Jan is a Partner in Schuman Associates and Head of Operations. He has assisted clients for over 15 years in developing strategies and building their presence in Brussels. Notable achievements include successful implementation of numerous advocacy campaigns at the highest EU levels. Over the years Jan has built up extensive insights into EU funding processes and helped many organisations in their tendering strategies. He has also pioneered innovative training courses for government officials and the private sector. Prior to joining Schuman Associates, Jan worked in the European Commission's Directorate General for Regional Policy. He also was a Consultant in the EU Office of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
Jan studied Economics and European Studies in the Universities of Heidelberg, Toulouse and Exeter. He is German and speaks English, French and German.