Paul Wouters (1956) worked for over 30 years as head of communications, spokesperson and management consultant for various associations, often in periodes when these were in dire straits. He has joined the team of EPPA in The Hague as an associate senior consultant as of July 1, 2016. His skills are in the field of communication strategy, advice on media, training and guidance.
He studied social geography with emphasis on economics at Radboud University in Nijmegen. He started his career at the Netherlands Employers Organization VNO after his military service as editor at the Ministry of Defense and radio journalist at one of the Dutch broadcasting associations. He worked as an employee of several associations in the field of metalworking and electronic industries, building and construction companies, general practitioners and the pharmaceutical industry.
He started his own advisory in 2016, focusing on helping organizations and associations improving their results by effective relationships with stakeholders.
Besides his activities in the communications field, Paul’s special interest is the international automotive industry: history, developments and backgrounds of brands and companies. As a hobby he writes travel reports abouts his visits of museums and factories, published on his own website.