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EUK London was originally founded in 2000 to provide public affairs and government relations services. 

Over the years we have expanded our offering to comprise a comprehensive service of global regulatory intelligence and analysis, high-level strategic counsel and stakeholder engagement support.

EUK Consulting Ltd is a member of the Association of Professional Political Consultants and is registered on the statutory Register of Consultant Lobbyists.

The EUK London Team

John Roberts

John Roberts

Managing Director

John Roberts has been a public affairs adviser for over 30 years, working mainly as a consultant but also in-house. Primarily based in London, John’s career also includes seven years living and working in Brussels. He was a Director of public affairs consultancy IGA in London and opened their Brussels office in 1989. John joined Philip Morris in the UK in 1993, becoming Vice President responsible for EU Government Relations and the EU Institutions in Brussels in 1997. He founded EUK Consulting in January 2000 and continues to head the consultancy today. In addition, he works with a number of charities pro bono to raise both awareness and funds.

David Bertram

David Bertram

Director

David Bertram has over 25 years’ experience in public affairs. He graduated with a double First and research degree from Cambridge, during which time he undertook work in a political Party’s HQ and in Parliament. He then worked in-house at London Underground and British Gas before joining Philip Morris in 1996, first as Corporate Affairs Manager for the UK & Ireland, then in the EU Region HQ and later being appointed Director of Public Affairs for Central Europe, the Middle East and Africa. David joined EUK in 2001.

Rebecca Barnett

Rebecca Barnett

Director

Rebecca has over ten years’ experience in global regulatory affairs consultancy, joining EUK in 2009 following experience at a public affairs agency and a constitutional reform campaign group. She was appointed as a Director in 2016, and now specialises in global regulatory intelligence, analysis, foresights and data management across multiple sectors and issues. Rebecca holds a degree in Modern History and Politics from the University of Oxford. She speaks German as well as her native English. 

MARCO VADAGNINI

MARCO VADAGNINI

Senior Consultant

Marco joined EUK in February 2012. Previously, he worked as a consultant for the Italian Government and completed internships with the Permanent Representation of Italy to the European Union in Brussels and an international peace building NGO. Marco holds an MSc in International Relations from the University of Bologna and an MSc in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics. He speaks Italian (native), English and French.

JOE WRIGHT

JOE WRIGHT

Research Manager

Joe joined EUK in October 2016 as a Research Consultant and was promoted to Research Manager in March 2019. Previously he worked as a Research Fellow for the think tank Civitas, where he researched and wrote about UK industrial and business policy. Before this, he completed internships for a Labour MP and a constitutional reform campaign group. He has a BA in Theology and Religious Studies from the University of Bristol.

DANIELE SCHMIDT-FISCHER

DANIELE SCHMIDT-FISCHER

Research Consultant

Daniele joined EUK Consulting in February 2019. Previously, he completed a traineeship in the International Policy Analysis Division at the European Central Bank and worked as an Associate for a financial Start-up. Daniele has a BA in Politics and War Studies from King’s College London. He speaks German (native), Italian (native), and English. 

CREA O'HANLON

CREA O'HANLON

Research Consultant

Crea joined EUK Consulting in March 2019. Previously, she worked as a policy assistant at the Embassy of Ireland, where she conducted research promoting bilateral trade. Before this, she served as a project officer at an international development consultancy, and interned at an Irish NGO. Crea holds an MPhil in Russian and East European studies from the University of Oxford, and a BA in History from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

MANDEER KATARIA

MANDEER KATARIA

Research Consultant

Mandeer joined EUK Consulting in April 2019. She previously worked at KPMG as a Management Consultant, primarily on business transformations for large B2C corporations. Prior to this she interned at the Ministry of Justice, Winckworth Sherwood and the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain. She has an LLB in Law from the London School of Economics, a Masters in International Law and Human Rights from the University of Warwick and an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Anna Džunić

Anna Džunić

Research Consultant

Anna joined EUK Consulting in August 2019. Previously, she worked as an Analyst at SASTRE Consulting, where she focused on reputational risk and due diligence projects in the Western Balkan region. Prior to this, she completed an internship at the Hungarian Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade. Anna holds a BA in International Relations from Corvinus University of Budapest and an MA in Public Administration from Central European University. She speaks Hungarian (native), Serbo-Croatian (native) and English.

ROSIE LINDUP

ROSIE LINDUP

Research Consultant

Rosie joined EUK Consulting in September 2019. Previously, she worked as a Management Consultant at KPMG, where she assisted on a number of financial and regulatory projects with large corporate clients. Prior to this, she completed an internship at JP Morgan Chase. Rosie has a BA in Human, Social & Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge.

Camilla Manley

Camilla Manley

Executive Administrator

Camilla joined EUK in 2007 after graduating from the University of Essex, where she gained a BA in International Relations and Politics. She has a working background in administration and hospitality. Camilla now handles all EUK’s administration and book-keeping. 

TOM THORPE

TOM THORPE

Non-Executive Director

Tom was a founder of EUK Consulting, alongside John Roberts, in 2000. Tom established and developed EUK’s research function, and in doing so was instrumental in expanding EUK’s services from the original UK-centric political monitoring to the global regulatory intelligence service that we offer today. Tom remains a Director of the company and currently serves in a non-executive capacity.

What our clients say

Colgate Palmolive

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.

COLGATE PALMOLIVE

Client since 2002

Areas covered

Oral health, cosmetics and detergents, chemicals, environment, internal market issues, CSR and sustainability

McCain

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.

McCain

Client since 2003

Areas covered

Dietary policy, food, ingredients, pesticides, environmental issues, CSR and sustainability

Radiocentre

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.

RADIOCENTRE

Client, 2015 – 2018

Areas covered

EU Consumer Policy

Lonza

For almost two years EUK has been a tremendous partner for our company. EUK understands our company and our business environment. Based on this they provide counsel and consulting in a very cooperative manner that enables the company to be recognized and accepted as an important player in our business.
LONZA

Client since 2016

Areas covered

Chemicals, Biocides

Emergent

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.

EMERGENT

Client since 2008

Areas covered

Counterterrorism, Defence Procurement, Health Security