About us

Who we are


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D&D consists of a multilingual, dynamic team of experienced consultants in European, international and national affairs.  We form a highway to the EU institutions, with expertise on regions such as the Middle-East, Asia and America. Our company provides unmatchable cost efficiency, quality results and return on investment.

D&D assures you that the highest level of confidentiality will be guaranteed at all times.

We are committed to delivering rapid responses to questions and accurate analyses of the feasibility of your projects.

Flexible & Pragmatic
The company is built around a flexible and pragmatic structure in order to fit your expectations and requests.

Competitive pricing
We offer individual and competitive pricing based on an assessment of your needs (and resources). We guarantee you the best prices on the public affairs market in Brussels, but also a human approach and continuous follow up of your file by one of our experts.

Our Team

Dimitri Dombret Founder and General Manager

Dimitri graduated in Political Science and International Relations (MA) from the Universities of Liège and Brussels and holds a specialisation in Middle-East studies. Dimitri Dombret lived and worked in the Middle-East where he began his career for the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Back in Brussels in 2002, he started to work at the European Parliament for a Belgian Member. He then joined the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs when the State Secretary for European and Foreign Affairs requested his services. His experience continued at the Belgian Permanent Representation to the United Nations in New-York. From 2006 until 2009 he ran a lobbying organisation that gathered several hundreds of Members of Parliament from all over Europe as well as Members of the European Parliament.

He speaks French, English and Italian.

Ilaria Capitanio Public Affairs Officer

Ilaria joined D&D Consulting Services in February 2016, where she works for both the EU Public Affairs and Public Relations sectors. She holds a Master Degree in Political Sciences with Specialization on Eastern Europe, Russia and the Caucasus from the Free University of Brussels and a Bachelor Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the University of Trieste, Italy. She spent an exchange year at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania and an exchange semester in Higher School of Economics, Moscow.

Italian native, she speaks fluent English and French, and intermediate Russian and Spanish.

Alberto Valenzano Junior Consultant

Alberto has a Master Degree in Management from the University of Mannheim, Germany and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and EU economic policies from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. He is specialized in marketing and business development and has previously worked in this sector in Germany and Malta. He has an interest in EU-China relations and has therefore lived and studied in Beijing, where he acquired skills on how to do business in China.

Italian native, he speaks fluent English and German, and intermediate French and Spanish.

María Inmaculada Lorenzo García Intern

Inma holds a Master Degree in European Integration with a specialization in Macroeconomics and International Business from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain and a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain. She also studied Politics and Economics at the University of Ghent, Belgium. She previously worked at the Chamber of Commerce of Sabadell (Barcelona) and at the Consulate General of Spain in Amsterdam.

Spanish native, she speaks fluent English and French.

External Consultants

D&D works with several highly qualified and experienced consultants for specific projects.
Sorina Chivu Senior Consultant

Sorina holds a Master in International Relations from the University of Brussels, a Bachelor in Political Science from University of Bucharest and a Bachelor in Theatre. She began her career in Bucharest, at the National Romanian Parliament, where she worked at the Chamber of Deputies. Then, she came to study to Brussels and started working in European Affairs. Sorina built up experience with the research centre CEVIPOL (Centre d’étude de la vie politique) and as an Intern at the Permanent Representation of Romania to the EU. Before joining D&D Consulting Services, Sorina worked at the European Commission.

She speaks Romanian, English, French and Dutch

Marcel Daniëls Senior Consultant

Marcel Daniëls, a Belgian national, is currently Managing Director of In Essence Consulting – focusing on EU and government affairs, advocacy and corporate communications

He has more than 35 years’ experience in international corporate and public affairs, advocacy, lobbying and corporate communications. He has worked as senior director and/or Vice-President in various industries ranging from hi-tech to petrochemicals, non-ferrous metals and for the last twelve years the pharmaceutical industry. His territory included Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Australia and the CIS countries.

Companies that he worked for included Tyco (previously Raychem), Exxon Chemical, Alcan Aluminium, MSD, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Merck KGaA, from which he retired earlier this year. For several of these companies (Alcan, Teva and Merck KGaA) he opened the Brussels representation office and was also the managing director.

He organised Exxon Corporation’s first participation at major industrial fairs in the CIS; was co-founder of the Canada-EU Round Table for Business and its first Chairman; and was an active member of several management committees in various industry associations such as Plastics Europe, CEFIC, the European Aluminium Industry, Eurometaux, Medicines for Europe, EuropaBio and Efpia. He successfully lobbied on various dossiers with the EU institutions over the years.

