Lobbying Campaigns

The Managing Director of Brussels Direct, Mr. Jesper Holmberg, has been working on lobbying campaigns for over 15 years now on a variety of industry topics. During his time with PBA Group a lot of his efforts were spent on helping Czech companies prepare and make their voices heard within the EU Accession negotiations.

Research Reports

Brussels Direct can carry out in depth research reports on any EU legislative or policy topic of interest to its clients. Key areas of expertise include the EU Funding, Energy, Transport and the Digital Agenda. Specific EU Member State reports can also be carried out on hot topics.

Brussels Mapping

Before commencing any lobbying campaign it is vital to perform a mapping of key stakeholders who can influence the final result of a lobbying campaign. Apart from the usual suspects such as EU Commission officials, MEPs and Member State officials many other key stakeholders such as Trade Associations, NGO’s and industry competitors will also have a key role to play.

Monitoring

Monitoring is the foundation upon which all EU Affairs work is based and therefore Brussels Direct follows key developments in a whole host of legislative areas closely. The company can carry out issue specific monitoring and reporting or on the other hand if desired can produce weekly or monthly monitoring reports on more diverse issues.

News Update

from europa.eu

State aid: Commission adopts Best Practices Code to streamline and speed up State aid control...

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 July 2018 The European Commission has adopted a new Best Practices Code for State aid control. The Code provides guidance to the Commission, Member States, businesses and other stakeholders on the day-to-day conduct of State aid procedures, to improve their effectiveness, transparency and...

EU-China Summit: deepening the strategic global partnership...

European Commission - Press release Beijing, 16 July 2018 The 20th Summit between the European Union and the People's Republic of China held today in Beijing has underlined that this partnership has reached a new level of importance for our own citizens, for our respective neighbouring regions and for the...

EU consumer rules: The European Commission and EU consumer authorities push Airbnb to comply...

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 July 2018 The European Commission and EU consumer authorities are calling on Airbnb to align their terms and conditions with EU consumer rules and be transparent on their presentation of prices.

Daily News 16 / 07 / 2018...

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 16 / 07 / 2018 Brussels, 16 July 2018 EU-China Summit: deepening the strategic global partnership Today in Beijing, the European Union and China held their 20th Summit. President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and President of the European Council Donald Tusk...

President Jean-Claude Juncker at the joint press conference with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Mr Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China at the EU-China Summit...

European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Beijing, 16 July 2018 Prime Minister, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen,   I am delighted to be back in Beijing for this 20th EU-China Summit. I first visited China in 1996 as Prime Minister of Luxembourg and it is always a pleasure to...

May 2018 - Euro area international trade in goods surplus €16.5 bn - €0.2 bn surplus for EU28...

European Commission - EUROSTAT May 2018 - May 2018 - Brussels, 16 July 2018 The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in May 2018 was €189.6 billion, a decrease of 0.8% compared with May 2017 (€191.2 bn).

What our clients say

Hitachi Metals Europe/ Metglas cooperated with Mr. Jesper Holmberg of Brussels Direct from 2011 through 2013 for support and advice within the EcoDesign Study Contract No. S12.515810 call ENTR/2008/039 LOT 2: Distribution and Power Transformers. During his activity for us he was able to build important contacts, which helped us understand the EU Commission working routine much better. Jesper was always available, arranged meetings and kept the contact to our interlocutors in Brussels. The set goals were always kept. Jesper is definitely an asset for every company searching for support with EU commission issues’

Hitachi Metals Europe/ Metglas

About Us

Jesper Holmberg has extensive experience of the EU Affairs realm having worked for a variety of EU Affairs Consultancies as well as in house for a big Japanese conglomerate over the past 15 years.

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