Frans is Managing Director of Leidar Brussels (formerly Aspect Consulting) and has over 20 years’ experience of public affair and corporate communications. He has advised various governments and some of the world’s best-known corporations, trade associations and not-for-profit organisations to engage and influence politics and regulation within the EU and internationally. He was worked on some of the most challenging issues and across a wide range of sectors, including mining, chemicals, biotechnology, manufacturing, technology and transport. Frans also has deep corporate and business-to-business communications experience and expertise. Before Leidar, Frans co-founded Aspect Consulting, and worked previously for Ogilvy, Hill & Knowlton, and the BBC.