Introducing: Thomas Spiller, Walt Disney

Blog wordpress - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:16
Thomas has been with us for a number of years now. As a council member, he believes that the value of being on the board has increased enormously over time given how tailored the chamber can be to one’s preferences. For more information on the Council nominations process and timeline, please follow this link. If you’re interested but want …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing: Filip Corveleyn, FCO Law

Blog wordpress - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:00
For more information on the Council nominations process and timeline, please follow this link. If you’re interested but want to know more about being a Council member, or standing for President, contact Glenn for an informal discussion. Nomination forms must be filled in and sent to glenn@britishchamber.be by 24 April 2015. I first joined the chamber in 2013 after attending …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing: Maria Laptev, European Centre for Public Affairs

Blog wordpress - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:06
The chamber has diversified over the years, providing a platform for all kinds of businesses and institutions. According to Maria, this is the main reason she has been so dedicated for the past ten years. For more information on the Council nominations process and timeline, please follow this link. If you’re interested but want to know more about …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing: Tom Parker, Cambre Associates

Blog wordpress - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:23
Nearly a decade ago, Tom joined the chamber and since then he has been able to witness the  growing transformations it has gone through. For more information on the Council nominations process and timeline, please follow this link. If you’re interested but want to know more about being a Council member, or standing for President, contact Glenn for an informal …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing: Alain F. Berger, Alstom

Blog wordpress - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 09:00
As a current member of the council, Alain highlights how important it is to be committed to the chamber in order to increase it’s reputation. For more information on the Council nominations process and timeline, please follow this link. If you’re interested but want to know more about being a Council member, or standing for President, contact Glenn …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing Steven Maisel

Blog wordpress - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 09:00
Right from the early days, Steven has witnessed how the chamber has grown throughout the years. For more information on the Council nominations process and timeline, please follow this link. If you’re interested but want to know more about being a Council member, or standing for President, contact Glenn for an informal discussion. I have been a council …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing Craig Burchell

Blog wordpress - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:45
Craig has been an important part of the chamber and knows how vital the Council is to the functioning of the British Chamber. For more information on the Council nominations process and timeline, please follow this link. If you’re interested but want to know more about being a Council member, or standing for President, contact Glenn for an …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing: Richard Corliss, Weber Shandwick

Blog wordpress - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:00
Richard Corliss is the previous Brussels New Generation chair and is now currently Vice President of the EU Committee. Read what Richard has to say about the chamber and what the advantages are for him and his company for being such an intrinsic part of the chamber.  For more information on the Council nominations process …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing: Dave Deruytter, ING

Blog wordpress - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 07:00
Call for nominations for our 2015-2017 Council have been open for two weeks now and we continue our journey through the experiences of our current Council members. Dave Deruytter, longstanding member of Council, has kindly shared the story of his time in the British Chamber family. For more information on the Council nominations process and …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing: Catherine Stewart, Interel

Blog wordpress - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 09:59
This week our Council blog posts will coincide with yesterday’s International Women’s Day. We believe that having a diverse Council makes our chamber stronger and better. Read below about the experiences of one our long-standing Council members, Catherine Stewart, one of the original founders of Brussels New Generation. If you’re interested but want to know …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing: Agathe Legris, Brussels New Generation Council Representative

Blog wordpress - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:27
Agathe Legris is the Council representative for the British Chamber’s young professional network, Brussels New Generation (BNG). After joining the Council last September, Agathe discusses the importance of being a member of the Council and how it has benefitted not only her bu the BNG too.  For more information on the Council nominations process and …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Don’t be the Russell Brand of speechwriting and other top tips

Blog wordpress - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:30
Words by Bryony Morse As part of our Professional Development Series, the Brussels New Generation (BNG) welcomed Ryan Heath to give us a unique insight in to the mysterious profession of speech-writing. Ryan’s extensive experience in speech-writing for the previous President José Manuel Durão Barroso and his Vice-President for Competition, Neelie Kroes, meant he was …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing: Martin van Wunnik, ARSIMA Projects

Blog wordpress - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 13:09
Last week we launched our call for nominations for our 2015-2017 Council. Martin van Wunnik, one of our newest members of Council, has kindly shared his thoughts about the importance of the British Chamber not only for his own business, but for his own personal development too. For more information on the Council nominations process …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

[IMAGES] Lord Soames speaking at the British Chamber’s 1981 Annual Banquet

Blog wordpress - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 17:15
Back on this very day in 1981, the son-in-law of Winston Churchill and Leader of the House of Lords, Lord Soames made a speech at the chamber’s Annual Banquet. This was a time of great uncertainty economically and Britain’s membership to the EU. It’s not too distant from what we’re facing today, eh?! #TBT #Brexit …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Introducing: Glynis Whiting, President of the British Chamber

Blog wordpress - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 13:00
Today the British Chamber has launched the Council and Presidential Elections 2015-2017. Glynis Whiting, our incumbent President, has written about the successes and progresses she has been a part of as her four years of being President of the British Chamber. For more information on the Council nominations process and timeline, please follow this link. …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Making Internships Better Makes Sense

Blog wordpress - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 08:00
Words by Glenn Vaughan, CEO, British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium While we’ve grown and developed our professional team we’re always trying to deliver even more for members. So getting the best out of our team – including interns – is essential. That’s why today, I’m committing the chamber to a brand new standard for …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Congratulations, you are a winner – now what?

Blog wordpress - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 08:30
Words by James Pearson, British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium Belgium is the UK’s 7th largest export market (source: UK Trade & Investment Belgium), whereas Belgium is the 11th biggest investor into the UK.  Belgium is not only easily accessible as a neighbouring country to the UK with a somewhat similar way of doing business, …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Protected: Introducing: Sean Murray, Vice President British Chamber

Blog wordpress - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:11
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Categories: Latest blog posts

Protected: Introducing: Beverley Robinson, Vice President British Chamber

Blog wordpress - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:06
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Categories: Latest blog posts

Brexit: the sum of its parts

Blog wordpress - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 08:00
By Inge Boets, Managing Director Porter Novelli Brexit, the construed term to allude to the UK’s potential separation from the European Union, has been a trending topic for the past two years to the point that has become part of its brand identity. Disenchantment with the EU has been a common occurrence since the UK …

Read More

Categories: Latest blog posts

Pages