Alexander van den Bosch has more than fifteen years of experience in Brussels in the world of European public affairs. Before joining the HNP/IPO as senior advisor Europe in April 2018, Alexander held various positions; he was director of the European Association of Inland Ports, EU representative for the Province of South Holland, EU representative for the urban network BrabantStad and assistant/policy officer in the European Parliament. He studied at the College of Europe in Bruges, the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and the Thorbecke Academy in Leeuwarden. In addition to his mother tongue Dutch, he also speaks English, French, German and Polish.
As a lobby coordinator, Alexander, together with the HNP colleagues, sees to it that the lobby efforts of the House and the provinces are effective, by aiding its process and preparation.
2018 – present Senior advisor Europa IPO / lobby coordinator on the priorities of the House of the Dutch Provinces
2015 – 2018 Director of The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP)
2015 – 2018 Senior advisor Industry and Energy at the European Sea Ports Organisation
2009 – 2015 EU representative at the Province of South-Holland
2006 – 2009 EU representative of the urban netwerk BrabantStad
2004 – 2006 Assistant/policy officer in the European Parliament
2003 Acquisition officer, Dutch Chamber of Commerce for Belgium and Luxembourg