Vicky Marissen’s legal background and long-standing experience in European Public Affairs make her the expert capable of assisting companies, trade associations and organisations active in highly regulated sectors such as food, pharmaceuticals and health, helping them close the procedural gap and regain impact on the EU decision-making process.
Besides providing legal and procedural input on files and assistance in developing and deploying engagement strategies, Vicky provides support in communicating often technical arguments in an understandable form to different target audiences (public, private, media, etc.).
+ Vicky is Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges, where she teaches a 30-hour course on Delegated and Implementing acts. She also teaches at the College of Europe in Natolin where she runs a simulation exercise. Vicky also intervenes at EDHEC Business School in Lille, running a course on Lobbying at EU level.
+ Director at the European Training Institute (ETI),
+ CLAN Public Affairs,
+ PACT European Affairs.
+ Co-author of several books and manuals on EU decision-making, i.e. The New Practical Guide to the EU Labyrinth, the Handbook on EU Secondary Legislation and EU Financial Services: the ins and outs of the Decision-making Process.
+ Graduated from the Law Faculty of the University of Antwerp
+ Master’s degree in European Law from the Institut d’Etudes Européennes (ULB).