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.

Board

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
President
Tom Parker
Vice-President
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
Attending
Konstantina Karadimitropoulou
Head of Membership Development

Attending
Uzma Lodhi
Head of Policy & Communications

 

Council

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.

President
Thomas Spiller
Vice President, Public Policy, Europe, Middle East & Africa
The Walt Disney Company
Vice-President
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
Director
Netshield Enterprise Services Limited


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

 

Advisors

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

Philippe de Backer
MEP, European Parliament (ALDE)
@debackerphil
Catherine Bearder
MEP, European Parliament (ALDE)
@catherinemep
Daniel Calleja Crespo
Director General, European Commission, DG ENVI
@dcallejaec
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
@faulljonathan
Christofer Fjellner
MEP, European Parliament (EPP)
@Fjellner
 
Robert Madelin
Hors Classe Adviser "Senior Adviser for Innovation" EPSC
@eurohumph
Anthea McIntyre
MEP, European Parliament (ECR)
@anthea_mcintyre

 

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