Kieran Watkins is a British national based in Brussels, Belgium, working for Kreab, a major public affairs consultancy. Specializing in sustainability issues including transport, environment and energy policy, Kieran helps international clients understand the European legislative process, representing their interests at the European, Member State and international level. Services offered to companies include monitoring, intelligence gathering, outreach and communication campaigns. Prior to this, he worked in journalism for a number of media outlets including Sky News and the Mail Online. He holds a Masters in Political Strategy and Communication with a specialization in EU External Affairs, and a Bachelors in Journalism, both awarded from the University of Kent. He currently studies intermediate level French and has been a staff volunteer within YPFP Brussels' communications team since June 2017.