Multinational, multilingual and multitalented, the EUK Brussels office was established in 2003 and is focused on European advocacy.
Our team advises clients on how to engage effectively with political decision makers in Brussels and beyond.
We provide strategic advice and tactical implementation which is individually tailored to the needs of each client, informed by decades of business and policy experience and based on detailed research and analysis.
EUK Consulting sa is a member of The Society of European Affairs Professionals in Brussels (SEAP) and the European Public Affairs Consultancies Association (EPACA).
EUK Brussels is the first company ever to sign the European Charter for Quality Internships and is proud to have obtained European Label for Quality Internships with the highest possible rating.
The EUK Brussels Team
Director and Head of Office
Tom became a Director of EUK in January 2012 and was appointed Head of the EUK Brussels Office in February 2018. Tom is a graduate of French and Politics from the University of Glasgow. Tom worked in a Brussels-based Trade Association and completed internships in the European Parliament and a social NGO before joining EUK in April 2007. Alongside his native English, Tom speaks fluent French and German.
Sean Murray has over 35 years’ experience in communications and public affairs with multinational companies in a variety of business sectors. His early career included five years in sales with an international shipping company. Between 1987 and 1990, Sean held senior positions in corporate communications with GE (USA) and Unisys. He joined the Brussels office of Philip Morris in 1991 handling media relations, internal communications and lobbying. He was appointed Director EU Government Relations in 1999. Sean joined EUK in 2003 to set up its Brussels office. He is fluent in French, German and Italian having taught modern languages and worked in a number of European countries.
Frida joined EUK in January 2015. Previously she worked on an information project for the European Parliament elections, and completed internships in the European Parliament and a Brussels-based business confederation. Frida holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from University College Dublin and a MSc in International Relations and Global Governance from the University of Gothenburg. She speaks Swedish (native), English and German.
Marc joined EUK Consulting in July 2016, having previously worked for an international environmental NGO in Brussels. Prior to that, he completed traineeships both with an MEP in Brussels and an MP in Westminster. Marc holds an MSc in Politics and Government in the EU from the London School of Economics and a BA in Politics and International Relations from the University of Kent. He speaks English, French and Italian.
Emese joined EUK Consulting in August 2017. She had previously completed a traineeship at the European Parliament and gained experience in the non-profit sector whilst working for a Hungarian NGO. Emese holds a Master’s degree in European Studies from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary. She speaks Hungarian and English, and understands German.
Johannes joined EUK Consulting in January 2020. Prior to joining EUK, he worked at the European Policy Centre in Brussels. Previously, he also completed a traineeship at the European Parliament and an internship at a Berlin-based think tank specialising in European politics. Johannes holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena and a Bachelor´s degree in Social Sciences from the University of Passau. He speaks German (native), English and French.
Lara joined EUK Consulting in October 2021. Prior to joining EUK, she has worked at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Beirut. She also completed traineeships both at the European Parliament and the Red Cross EU Office in Brussels. Lara holds a Master’s degree in International Development with a specialization in International Conflict and Security from the University of Kent – Brussels School of International Studies, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the American University of Beirut. Lara speaks English, French, Arabic and understands Spanish.
Eirini joined EUK Consulting in April 2022. Prior to joining EUK, she has completed traineeships at the European Parliament, Embassy of Greece in London and Hellenic Parliament. Eirini holds a Master’s degree in European and International Public Policy from London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in European and International Studies from University of Piraeus. Eirini speaks English, French and Greek and understands Spanish.
Lila joined EUK Consulting in September 2022. She was previously working in a trade association in Brussels. She also completed internships at the European Parliament Liaison Office in Paris and in a Paris-based public affairs agency. Lila holds a Master’s degree in European Public Affairs from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and a Master’s degree in Policies of International Cooperation and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences from Sciences Po Saint-Germain-En-Laye. She speaks French (native), English and Italian.
David Gonzalez Jimenez
David joined EUK in September 2022. He has previously worked in public policy at the Council of Europe, as a trainee in the European Commission and for the French Government. David holds a Master’s Degree in European Affairs and Public Policy by Sciences Po Paris, and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Euro-Latin American Studies by Sciences Po Paris as well. David speaks Spanish, English, French and Portuguese and is currently learning Russian.
Caroline joined EUK in October 2019. A graduate of Fine Arts, she has previously worked as a business centre manager at Topos, an internal panel manager at Euroconsultant, and a Call Center agent at Base – Belgian Telecom. In 2004, she started a b2b company selling luxury stationery and business luggage products, collaborating with brands such as Paperblanks, Giorgio Fedon and Visconti pens, before the sale of the company in 2010. She speaks English, French and Dutch.
What our clients say
EUK consulting has been a tremendous asset for Emergent in the EU and beyond. EUK has been a great partner, providing us with strategic counsel and sound advice on policy, market access and the ever changing political climate.
We very much appreciate our long term relationship and value their counsel.
Client since 2008
Counterterrorism, Defence Procurement, Health Security
EUK is a true business partner because we have a long-standing relationship that makes us feel like EUK is one of us. EUK understands our business environment.
EUK is quick to factor in the competitive business environment, and therefore think and react like one of us, whilst bringing an external dimension.
EUK is highly flexible, always available and provides a positive and solution-oriented perspective.
Client since 2002
Oral health, cosmetics and detergents, chemicals, environment, internal market issues, CSR and sustainability
The team at EUK are not only incredible experts in their field with fantastic contacts across the Commission, the Parliament and beyond, but they are a true delight to work with.
From the start, they were realistic about what could be achieved and set about giving it their best shot, resulting in greater success than we had ever anticipated. Their attention to detail is phenomenal. As clients, we felt incredibly well looked after. I can’t recommend them highly enough.
Client, 2015 – 2018
EU Consumer Policy
“EUK has been a tremendous partner for our company. EUK understands our company and our business environment. Based on this they provide counsel and consultancy services in a cooperative manner that enables the company to be recognized and accepted as an important player across our industry.”
Client since 2016
As a long-standing partner to our business, EUK offer excellent counsel through their thorough understanding of our company and the broader external context in which we operate, both in the UK and Europe.
It is a pleasure to work with such a knowledgeable team of experts who continue to support our business.
Client 2003 – 2021
Dietary policy, food, ingredients, pesticides, environmental issues, CSR and sustainability