Kim Leonard Smouter - Commentator

Director General, ENAR (European Network Against Racism)

Kim L. Smouter Umans joined ENAR in March 2022. He previously worked as ESOMAR’s Head of Public Affairs and Professional Standards, having joined in 2012. While there, he led a team of professional standards and public affairs experts championing the value of market, opinion and social research and data analytics, whilst leading advocacy efforts on major policy dossiers including the General Data Protection Regulation and ePrivacy Regulation. Kim also served a stint as Secretary General of the European Network of National Civil Society Associations. As its first Secretary General, he laid the foundations to secure its role as one of Europe’s leading bodies defending the interests of the non-profit sector. 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 equalities, social policy, education, and employment.