Mathijs joined H+K in October 2015 as a Director.
Before joining H+K, Mathijs was Director EU Affairs and, most recently, Director Corporate Affairs the Netherlands for Philip Morris International.
From 2007 to 2009, Mathijs worked in the corporate communications department of German retailer/wholesaler METRO Group at its Düsseldorf, Germany, headquarters. Prior to that, he was Senior Consultant Corporate Affairs at Dutch retailer Royal Ahold (from 2001 to 2007) and Policy Advisor to a Member of the European Parliament (from 1999 to 2001).
Mathijs is a founding member of the Belgian branch of Maastricht University’s Alumni Association and of the Limburg Society in Brussels.
Mathijs holds a degree in Dutch Law from Maastricht University (The Netherlands). He is fluent in Dutch, English and German and has a good knowledge of French.