Our team has held leading communication roles with listed and private companies, regulators and strategic communications agencies. We put that experience to work for our clients, developing and delivering integrated communications strategies to effectively meet the challenges that shape society.
Comprehensive is an independent agency, based in the Netherlands, providing strategic financial, internal and external communications, advice to corporations, funds, institutions and industry organisations. The agency also offers specialized Public Affairs advice.
Our clients face multiple and complex challenges that touch all areas of society. Our integrated approach meets their need to balance all interests and to engage with all stakeholders in order to create sustainable value.
Our services are a fundamental part of our clients’ business operations. We work as an embedded partner and a trusted counsel; a key ally in defining communications strategies and ensuring effective stakeholder engagement.
Whether in ongoing business, crisis, or special situations, we help our clients communicate in a clear and understandable way.
What we do and how we work
We’re experts at what we do. We’ve been doing this a long time, through good times and bad, and at a senior level. We cut our teeth on some of the biggest issues of recent times, from the financial crisis, acquisitions, listings and insolvencies to political upheaval. We advise on:
Working in partnership to develop and deliver sustainable communications strategies across all stakeholder constituencies
We work hard to understand your business; we don’t cut corners; we make complex matters understandable; we try to make the best choices for the best outcome
We’ll tell it to you straight; we won’t promise what we can’t deliver
We trust our clients; we’ll defend their interests & protect their reputation; we are independent; we have no hidden agenda
We expect to be judged by our work and the results we deliver
We have a strict internal code of conduct ensuring confidentiality and preventing conflicts of interest
David headed communications and investor relations departments at Hoogovens, Corus Netherlands and Delta Lloyd from 1999, following eight years in general management. He moved into consultancy in 2016, focusing on finance, strategy, litigation, crisis and internal communication questions.
Ilse started her career in EU Affairs in Brussels and was then Director Public Affairs for TNT and PostNL for 10 years. Since 2014, she has worked as an independent advisor, helping businesses and organisations design effective public and governmental affairs strategies.
Alice has extensive experience in senior communication roles at, amongst others, Euronext and regulator AFM. She has deep knowledge of financial markets and is a seasoned spokesperson. Her areas of expertise include strategic and integrated communications, stakeholder and reputation management, branding and positioning, M&A and IPO’s, project management, and crisis communication.
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