Government Affairs - Geopolitical Risk - K&P Academy

Where Business meets Politics

Who We Are

Our highly experienced international network of trusted advisors helps you navigate current and emerging geopolitical challenges and protect your business value and reputation in turbulent times. Our advise is practical, discrete, no nonsense and focused on opportunities.

Our Services

To support international businesses and organisations with current or potential new activities we offer

Government Affairs
Supporting businesses & organisations with advocacy, government affairs and stakeholder management
Political Risk
Managing geopolitical business risk & issues by leveraging scenarios and intelligence-based analysis
K&P Academy
Connecting next generation with current leaders & experts in business, society and politics


Alex Krijger is Founder and Managing Partner of Krijger & Partners. Alex studied at University Leiden and followed various leadership programs at e.g. IMD Business School in Lausanne and in London. He worked at the NL Ministry of Defence (1992-1997), the NL Christian Democratic Party CDA (1997-2002) and at Royal Dutch Shell (2002-2017). He is a former Vice-chair of the Atlantic Committee in The Netherlands.


Krijger & Partners is a network-organisation. Alex Krijger works together with a diverse group of trusted, local, senior and experienced professionals around the world. Our partners – with different cultural and other backgrounds – have experience and expertise at very senior level in business, government and society. We have the knowledge, networks and methodologies to manage political-business risks and issues in a discrete way. We respect cultural differences and are dedicated to make a positive impact.

Our clients are international companies and organisations in e.g. industry, energy, high tech, maritime, banking, M&A and media. We have carried out projects for e.g. BCG, EY, U.S. Department of State, ERT, AkzoNobel, Focusplaza, ISPT, Van Oord, Ambiance, DAA, Fugro, VVVF, NL Ministry for Foreign Affairs, NL Ministry for Defence.

Krijger & Partners is a one-man business with one employee (Alex Krijger). Alex works with a wide range of partners around the globe on various projects. We don’t conduct lobby-activities.

Board of Trustees

Rein Willems (Chair): former President Director Shell Netherlands; former Senator Dutch parliament

Kathleen Ferrier: Chair Netherlands UNESCO Commission, Professor Human Rights in Bangladesh, Co-Founder Bright Hong Kong

Michel de Jong: Head of Global Security COFRA Holding AG; Member CSO Board of Directors at ASIS International

Marnix Leijten: Managing Partner/Arbitration & Disputes Lawyer at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Gilberto Morishaw: Speaker, Student at Leiden University, Global Shaper, John Lewis Fellow

Anita Scholte op Reimer: VP Quality, Product Safety & Sustainability at AH/Ahold Delhaize

Marhijn Visser: Deputy Director International Affairs, VNO-NCW – MKB-Nederland

Stijn Vos: Managing Director ESDEC

Tino Wallaart: Co-Founder Wallaart & Kusse

Bilal Sahin: Coördinator Vadercentrum Adam

Niels Tollenaar: Pilot at Air France KLM

Jaap Jonkers: Manager at Divosa


``Krijger & Partners prepares leaders to incorporate political risk scenarios into business strategies``

EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year Conference, Monte Carlo

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