Michiel van Hulten is a Brussels-based independent consultant specialising in projects in the field of democracy, transparency and accountability. His projects since 2010 have included managing VoteWatch Europe and launching the FutureLab Europe programme. Michiel is also a visiting senior fellow at the LSE European Institute. Previously he was a Member of the European Parliament and Chair of the Dutch Labour Party (PvdA).
Michiel holds postgraduate degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science (in Public Administration and Public Policy) and the College of Europe in Bruges (in European Political and Administrative Studies). He speak Dutch, English and French fluently and understands German.