We are a not-for-profit company registered in England and Wales, with a branch registered in Belgium. Our board of directors is responsible for the running of the company and includes representatives of our main committees. The board is advised by a Council, representing the interests of members.

Our day-to-day work for members is organised through committees and specialist task forces, led by our members. You can find out more about these by following the menu for the topic you’re interested in.


The board is led by the President who is directly elected by members for a two-year term. The next election will be in May 2019. Members are appointed for a two-year term.

Tom Parker
Thomas Spiller
Immediate Past President
Neophytos Aristodemou
Honorary Treasurer
James Stevens
Partner, Rud Pedersen
Nikolaus Tacke
Chair EU Committee
Peter Bell
Chair Business Development Committee
Glenn Vaughan (Chair)
Chief Executive
Glynis Whiting
Board Lead – Trade & Business Strategy
British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium
Konstantina Karadimitropoulou

Head of Business Development


Bernada Cunj
Head of EU Events and Policy







Councillors are normally elected for a two-year term at our AGM. They guide the work of the chamber to ensure we deliver what members need.

Tom Parker
Chief Executive
Cambre Associates
Immediate Past President
Thomas Spiller
Vice President, Public Policy, Europe, Middle East & Africa
The Walt Disney Company
Peter Bell
Managing Partner
Expedite Group Europe
Ambassador - UK / Belgian Business
British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium
Richard Carty
Netshield Enterprise Services Limited

Sophia Chrysopoulou
Public Affairs & Government Relations Senior Manager
The Coca-Cola Company
Elaine Cruikshanks
Acumen Public Affairs
Mark Lloyd Davies
Senior Director, Government Affairs & Policy
Johnson & Johnson
Dave Deruytter
Head of Expatriate & Non Residential Services
Philippe Jadoul

Vialegis NV

Sean Murray
EUK Consulting
Glynis Whiting
Starfish MRM
Board Lead – Trade & Business Strategy
British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium




We’re also grateful for the support of our many eminent advisors

Philippe de Backer
State Secretary for the Fight Against Social Fraud, for the Protection of Private Life and North Sea, Deputy Minister Social Affairs and Public Health, Belgian Federal Government
Catherine Bearder
MEP, European Parliament (ALDE)
Daniel Calleja Crespo
Director General, European Commission, DG ENVI
Richard Corbett
MEP, European Parliament (S&D) @rcorbettmep
Lowri Evans

Director General, European Commission, DG GROW

Christofer Fjellner
MEP, European Parliament (EPP)
Robert Madelin
Former Director General, European Commission
Anthea McIntyre
MEP, European Parliament (ECR)


Honorary presidents

Baron Paul Buysse, CBE, CMG
Chairman of the Board of Bekaert