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Profile of registrant

Cullen International

Identification number in the register: 18083556597-38
Registration date: 07/09/11 11:33:23

The information on this organisation was last modified on 26/08/14 14:09:59
The date of the last annual update was 26/08/14 14:09:59

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Cullen International
Acronym: CI
Legal status: SA
Website address:


Section: I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants
and more precisely: Professional consultancies

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Valérie  Willems
Position: Managing Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Philippe Defraigne
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 6 Rue Saint-Jean 
Namur 5000
Telephone number: (+32) 81257480
Fax number: (+32) 81257490
Other contact information: Brussels office:

Clos Lucien Outers 11-21/1
1160 Brussels
Tel: +32 81257480
Fax: +32 27339615

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Cullen International tracks, reports and benchmarks developments in telecommunications, media, post and electronic commerce regulation across Europe, in Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa.

It provides monitoring services, neutral and independent analysis, benchmarking of national regulatory situations and practices, research tailored to individual needs and training programmes.
Clients include over one hundred key industry players and public organisations spanning the whole communications industry.

Cullen International does not engage in lobbying activities, nor does it represent the views of any of its clients.
Level of interests represented:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 24
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Laura SBOARINA 10/04/14 07/04/15
Laurence Nivot 27/08/14 22/08/15
Javier Huerta Bravo 06/02/14 04/02/15
Michal Hrbaty 05/09/14 03/09/15
Martin Dave Schraa 02/09/14 31/08/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

-European Digital Agenda
-Commission proposal for a Connecting Europe Facility, and guidelines for telecoms
-Commission proposal proposals for a Single Digital Market
-Commission proposal proposal on the reduction of broadband deployment costs
-Commission green paper on audiovisual convergence
-Commission proposal on collective rights management
-Council mandate for EU-US trade agreement
-Commission proposal on licenses for Europe initiative
-Parliament’s resolution on media freedom and pluralism
-Initiatives on consumer rights, parcel delivery and e-payments
-WCIT-12 on the International Telecommunications Regultations

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Energy
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Not applicable.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Share of turnover related to representing interests to EU institutions on behalf of clients:
50000  € - 100000  €

Clients generating a turnover of 100000 € - 150000 €.
  • Orange France

Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 72,500 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Cullen International SA has only been providing information services to the European Commission. It has not engaged in lobbying activities.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Not applicable