Marcel Daniëls, who speaks six languages,  is a graduate from the Catholic University of Leuven and has a post-graduate from the Lomonosov University in Moscow. He worked in Belgium, the UK and the USA.

Gregoriana Tudoran External Senior Finance Consultant

Gregoriana is an economist, specialized in Finances (Banks, Insurances, Investments), Management and Bankruptcy/Insolvency. She’s a graduate of University Al I Cuza, Iasi, Romania, a former senior lecturer and adviser in Finances for 14 years; she also acted as the Chief Public Relations Officer for the Petre Andrei University, Iasi.

She’s earned an MBA in European Laws as well as a PHD in the Management of Financial Institutions within the University Dunarea De Jos (Romania).

She’s qualified as a Bankruptcy Administrator appointed by the Court, has a good reputation as a trustee, also with an important experience on the Belgium Financial Market. She is also certified as a Prince2 Practitioner.

She speaks fluently English and French.

Osnat Lautman Senior Consultant

OsnatLautman is a well-known Israeli organizational consultant, the founder of OLM Consulting and the author of the Amazon bestseller “Israeli Business Culture”. She created the ISRAELI™ model of Israeli business characteristics and is an accomplished researcher and lecturer.

Osnat leads custom-built workshops for wide variety of international clients, and has extensive global experience in advising CEOs, VPs and employees in multinational organizations.

Osnat holds M.A. in Social Science and Communications from Bar Ilan University, Israel and certificate in Organizational Development from New York University, New York. she has carried out extensive research on the differences between Israeli and non-Israeli business cultures, including video interviews with businesspeople from numerous origins. The recorded discussions are incorporated into her lectures and workshops for demonstration purposes.

She speaks English and Hebrew.

Roberto De Primis Senior Consultant

Roberto De Primis has worked in the Belgian Government, European Institutions and the United Nations for 15 years. He holds an e-MBA from the Solvay Business School of Economics and a Master in European Politics and Regulatory from the University of Leuven.

Since 2017, he is an invited Professor at the Sorbonne University in Paris, where he teaches Geopolitics. Moreover, he is an invited researcher at the University of Quebec in Montreal, for which he publishes analyses about cyberspace and Transatlantic relations.

On top of that, Roberto De Primis frequently intervenes on Belgian and French TV to discuss trend topics in International Relations.

He speaks French, Italian, English and Spanish.

Galite Valerie Rabi External Senior Innovation Consultant

Galite Valerie Rabi is an expert in Innovation Management, Digital Health and healthcare system transformation.

For over 15 years, Galite Valerie served as an executive for global corporates where she managed innovation processes from ideation to full commercialization across Europe, Asia, Middle East and the USA. During her tenure, she identified growth opportunities, forged strategic partnerships, applied creative problem solving skills that mitigated investment risks, increased profitability and sustainability.

Today, Galite Valerie serves healthcare organizations, pharmaceutical and medical companies and investors to source innovative solutions, build strategic partnerships and provide industry trends reports. She also serves as an advisor to several leading technology startups, where she helps calibrating their innovative solutions to adapt to the healthcare system and to develop innovative business pricing -models. She is currently running New Beginning, a Digital Health & Wellness Innovation Agency, active in identifying and sourcing cutting edge technology solutions for health industry leaders, medical devices, pharmaceutical companies and investors.

Galite Valerie Rabi holds an Msc degree from the Technion Institute of Technology and Bachelor degree from the University of the Arts – London UK. In 2015, she was the winner of the Novartis Digital Health Solution Award.

She speaks fluently English and French, and has intermediate level of Spanish, Dutch and Italian.

Jorge Cisneros Senior Consultant

A Senior Consultant in EU Funding and Project Management with more than 25 years of experience, Jorge is the Founder of Swan Consulting SCS. Swan Consulting is an international consulting firm created to provide quality knowledge to SMEs through the EU, focusing on promoting the development of SMEs in the domestic market and their internationalization and global competitiveness. Their key services range from national growth to internationalization (export, import, and European projects) and specific grant programs for SMEs.

He speaks fluent English, Spanish and French.


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Our Office

D&D Consulting Services Ltd. (SPRL)
8 rue Jonfosse
B-4000 Liège

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37 Square de Meeûs
B – 1000 Brussels

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E. dd@ddconsult.eu
T. +32 4 343 55 20
T. +32 4 250 11 14
M. +32 475 67 57 20
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