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Kim SmouterESOMAR Committee Member, Chair of ESOMAR's Legal Affairs Committee at ENAR
Kim L. Smouter Umans is currently ESOMAR's Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee. Kim L. Smouter Umans is also Director General of the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), having joined the organisation in March 2022. Kim previously worked as ESOMAR’s Head of Public Affairs and Professional Standards, where he led ESOMAR's efforts championing the value of market, opinion and social research and data analytics.
Kim also served a stint as Secretary General of the European Network of National Civil Society Associations. As its first Secretary General, Kim laid the foundations for securing its role and its future as one of Europe’s leading bodies defending the interests of the non-profit sector by bringing together over 20 national civil society infrastructure platforms.
He has also served in various policy roles working for the North-East England Office in Brussels and in the European Parliament, working in the fields of social policy, education, and employment.
He holds a master’s degree in European Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in European Studies and is a graduate of the University of Maastricht.