Louise Harvey’s career has spanned both the public and private sectors: she worked for 13 years for the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office before moving into public affairs consultancy. Now a senior practitioner, she is a past President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium. In 1985 Louise became a founding director of Shandwick Public Affairs. She was Managing Director of Shandwick’s office in The Netherlands (1991- 95) and she founded and was Managing Director of Shandwick Public Affairs in Brussels (1995-98. Immediately prior to co-founding Blueprint Partners, which was acquired by FD International in 2008, she was Vice Chairman of GPC in Brussels (1998-2002). Louise was made Officer in the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to British business interests in Belgium.