Michiel van Campen works as a SHRM consultant in Europe on international advocacy since March 2019. He has worked in the field of International Relations for over 15 years, and has led several organizations, foundations and associations dedicated to helping employers in various policy areas.
He started his career at the Dutch Immigration Service, after which he joined the Dutch Foreign Service, which he served for 10 years. He has had diplomatic assignments in The Hague, at the Dutch Permanent Representation at the EU in Brussels, in Vietnam (a short assignment) and Yemen.
Following this, he headed the international affairs department of the Dutch province of North-Brabant and was executive director of the southern branch of the Dutch employers organization VNO-NCW. Currently he is director of Permits Foundation and has his own consultancy firm in international public affairs, on which basis he represents SHRM at its European activities.
On a voluntary basis, he is i.a. Chairman of the supervisory committee of the International School in Breda and Secretary of the Atlantic Association in The Hague.
Michiel is a graduate in History/International Relations (Utrecht University) and Public Administration (Leiden University). He lives with his wife, three daughters and one son in Breda, The Netherlands.