Niels van Velde

Niels works across the Public Relations, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications practices. He is currently providing PA and communications advice to broad range of clients in the areas of trade, digital technology, aviation, security and defence.

Before joining H+K, Niels worked for the Royal Dutch Hunting Association alongside his studies for his Bachelors in Corporate Communication. Here he supported the association in its local and national lobbying and built experience in political outreach, media relations, and stakeholder engagement. He has also developed his understanding of local government via an internship at the municipality in Veenendaal in the Netherlands.

During his study in Corporate Communications Niels specialised in, respectively, Reputation Management, International Corporate Communication, and Public Affairs & Lobby in the European Union. His Bachelor Thesis concerned the messaging of self-regulatory bodies and trade associations in a European context.

Niels speaks in addition to his native Dutch, English and German.