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Schuman Associates

Identification number in the register: 73952083693-15
Registration date: 02/06/2010 08:37:15

The information on this entity was last modified on: 27/03/2015 11:47:41
The date of the last annual update was: 27/03/2015 11:47:41
Next update due latest on: 27/03/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Schuman Associates


    Section of registration

I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants

Professional consultancies

    Contact details

rue Archimede, 5 b12
Brussels 1000

(+32) 22307439

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Gerard MacNamara

Founder & CEO

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Lene Topp


    Goals / remit

Schuman Associates is a Brussels-based, independent, consultancy with more than 25 years’ experience in European funding and public affairs and with a network of offices in Milan, Madrid, Sofia, Bucharest, Athens, Dublin, and partners in the USA, Schuman Associates is the leading EU Business Development Consultancy in Brussels. Our independence and size allows us to be flexible and to tailor our services and costs to meet clients’ specific requirements, thus avoiding the ‘one size fits all’ approach often adopted by larger global consultancies and law firms. Currently, our team of around 20 permanent consultants works for more than 25 clients in many sectors ranging from ICT, Energy, Metals, Financial Services, Health, Development, Education and Employment.

Our reputation is built on success. A major element of this is listening to the organisations that we work with, understanding their real needs. Based on these needs we develop tailored programmes. The objective is always to provide real added value for our clients that will impact on their business development efforts.

Our client services fall broadly into two categories (although the two inevitably overlap) funding as well as policy, therefore capturing the complete life cycle of an opportunity. Schuman Associates is specialised in supporting clients, leveraging market opportunities created by EU Funding Programmes and understanding and influencing the policy and regulatory framework driving these opportunities. We support a broad range of clients ranging from governments and large global firms to SMEs and NGOs and we are working in all major sectors including IT and security, energy and environment, trade and development, financial services, telecommunications, education and health.

Schuman Associates is committed to the highest professional standards, integrity is key to our service to clients and in our relations with the European Institutions. We are dedicated to delivering beyond expectations and to giving a return on investment.

  • European
  • global
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

* Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing

* REGULATION (EC) No 1907/2006 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)

* Youth Employment Initiative

* Energy Union Package (COM(2015) 80 final)

* Smart Borders Package

* Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for the Community action in the field of water policy (Water Framework Directive)

* Cybersecurity Strategy of the European Union – An Open, Safe and Secure Cyberspace

* European Cloud Computing Strategy

On 3rd December 2014, Schuman Associates as secretariat of Anti Money Laundering Europe organised a lunch seminar hosted by MEP Timothy Kirkhope at the European Parliament. The event was a great success as it developed into an informal trilogue meeting over the upcoming 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive.







    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

75%: 8   50%: 3  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Dimitra VASILIA 09/04/2014 07/04/2015
Malgorzata Stepniak 09/04/2014 07/04/2015
Thierno Seydou Diop 09/08/2014 07/08/2015
Michele Savarese 26/08/2014 19/08/2015
JAN DROGE 11/02/2015 28/01/2016
Gerard McNamara 13/12/2014 11/12/2015
Carlos Corts 20/11/2014 18/11/2015

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Sport
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

Members of the Society of European Affairs Professionals (SEAP)

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

500,000 € - 599,999 €

500,000 € - 999,999 €

  • 3M
  • Agilent
  • AME - Anti-Money Laundering Europe
  • Cisco
  • Microsoft
  • Motorola
  • Philips
  • • STEP - Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners
  • Symantec
  • T-Systems
  • ATOS
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • SAP
  • Almaviva
  • ESBI
  • SES
  • Elsevier
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Vodafone
  • Agtel
  • IAA
  • The Nickel Institute

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    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: