We are a not-for-profit company registered in England and Wales, with a branch registered in Belgium. Our board of directors is responsible for the running of the company and includes representatives of our main committees. The board is advised by a Council, representing the interests of members.

Our day-to-day work for members is organised through committees and specialist task forces, led by our members. You can find out more about these by following the menu for the topic you’re interested in.


The board is led by the President who is directly elected by members for a two-year term. The next election will be in May 2019. Members are appointed for a two-year term.

Thomas Spiller
Tom Parker
Neophytos Aristodemou
Honorary Treasurer
Joseph Lemaire
Chair Brussels New Generation (BNG)
Nikolaus Tacke
Chair EU Committee
Hugues Thibaut
Chair Business Development Committee
Glenn Vaughan (Chair)
Chief Executive
Glynis Whiting
Board Lead – Trade & Business Strategy
British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium
Konstantina Karadimitropoulou
Head of Membership Development

Uzma Lodhi
Head of Policy & Communications



Councillors are normally elected for a two-year term at our AGM. They guide the work of the chamber to ensure we deliver what members need.

Thomas Spiller
Vice President, Public Policy, Europe, Middle East & Africa
The Walt Disney Company
Tom Parker
Chief Executive
Cambre Associates
Peter Bell
Managing Partner
Expedite Group Europe
Ambassador - UK / Belgian Business
British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium
Richard Carty
Netshield Enterprise Services Limited

Sophia Chrysopoulou
Public Affairs & Government Relations Senior Manager
The Coca-Cola Company
Elaine Cruikshanks
Acumen Public Affairs
Mark Lloyd Davies
Senior Director, Government Affairs & Policy
Johnson & Johnson
Dave Deruytter
Head of Expatriate & Non Residential Services
Philippe Jadoul
Director Vialegis
Sean Murray
EUK Consulting
Darcy Nicolle
Vice President of Government Relations
United Technologies
Glynis Whiting
Starfish MRM
Board Lead – Trade & Business Strategy
British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium



We’re also grateful for the support of our many eminent advisors

Philippe de Backer
MEP, European Parliament (ALDE)
Catherine Bearder
MEP, European Parliament (ALDE)
Daniel Calleja Crespo
Director General, European Commission, DG ENVI
Richard Corbett
MEP, European Parliament (S&D) @rcorbettmep
Lowri Evans
Director General, European Commission, DG GROW

Jonathan Faull
DG "Task Force for Strategic Issues related to the UK Referendum" in SG, European Commission
Christofer Fjellner
MEP, European Parliament (EPP)
Robert Madelin
Hors Classe Adviser "Senior Adviser for Innovation" EPSC
Anthea McIntyre
MEP, European Parliament (ECR)


Honorary presidents

Baron Paul Buysse, CBE, CMG
Chairman of the Board of Bekaert
Count Georges Jacobs de Hagen
Chairman of the Board of UCB
Lode Willems
Ambassador (hon.)
Adviser to the CEO and COO of BNP Paribas Fortis