Thomas Tindemans

Thomas Tindemans - Chairman of the Board and Co-head Global Public Affairs, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Thomas Tindemans is a Belgian national with over 30 years of experience in EU public affairs and communications. He has a proven track record of advising corporate, government and NGO clients on their public and corporate affairs strategies, including legislative procedures and political developments in the EU institutions and the Member States. He assists clients in establishing their public and corporate affairs strategies, including the drafting of legislative proposals, position papers and suggested amendments to draft legislation, and has been instrumental in forging coalitions to carry majorities on these issues. This work includes the establishment of contacts with Commission officials, Council representatives and MEPs. He speaks frequently at major conferences and has published articles and interviews in major European publications as well as contributions to academic research on PA. Thomas is Chairman of H+K Strategies Brussels and leads the Public Affairs practice in Europe of Hill+Knowlton Strategies.

From 1994 to 2010, Thomas Tindemans was head of the Public Affairs practice at the law firm of White & Case in Brussels. Before that he gained business and political experience.

Thomas Tindemans was a guest lecturer on EU lobbying and interest representation at various academic institutions in Europe, including the KULeuven, UCL, Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris. He is chairman of Belgian Business for Europe at the Belgian Federation of Enterprises. Thomas speaks Dutch, English, French and German and studied law.