"Engaging in Public Affairs gives me the chance to bridge two interdependent worlds. Translating private and public actors’ needs into concrete actions for EU institutions gives me the opportunity to assist in the mutual process that drives the EU forward."
Ward Scheelen (1993) joined Dr2 Consultants in August 2018. Ward obtained his Bachelor’s degree in law at the University of Hasselt, Belgium, after which he obtained his Master’s degree in European and international law at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Having a strong interest in European decision-making processes, he then obtained an Advanced Master in European Politics and Policies, also at the Catholic University of Leuven.
During his studies, Ward did internships at a law firm and at the legal office of the Belgian province of Limburg. He also volunteered at the international student organisation AIESEC. Ward also spent half a year on Erasmus exchange in Nice, France. As a consequence, he speaks Dutch, English and French.
At Dr2 Consultants, Ward will support various clients and work on several sectors, including maritime transportation, electric mobility and development cooperation.
Public Affairs Trainee