30 Nov 2018
    Ms Barbara Gonzato 11 Nov 2017 26 Oct 2018
    Ms Althea CENCIARELLI 11 Nov 2017 08 Jul 2018
    Mr Alain Berger 14 Oct 2017 29 Sep 2018
    Mr Philippe Adriaenssens 05 Oct 2017 29 Sep 2018
    Mr De Schamp KORNEEL 20 Sep 2017 14 Jan 2018
    Mr Jafar Jafarli 28 Apr 2017 05 Apr 2018
    Ms Fabrizio Colimberti 25 Apr 2017 05 Oct 2017
    Mr Alastair Maclachlan 25 Apr 2017 05 Apr 2018
    Mr Daniel Hart 20 Mar 2017 07 Sep 2017
    Ms Maria Linkova-Nijs 23 Feb 2017 21 Jul 2017
    Mr Thomas Tindemans 21 Feb 2017 20 Jan 2018
    Ms Ellen Hof 21 Feb 2017 20 Jan 2018
    Mr Eóghain Mitchison 07 Feb 2017 19 Jan 2018
    Ms Jessica Faure 23 Jan 2017 15 Dec 2017
    Ms Laurence Leclercq 23 Jan 2017 03 Jan 2018
    Mr Michael Wilen 23 Jan 2017 15 Dec 2017
    Ms Valeria SALUCI 23 Jan 2017 03 Jan 2018
    Mr Korneel De Schamp 23 Jan 2017 21 Mar 2017
    Mr Vermeeren Thomas 23 Jan 2017 15 Dec 2017
    Ms Barbara Gonzato 19 Nov 2016 11 Nov 2017
    Mr Alain Berger 19 Nov 2016 14 Oct 2017
    Ms Marie Eichholtzer 21 Jun 2016 26 Oct 2016
    Ms Fabrizio Colimberti 28 Apr 2016 26 Apr 2017
    Mr Jean-Michel Luyckx 23 Apr 2016 24 Jan 2017
    Mr Daniel Hart 06 Apr 2016 21 Mar 2017
    Ms Maria Linkova-Nijs 10 Mar 2016 23 Feb 2017
    Mr Thomas Tindemans 02 Mar 2016 22 Feb 2017
    Ms Andrea Sonia Florian 01 Mar 2016 01 Oct 2016
    Ms Laurence Leclercq 23 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2017
    Ms Valeria SALUCI 22 Jan 2016 21 Jan 2017
    Ms Jessica Faure 19 Jan 2016 18 Jan 2017
    Mr Michael Wilen 23 Dec 2015 22 Dec 2016
    Mr Joost Koomen 27 Nov 2015 20 Jan 2016
    Ms Barbara Gonzato 27 Nov 2015 19 Nov 2016
    Mr David Hughes 18 Nov 2015 23 Apr 2016
    Mr Alain Berger 12 Nov 2015 10 Nov 2016
    Mr James Carey 08 Jul 2015 17 Dec 2015
    Mr Simone Boselli 28 Apr 2015 19 Nov 2015
    Mr Daniel Hart 23 Apr 2015 06 Apr 2016
    Mr Dries Vanneste 10 Apr 2015 08 Apr 2016
    Mr David Carroll 19 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2015
    Mr Thomas Tindemans 05 Mar 2015 02 Mar 2016
    Ms Andrea Sonia Florian 05 Mar 2015 01 Mar 2016
    Ms Laurence Leclercq 16 Jan 2015 14 Jan 2016
    Mr Robert McGruer 13 Dec 2014 03 Dec 2015
    Mr Joost VANTOMME 11 Oct 2014 10 Dec 2014
    Ms Jessica Faure 03 Oct 2014 01 Oct 2015
    Mr Joost Koomen 01 Oct 2014 29 Sep 2015
    Mr David Hughes 11 Jul 2014 08 Jul 2015
    Ms Gabriela Matei 18 Mar 2014 15 Mar 2015
    Mr David Carroll 14 Mar 2014 13 Mar 2015
    Mr Thomas Tindemans 20 Feb 2014 03 Mar 2015
    Mr Robert McGruer 12 Dec 2013 26 Nov 2014
    Mrs Vinciane PATELOU 26 Sep 2013 16 Mar 2014
    Mr Joost VANTOMME 06 Sep 2013 05 Sep 2014
    Mr Joost Koomen 01 Jun 2013 30 May 2014
    Mr David Hughes 24 May 2013 23 May 2014
    Mr Robrecht Vandormael 28 Mar 2013 27 Mar 2014
    Mr David Carroll 09 Mar 2013 07 Mar 2014
    Ms Gabriela Matei 06 Mar 2013 05 Mar 2014
    Mr David Carroll 07 Nov 2012 07 Mar 2013
    Mr Robert McGruer 31 Oct 2012 07 Mar 2013
    Ms Gabriela Matei 24 Oct 2012 06 Mar 2013
    Mrs Vinciane PATELOU 19 Dec 2011 01 Nov 2012
    Mrs Gabriele MATEI 23 Jan 2012 23 Oct 2012

