Bas de Beijer

Bas de Beijer (1972) founded H&dB AssociAtes, Public Affairs & Strategic Communications in 2008 together with Hans Huigen.

Prior to starting his own consultancy he worked for 8 years at a leading Dutch energy company building the Regulatory Affairs department, after which he went to to Germany as a strategist responsible for developing strategies in the German market and the implementation of the strategic planning process. As project manager he was responsible for the divestment of 3 participations. He returned as a senior strategist at the Corporate Strategy department of Essent. He worked on the corporate strategic planning process and on several merger, acquisition and divestment opportunities. As Issues manager he worked on the joint lobby of the Dutch energy companies to prevent the unbundling legislation in The Netherlands.

In 2006 he was appointed Manager Pubic Affairs responsible for the Shareholder relations (6 provinces and 140 municipalities) reporting to the CEO of Essent NV. As Manager PA he was closely involved in merger, acquisition and divestment opportunities and has initiated several pilots and business alliances between business units of Essent and the public shareholders. Bas also developed and implemented a company wide regional stakeholder management programme.

Bas holds an Economics degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam. He started his career in Parliament as the assistant to the MP drs. Hella Voûte-Droste. During this time he was involved in the reform and planning of legislation concerning competition policy, regulation of the financial markets, and the liberalisation, regulation and privatisation of the post-, telecom- and energy markets.

Bas de Beijer is vice chairman of the "Koning Willem IV Kring", a small society of young public affairs executives of Dutch multinationals and Consultancy Firms and is a member of the Dutch Association for Public Affairs.

Areas of expertise:

Public Affairs directed at Parliament, Provincial and Local Lobbying, Regulatory Affairs, Strategy and M&A, Stakeholder management


Energy, Healthcare, Financial Services, Telecoms, Waste management, Mobility & Infrastructure

Contact details:

phone: +31 6 41043055

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