Arjen is a principal consultant within the public affairs practice at Considerati. Prior to moving to the Netherlands, he worked in London in various commercial and governmental advisory capacities. For the last three years he worked at the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency at the Dutch Embassy, advising international media, financial and tech companies on their Brexit contingency planning and subsequent European expansion strategies. In this role Arjen was responsible for a number of lobby efforts undertaken by the Dutch government to secure a score of European headquarter investment into the Netherlands.
Previous to his role at the Embassy, he worked at various Amsterdam and London based international communications agencies. This mixed background has enabled Arjen to build a strong skillset bridging political stakeholder management and corporate communications. His extensive international and national network of government and commercial stakeholders within the media, finance and tech industries allows him to identify and mitigate political risks at an early stage, supportingbusinesses to anticipate and act accordingly.
Arjen holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the VU University Amsterdam.