UCL Alumni


UCL Alumni Group Belgium: How to work in Brussels

16 March 2022, 6:30 pm–7:30 pm

UCL campus

The UCL Alumni Group in Belgium is happy to present an informative panel talk and virtual speed networking session. The panel will feature speakers from the European Commission, the European Parliament, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and Allen & Overy LLP.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL students | UCL alumni






Alumni Relations Team

Are you a UCL alumni working in Belgium and wanting to connect with other UCL alumni? Are you a current student or recent graduate curious about how to work at the heart of the European Union?


Please join the UCL Alumni Group Belgium for 'UCL Meets Bubble,' a panel talk on how to work in Brussels or the 'Brussels Bubble' as residents refer to it.

Following the event, we will have a social speed networking session for panellists, alumni and interested students to meet and share advice in breakout rooms. 

Times given are CET.

About the Speakers

Torben David

Torben is the digital policy advisor to the Member of the European Parliament Tiemo Wölken, covering policy issues ranging from AI and platform regulation to data policy. He previously worked in the Brussels offices of Samsung Electronics and the German digital industry association Bitkom. Torben holds a master's degree in digital policy from Sciences Po Paris and a Bachelor's degree in European Social and Political Studies from UCL.

Paraskevi (Evi) Gkaidatzi

Paraskevi (Evi) Gkaidatzi is a Competition/Antitrust Junior Associate at Allen & Overy in Brussels. Previously, she worked in the Competition/Antitrust and FDI teams of Covington & Burling and Herbert Smith Freehills in Brussels. Before joining the competition practice, she worked as legal consultant advising on EU regulatory law in technology/digital market, financial services and interned in the European Commission and the European Investment Bank. Evi is a Greek-qualified lawyer and LLM graduate from UCL.

Ville Majamaa

Hailing from the farthest corner of Europe, Finland, Ville studied and worked in London and Moscow for several years before landing at the European Commission in Brussels in 2019. For the past decade, Ville has been a committed volunteer in pan-European youth organisations including as the Vice President of the European Youth Forum, the umbrella platform of youth organisations in Europe, and in the World Organisation of the Scout Movement. In the Commission, Ville has worked on external relations and security-related topics with a range of countries from North Africa and Central Asia to the Western Balkans.

Krisztina Zálnoky

Krisztina joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership's Brussels office to work as a policy intern in July 2020, and she is currently working as Research Project Manager. Prior to joining CISL, Krisztina worked at the European Commission and completed internships at the UNICEF Hungarian Committee and the U.S. Commercial Service in Hungary. She gained experience in the private sector, working as an analyst at KPMG on projects related to the Common Agricultural Policy. She is co-founder of V4SDG – Visegrad for Sustainability and a WEF Global Shaper in the Brussels Hub.

Krisztina holds an MSc in Public Policy from UCL.