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Anna-Maria Karjalainen

Anna-Maria Karjalainen, Senior Account Director

Hume Brophy

anna-maria.karjalainen@humebrophy.com

My Job

I lead Hume Brophy’s client work in Brussels in the areas of energy, climate and environment, specialising in EU-focused public affairs, policy and influencing strategies. In this role I lead result focused engagement and advocacy campaigns for clients in these sectors and have advised clients across the renewables, energy storage, commodities, electricity, fossil fuels, chemicals and construction products sectors.

My Experience

I have over a decade of experience in EU public affairs consulting and in the European Commission. Prior to joining Hume Brophy, I worked at the Commission as a policy coordinator of relations with the Council of the EU.

My Proudest Achievements

Getting from a starting point where a client is neither known nor understood by policy-makers, to a position where their point of view is understood, appreciated and acted on by policy-makers and legislators.

My Education

I hold a Bachelor’s degree in European studies and management from Royal Holloway, University of London; and a Master’s degree in European political and administrative studies from the College of Europe in Bruges.

My Languages

English, French, Finnish, Italian.

My Interests outside work

Yoga, cycling, reading and spending time with my two children.

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