CEO of the European Cyclists’ Federation
Jill joined ECF in 2020 as co-CEO. Prior to this she spent over 20 years in increasingly senior roles at major international law firms, most recently as Chief Marketing Officer at Bird & Bird, where she led a team of over 100 marketing, business development and client relationship management specialists based in 18 countries in Europe, Asia Pac and the US. She has also worked in the automotive, pharmaceutical and publishing industries.
A US and Dutch national, Jill grew up near Chicago and has lived and worked in Europe for over 30 years, including in Germany, the UK and Belgium. She speaks English, German and Dutch and holds an MBA from Solvay Business School / Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Her strong passion for cycling attracted her to ECF: She is an avid everyday and recreational cyclist who loves to promote cycling as a sustainable and healthy means of transport and leisure and to see the world by bike on cycling holidays.
Jill and her husband live in Brussels and have three children.