13 May 2013
Appointment of Joost Koomen, Director for Public Affairs.
H+K Strategies Brussels is pleased to announce the appointment of Joost Koomen, Director for Public Affairs.
Joost brings extensive international experience from the public and private sectors.
Joost Koomen joined the HK Brussels office on 1 May and will advise clients on matters concerning trade policy, financial services, tax, as well as energy and environmental issues. Before joining H+K Brussels, Joost worked for five years as a lawyer at a top-tier law firm in Brussels advising multi-national clients and governments in the areas of EU trade and competition law as well as on EU regulatory matters in the financial, energy and environment sectors. Previously, he worked as an advisor to the British MEP Andrew Duff in the European Parliament and was a trainee at the Legal Service of the European Commission and at the Department of Political Affairs of the United Nations in New York.
Joost is a Dutch national and holds an MA in European Politics from Sciences Po Paris and an LLM from Maastricht University. He was a member of the Brussels Bar and speaks Dutch, English and French fluently and has a good working knowledge of German.