Our Brussels office has a team of highly experienced specialists fluent in English, French, German, Romanian, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Finnish and Swedish. Our Directors each have over 30 years of experience and, together with a young and dynamic team, work across many sectors to provide you with tailored solutions which are flexible, have added value and maintain a high code of ethics.
Our track record has resulted in Europe Analytica being recognised at recent industry awards:
Europe Analytica won ‘Lobbying the European Parliament’ and our Communications team won ‘In-House Team of the Year’ at the Public Affairs Europe Awards 2018
Director and Chairman Angela Mills Wade was included in Politico’s ranking of ‘Women who shape Brussels in 2017
Angela Mills Wade
Angela Mills Wade works closely with European companies, trade associations and lobby groups to help them better understand the challenges they face. She has over 25 years experience specialising in copyright, media, advertising and internet issues.
Angela believes that you have to look beyond Brussels to see what is happening in reality at the national level, and her wide international network of leaders in politics, creative industry and journalism help our clients do just that. She set up Europe Analytica in 1999 when she realised there wasn’t a consultancy out there that really fitted her own needs as a client.
Angela has led many successful campaigns in support of freedom of the press and was instrumental in setting up the Linked Content Coalition.
Angela has been the Executive Director of the European Publishers’ Council since 1991 and was included on POLITICO’s ‘Women who shape Brussels in 2017’.
Languages: Native English speaker, fluent French.
Director and Office Manager
Patricia Preston is our financial controller and Office Manager and has been at Europe Analytica from the start.Patricia has extensive knowledge of the public affairs industry and in corporate governance, legal and financial affairs. Patricia knows exactly what goes into the day-to-day running of the company, and is our point of reference on all critical legal and financial matters. Patricia has a background in advertising and finance, working for Beaumark Public Affairs, Fowler Coates Ltd, and Laurence Keen and Gardner Stock Brokers in London.
As a specialist in audiovisual, Digital Single Market and publishing issues such as advertising, privacy and data protection. Nikolas knows the ins and outs of the industry better than most and has extensive contacts in Brussels and at national level. He has worked in both New York and Washington D.C. and has a Master’s in EU International Relations and Diplomacy from the College of Europe in Bruges and a degree in International and European, Economic and Political Studies from the University of Macedonia.
Languages: Native Greek speaker, fluent English and French, good knowledge of Spanish, knowledge of German and Italian.
Account Director & Head of Office
Mathilde is one of our Account Directors and joint Head of Office. As Account Director she has the responsibility of being Secretary-General for one of Europe Analytica's most important clients, The European Audiovisual Production association (CEPI).
Mathilde joins us from the Federation of European Direct and Interactive Marketing (FEDMA) where, as Director-General, she led FEDMA's advocacy engagement with the EU institutions on policy issues such as the GDPR, the ePrivacy Regulation and digital advertising.
In addition to her responsibilities for FEDMA, since 2014 Mathilde has been the Vice-Chair of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) and, since 2013, the Treasurer of European Advertising Standards Alliance (EASA). With leading roles in these associations, Mathilde is well versed in the critical issues affecting the online sector and has a thorough understanding of the key actors in the industry.
Mathilde has a long track record of speaking at high-level events such as the Global Privacy Summit, the Digital Advertising Alliance Summit, and at many forums organized by European institutions.
Languages: Native French speaker, fluent English.
Robert is our Account Manager who advises our clients on audiovisual and digital policies.
He joins us from the European Commission where he worked as a policy officer and speechwriter in the Directorate General for Education and Culture. Given this experience, Robert brings with him a strong awareness and understanding of European policy and funding affecting the Culture and Creative Industries.
Robert has a Bachelor of Arts in European Studies and German from King’s College London, where he undertook an Erasmus year at the Humboldt University, Berlin. He is currently studying for a Postgraduate Diploma in EU Law at King's College London.
Languages: Native English speaker, very good knowledge of German, intermediate understanding of French.
Davide G. Vaccaro
Davide has a long experience in the film and cultural sector. He has been Board Member and President of the Italian organisation Franti NISI MASA Italia, founder NGO of the Young European Film Network NISI MASA. Previously he has been working in communication, graphic and creative design, film and TV productions, cultural organisations and theatrical companies.
Among others he has been working in a research centre participating in the start up of a multimedia arts centre for peace education and in the EbS of the Audiovisual Unit in the European Parliament.
He holds a Bachelor in Film and TV studies and a Master in Film Theory focussing on aesthetic of new audiovisual technologies and the intercultural perception of movies.
Languages: Native Italian speaker, fluent in English, good knowledge of French, basic in Swedish and understanding of Icelandic.
Ella is who supports our clients in all policy areas.
Ella’s background is in EU studies, international relations and political science.
She is currently enrolled and finalising her Master’s degree in European Studies at Maastricht University.
Languages: Bilingual Finnish-Swedish, fluent English, basic knowledge of French, German and Dutch.
Salvatore is currently enrolled in his Master Degree in International Studies at the ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon and previously graduate from a bachelor degree in Political Science at the ULB-Free University of Brussels.
He has acquired substantial knowledge concerning the European Internal Market with a focus on issues related to the free movement of services thanks to a recent internship at the European Policies department of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the Ministers.
Languages: Native Italian speaker, fluent in English and French and has good knowledge of Spanish and Portuguese as well as basic knowledge of German.
Tamara Steenbergen de Almeida
Tamara’s interest in the European Union and its role in shaping expectations, values and laws at the transnational level, motivated her to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in European Studies. She successfully completed the latter with a thesis on asylum legislation and fundamental rights, which solidified her interest in EU policy.
She is now an LLM candidate in International and European Law, at the University of Amsterdam.
Languages: Native speaker of Portuguese and Dutch, fluent in English and good knowledge of Spanish and French
Chris has a natural interest in international and European affairs, specialising in the relationship between China and the West. He completed his dissertation on the evaluation of Saudi-Anglo relations and the impact this has on extremism in the Middle East.
Upon completion of his BA in International Relations & Modern History, he is now pursuing an MSc in Economics & International Relations at the University of East Anglia.
Languages: Native English speaker and basic French.