Jessica is a senior food, biotechnology and chemicals public and regulatory affairs advisor.
Jessica brings to Aspect’s clients over 10 years of advocacy experience. She specialises in helping multinational companies and trade associations understand and successfully manage their political and regulatory issues. This includes monitoring and intelligence gathering, the development of strategies, messaging and positions, and direct and in-direct engagement with decision-makers and influencers. Her expertise covers a wide range of policy areas, including science and innovation, intellectual property, chemicals, and food and environmental policies, and she operates at both the EU and member state level.
Previously Jessica worked for a major innovative plant science company, dealing with a wide range of issues related to agrochemicals, seeds and biotechnology. She also worked in the sector of innovation stimulation, helping highly innovative SMEs to develop their businesses and access venture capital.
Jessica is a Belgian national, and holds master’s degrees in international relations from the Université Catholique de Louvain and European political and administrative studies from the College of Europe in Bruges. Jessica speaks English, French, Italian and Dutch.