- Managing Partner, Kellen Europe
- Vice-President Kellen Company’s Group
Fields of specialization:
- Public Affairs and Advocacy
- European Union Issue Management
- Association Management & Consulting
Alfons Westgeest is Managing Partner of Kellen Europe and also Kellen Company’s Group Vice-President leading global development operations from Beijing, Brussels and Singapore.
Alfons focuses on Strategic Advice and Government Affairs, Global Development, Finance & Legal and International Meetings. He has 30 years of experience in associations for automotive, energy, healthcare, services, food, pharma and real estate. He has extensive high-level government and corporate contacts.
He connects frequently with our offices and affiliates in Europe, USA, Asia, Middle East and South America; as well as through global networks for professionals in public relations, government affairs, conference organization and association management.
He holds a master degree in Commercial and European law. Alfons is a former Board member of ASAE (American Society of Association Executives) and an ASAE Fellow since 2006. He is a member in various Chambers of Commerce in the European Union and Asian countries. Alfons received the 2011 ‘Outstanding Contribution to EU Public Affairs’ award.Back to overview