Johan started his career as a journalist in 1979. The next ten years he worked as a producer, reporter and anchor-man for the Flemish public radio and television. As an all-around strategic communication consultant and facilitator, Johan has counseled leading Belgian and international companies, industry associations, business coalitions, public institutions and NGO’s – in Belgium, Europe and abroad, including Africa and China. Johan specializes in issues and reputation management, message development, crisis communication training and coaching at CEO and Board level. A Belgian national, Johan in fluent in Dutch, French and English and has a solid working knowledge of German. Johan is based in Brussels, Belgium.