BSA Welcomes New Communications Director - David French

25 February 2022 11:36 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The BSA leadership team is growing! We are thrilled to introduce our new Communications Director - David French. David is joining the BSA Board of Directors in a limited role throughout the Spring 2022 season as he completes some major professional projects. We look forward to David fully onboarding with the BSA in Summer 2022. 

Be sure to congratulate David and welcome him when you see him on the soccer pitch on Sundays. He's always on the sidelines - cheering on our U6s and his son who has joined BSA sports for the past two seasons.

About David French

A seasoned communication professional with over 20 years of experience, David kicked off his career off in his birth city London in the not-for-profit sector working with homeless young people, as well as launching a fundraising charity holding music events. He then spent several years working in the communications agency world, consulting an array of clients from the London Olympics to major infrastructure and energy projects. His love of travel and Europe next took him to Berlin, where he was a leading consultant on pan-European campaigns for clients including the European Commission. 

In 2012, he followed his passion for European affairs, moving to Brussels where he initially continued to working in the private sector before entering the EU institutions as a Senior Press Officer. From 2015-2020, he was the Communication Advisor to the President of the EU's Committee of the Regions, leading strategic communications serving under two President's. Since 2020, he has been a member of Cabinet of the Committee's President, Apostolos Tzitzikostas, where he continues to support communications, whilst leading for energy, climate and environmental policy.  

David has a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Leeds as well as an MSc from the London School of Economics.

A passionate sports lover and football fanatic, David is a lifelong suffering Charlton Athletic and England fan.   

He lives in Brussels devoted to his wife and two young spirited boys. 

Are you interested in joining the dynamic, engaging, and fun BSA Leadership team? Learn more and review current openings here.  

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