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Meet the team

Maurits Bruggink

Managing Director

+32 471 064786


Rebecca Lentini

Senior Consultant

+32 497 318862


Elisabeth Laird


+32 456 153350


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 Paterson 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 do not have any specific vacancies at the moment, but we are always interested in hearing from candidates who wish to work on a full-time or part-time basis in EU Public Affairs. 

Candidates will need a relevant academic degree and experience in EU decision-making. 

If you would be interested in joining us, please send a short message and CV here