Innovating, representing
and promoting
alternative finance
and financial technology

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What I Do

Public Affairs

I can advise you on how to open up space for public argumentation and question the way European public opinion and policy is administered. To this extend I will support you to participate in agenda setting, pro-actively create public or political topics and propose communications and policy solutions.


I help to develop meaningful and enduring solutions to meet ever changing requirements or unexplored market potential, focused on supporting operational, sales and marketing and fundraising efforts. In this respect I will help create adequate reward and motivational incentives while encouraging assertive risk-taking and creative solution finding.




Since 2006 I work as an entrepreneur and hands-on strategic consultant, public affairs adviser and mentor with innovative businesses and organisations. I have been working since 2012 to establish better regulation for crowdfunding and peer-to-peer and alternative digital finance in Europe, focusing both on a building a prudential industry and ensuring stringent and transparent consumer protection. I am a frequent speaker at conference on entrepreneurship, collaborative economy and alternative funding.

I started my career in the early 1990s in the publishing industry with companies such as a subsidiary of Deutscher Fachverlag, Euromoney Institutional Investor and the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.  I hold Masters degrees from Solvay Business School (Université Libre Bruxelles) and from the University of Hamburg and studied at SEESS (University College London) in London.

My Work

|| Current : EUROCROWD, Brussels, Executive Director and Founder

|| Past : Lendery, London, Co-founder | European Crowdfunding Stakeholder Forum at the European Commission, Brussels, Member | CF50 – Crowdfunding Think Tank, New York, Executive Board member | OpenForum Europe, Brussels, Head of Office  |  Aflatoun, Amsterdam, Director of Services  |  Europe Unlimited, Brussels, COO and Director of the Non-Executive Board  |  Accion International, Washington DC, Consultant  |  Microfinance Information Exchange, Washington DC, Marketing Manager  |  Invest Europe, Brussels, Commissioning Editor |  Initiative Europe, Redhill, Journalist |  Euromoney Institutional Investor, London, Journalist |  and more  …


I help you find opportunities and drive value creation through to impact and business growth

Innovation, Enterpreneurship, Intrapreneurship, Social Impact, Alternative Finance.

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