Brussels, 12 July 2021 – The Brussels-based boutique consultancy White Research announced today that experienced communications expert Tobias Van Assche (43) has joined its ranks as senior project manager communications. Tobias has more than ten years of experience in the field and is specialized in corporate communication and public affairs as well as crisis communication.

Tobias has worked in communications for the Belgian private sector as well as EU public affairs for over a decade. Prior to joining White Research, Tobias was a senior consultant for the well-known Belgian public relations (PR) consultancy Bepublic Group and before that the Brussels based EU public affairs (PA) and PR agency Grayling. He also worked as a communications specialist for the United States Mission to the European Union (USEU) and the United States Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium.

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Tobias’s academic background will also strengthen White’s research section. He holds a Ph.D in political science from Syracuse University in the United States and completed a post-doc at the University of Antwerp at the Media Movements and Politics (M2P) research group. Tobias also completed an Executive MBA at the Antwerp Management School.

“I was drawn to White because of the team’s passion for EU affairs and its extensive expertise in the area. I am also looking forward to further develop the business services section. The fact that important organizations such as the soft drinks association UNESDA and the social media platform Facebook have chosen to work with White is a tribute to this.” – Tobias Van Assche, Senior Project Manager Communications at White Research.

“We are very happy to welcome Tobias to White, his background, skills and experience will add greatly to the team and I am confident that he will grow into a leading role in our Business Services section, helping us deliver better to our existing clients and help us bring in new ones. Tobias will help ensure that we continue our history of excellence and reliability as the foundations for the trust that our clients have in us. Welcome to the family Tobias.” – Christian Hauschildt, Managing Direct and Head of Public and Business Services.

About White Research (www.white-research.eu)

White Research is a boutique Brussels-based consultancy, providing research and business services to a variety of high-calibre public and private clients. As such, we work on a large number of pan-European projects in various fields, focusing on digital and sustainability in particular.