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants

    Subcategory

    Professional consultancies

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmchamEU) and to Belgium (AmChamBE)
    British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium (BritCham)
    Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
    Belgian Business for Europe
    Belgian Public Affairs Community (Bepact)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2019 - Dec 2019

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    1,375,000€

    Other financial info

    None declared

    Declared lobby clients

    Client Name Amount
    Agicoa 0€ - 9,999€
    Block.One 100,000€ - 199,999€
    Cathay Pacific Airways 25,000€ - 49,999€
    Coopervision Manufacturing Ltd 10,000€ - 24,999€
    DS Smith 10,000€ - 24,999€
    Duracell 100,000€ - 199,999€
    EULA 0€ - 9,999€
    European Contact Group 0€ - 9,999€
    European Lotteries 25,000€ - 49,999€
    Forum of Firms 0€ - 9,999€
    Janssen Pharmaceutical 50,000€ - 99,999€
    Japan Bank for International Cooperation 100,000€ - 199,999€
    Johnson & Johnson 10,000€ - 24,999€
    Kamer van Koophandel NL 0€ - 9,999€
    Mazda Motor Europe 300,000€ - 399,999€
    Ministry of Financial Services (Cayman Islands) 100,000€ - 199,999€
    Motion Picture Association 25,000€ - 49,999€
    NASSCOM 50,000€ - 99,999€
    NLMK 25,000€ - 49,999€
    Procter & Gamble 25,000€ - 49,999€
    Royal Mail Group 25,000€ - 49,999€
    SAFT 0€ - 9,999€
    Seqirus USA Inc 25,000€ - 49,999€
    Sofiproteol 50,000€ - 99,999€
    Spotify 100,000€ - 199,999€
    Tata Consulting Services 100,000€ - 199,999€
    Trafigura 10,000€ - 24,999€
    UMICORE 0€ - 9,999€
    Verisure 50,000€ - 99,999€
  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    None

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    16 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 27 Apr 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Extracting and sourcing CRMs.
      DG Trade
      Attending
      • Sabine Weyand (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Mar 2023 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject • The renewal of glyphosate • The Sustainable Use of Pesticides Proposal • The role of European agrochemical industry and agriculture in a food security perspective • Leveraging European innovation in agriculture to power the green transition
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Attending
      • Joanna Stawowy (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Nov 2022 Location Online meeting
      Subject Energy, oil cap and gas correction mechanism
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Nov 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Situation on the gas markets in Europe and in Asia
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 Oct 2022 Location online
      Subject eIDAS Regulation (Digital Identity Wallet)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Pierre-Arnaud Proux (Cabinet member)
      • Penelope Papandropoulos (Cabinet member)
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Jun 2021 Location virtual
      Subject Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Gints Freimanis (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Apr 2021 Location video-call
      Subject Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Antoine Colombani (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Apr 2021 Location Video conference
      Subject Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Gints Freimanis (Cabinet member)
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Feb 2021 Location Brussels (online)
      Subject DMA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Michele Piergiovanni (Cabinet member)
      • Penelope Papandropoulos (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Oct 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject energy policy
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Jul 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy policy
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
    • Date 05 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Artificial intelligence and education
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Attending
      • Rodrigo Ballester (Cabinet member)
      • Jean-Philippe Gammel (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject introductory meeting and general discussion on global steel sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Jun 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy policy
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Apr 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy policy
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Immuno-oncology treatments
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Attending
      • Annika Nowak (Cabinet member)
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