TALK 3 – 10 OCTOBER 2019 (12.00-14.00 PM)

The “LEADERSHIP TALKS – Building Inclusion & Gender Balance in Europe”are inspirational lunchtime conferences (12.30-14.00), at the European School of Administration (EUSA). They bring together business leaders who have inspiring track-records and experience as Inclusive Leaders; and are designed to be learning & interactive exchanges between these speakers and the participants (top and middle –men and women- managers in the EU institutions and agencies).

The program and the Talks are facilitated by Leadership expert and author Claudia de Castro Caldeirinha, and is co-designed by the EUSA and the REDSCOPE team.


Top Leaders of the Third Talk  (10 October) are: 

Erwin Ollivier 

JUMP Award Winner 2016

General Manager, Athlon Belgium

Erwin Ollivier graduated in German Philology at the KUL and after his military service completed additional courses in marketing communication and crisis management. His career so far spans almost 30 years and covers various sectors as financial services and car leasing (Lease Plan, DLL and Athlon), Travel and Road Side Assistance (Europ Assistance) and the call center business (SITEL). During his career Erwin took up various local and international positions which gained him a lot of expertise in different working cultures. Currently he is the General Manager of Athlon, recently acquired by Daimler Financial Services.

Erwin is also President of the Chamber of Commerce Vlaams-Brabant and member of the board of Innovatiecentrum Vlaams-Brabant. In 2016 Erwin was elected ‘Corporate Gender Equality Ambassador’ at the Jump forum for his track record in bringing gender equality in a pragmatic way into practice.


Louise Harvey

Non-executive Chair, FTI consulting

Louise Harvey is Chair in the Strategic Communications segment of FTI Consulting, and is based in Brussels. Louise has over 25 years of experience in consultancy and is skilled in running multi-country programs for clients.

Louise is a Member of the Board of Amcham EU. She has strong international management expertise and leadership qualities, having run public relations and public affairs businesses in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK.

Louise is a former President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and a Vice Chairman of a large communications and public affairs company. She was awarded an OBE for services to British business in Belgium in 2004.


Before moving into consultancy, Louise worked for 13 years for the British Foreign Office. She had postings as a diplomat in Kuala Lumpur, Dar es Salaam and The Hague with a strong focus on trade and commercial work, including EU issues. She was awarded an MVO for services to The Queen in 1979. Louise has two children and works internationally.