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Robrecht Vandormael

Robrecht Vandormael, Managing Director

FTI Consulting

Robrecht.vandormael@fticonsulting.com

My Job

As a Managing Director at FTI Consulting Brussels, I advise companies on their public policy strategies at EU and national level. I help them understand and manage complex EU regulatory issues that can impact their business, as well as advise them on broader political reputation management to grow or protect their license to operate. Most notably, my areas of expertise are payments, fintech, digital financial services and asset management. In addition to my advisory role, I manage FTI Consulting’s affiliate network in Europe and run a leading trade association in Brussels.

My Experience

I started my career in consultancy almost 15 years ago.

My Proudest Achievements

Establishing and growing a payments trade association to becoming a leading and recognised voice in Brussels! Experience that led me to advise on similar initiatives with great success.

My Education

  • SDA Bocconi: Public management (Master)
  • University of Leuven: Contemporary History and European politics (Master & Bachelor)

My Languages

English and Dutch.

My Interests outside work

Travelling, sports, food & drinks, my daughter, etc.

My Favourite Brussels anecdote

The following did not happen in Brussels but is Brussels/EU related…and it may actually be more worrying than funny. Once I was involved in a pitch with my client in a European capital (which I shall not disclose further). One consultancy pitching, tried to convince us by saying that they have x-files on each politician, that contained all personal information (what car they drive, where they live, etc.). We of course said “no thanks”!

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