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Wim is Fragomen’s Client Engagement Director for Europe and he also co-leads the firm’s EU advisory team developing and offering Fragomen Europe integrated services. He is currently based in our Brussels office. In the first year he joined the firm, he led the Luxembourg immigration practice. Wim provides immigration and advisory related services to clients based or with operations in Europe. He particularly advises clients on the social security and employment related aspects in the context of immigration and co-develops Fragomen’s Government Strategies initiatives in relation to Europe.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Wim spent a significant number of years as an Executive Director and the Immigration and Social Security leader of the Global Mobility department in a big four firm, based in Rome, Italy. He gained vast experience in leading large global mobility projects and covering all advisory aspects, with multi-national clients from a range of different industries, including banking, industrial products, automotive, pharmaceuticals and consumer retail.

Wim speaks Dutch, English, Italian, French and German.

Education


Roskilde University Center | Certificate in International and European Social Security Law, 1991
Catholic University of Leuven | Master of Laws, 1991
Catholic University of Leuven | B.Phil., 1990

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Member of the HR Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce, Luxembourg

Publications and Lectures

Author of various books and articles, and regular speaker at Conferences and Seminars in the area of International, European, Belgian and Italian immigration and social security matters.

Researcher and Lecturer at the Catholic University of Leuven, in social security law

Guest Teacher at the Law Department of the Jagiellonian University of Cracow, 1995

Guest Lecturer at the SINNEA School of Enterprise Management in Bologna, 1995