Multi-Channel and Online Trade
Secretary-General, EMOTA

Biography

Maurits Bruggink

In April 2015, Maurits Bruggink was appointed Secretary-General of EMOTA, the European Multi-channel and Online Trade Association.

In April 2015, Maurits Bruggink was appointed Secretary-General of EMOTA, the European Multi-channel and Online Trade Association. His main task is representing the interests of the sector to policymakers at European level and in Member States.

Maurits has been involved in international advocacy, government affairs and trade association management for over 25 years in different positions. Maurits started as a lawyer at the European Union Office of Arthur Andersen & C°, followed by a long spell as Managing Director at Brussels’s based lobby firm Grayling.

Maurits has great experience in managing European and international trade associations. He has been secretary-general of several trade associations, covering sectors as diverse as direct selling, spirit drinks, toys, metals, gambling and sports.

Maurits holds a Master in International Trade Law from the University of Leiden, Holland and is fluent in English, French, German, Dutch and Spanish.

Speaker at events in: 2019, 2017