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Meet the team

Maurits Bruggink

Managing Director

+32 471 064786


Elisabeth Laird

Senior Consultant

+32 456 153350


Anneleen Ghekiere


+32 2 786 3105


Louise Robinault


+32 2 786 3111


Nikoleta Tedosieva

Marketing Consultant

+32 2 213 4720


Nikoleta joined Ridens as an associate in 2015. She is responsible for all design and branding activities, including the creation of brand (association) names; logo designs and visual identity; creation of info-charts, banners and annual reports; and other corporate material. 

Daniel Paterson

Associate Director

+44 751 131 7144


Daniel is an experienced government relations professional with more than a decade of experience working in EU and member state policy development.  In addition to consultancy work, Daniel has had various roles in political campaigning. He was campaign manager and political advisor to then UK Minister Richard Harrington MP in the 2017 General Election and former Attorney General Dominic Grieve in the 2019 General Election. At an EU level, Daniel was advisor in Brussels to Vicky Ford MEP.  In his role with Ridens Public Affairs, Daniel focuses on EU-UK relations.  Daniel holds a a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma in International Studies.

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We are currently recruiting for an EU Public Affairs Intern. The internship will be fixed for six months, starting in mid-June. Please send applications by the close of the working day on 10 June to info@ridenspa.com. For further details on how to apply, please see our careers page

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