Willem joined Fipra International in November 2015 and is a Director based in our Brussels office.Head of Fipra’s Energy and Chemical practice, Willem advises on EU political and regulatory issues in a range of business sectors and on public affairs aspects of competition cases. Willem is vice-chair of the Competition & Trade task force of the British Chamber of Commerce. Prior to joining Fipra, Willem worked for a leading Dutch Public Affairs firm as a consultant in their chemicals practice. Between 2007-2011, Willem, a qualified lawyer, worked with Allen & Overy in their competition law department. Willem graduated from Leiden University in the Netherlands with a Masters in Civil Law. Along with his native Dutch, Willem speaks English and French.