• Managing Partner, Kellen Europe
  • Vice-President Kellen Company’s Group

Fields of specialization:

  • Public Affairs and Advocacy
  • European Union Issue Management
  • Association Management & Consulting

Short bio:

Alfons Westgeest is Managing Partner at Kellen, the global management and advisory company for trade associations and professional societies.  Alfons leads Kellen’s international client development and operations from offices in Brussels and Beijing. He is responsible for strategic alliance partnerships in China, India, Japan, Singapore, Middle East, Africa and South Americas. His 35 years of experience includes executive positions in associations in a variety of sectors. He has a high level contact network in the EU Institutions. He holds a master degree in Commercial and European law. Alfons is a Fellow and former Board member of the American Society of Association Executives. Alfons received the 2011 ‘Outstanding Contribution to EU Public Affairs’ award.


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