Darren Robinson, Managing Partner at Anderson Wise is named in Delano’s Top 100 Expats you should know. He appears in the Business Section which includes 25 well-known expats in Luxembourg.
Delano explains ‘These leaders moved to the grand duchy to further their careers, expand their horizons or grab opportunities not immediately available to them elsewhere. Others have launched businesses and become successful entrepreneurs. They share an appreciation of how Luxembourg’s size and multilingual business environment make it easy to establish a network and get things moving quickly. Many are now paying back the country that gave them their break by promoting Luxembourg abroad, mentoring young professionals or helping the plethora of startups that will ensure the grand duchy’s economy continues to flourish and diversify.’
Robinson says ‘It’s quite an honour to be rubbing shoulders with the ‘who’s who’ of Luxembourg’s expat business community. I have been in Luxemburg for over 15 years and certainly feel settled.
I think my longevity in the recruitment industry, my association with many industry bodies and presence on several Social Media platforms has helped increase my visibility in and out of the expat community.
I’m relatively well known for my activity with the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg, where I was fortunate enough to get involved in 2008 and have held the positions of Council Member and Vice Chair. It is still a great platform to meet locals and expats of all nationalities, I have created business relationships and new friends through this exchange. I encourage everyone to get involved with the Chambers of Commerce, there really is a community feel once you’ve attended a few events.
I’ve also recently joined the Council of the British-Luxembourg Society, it has a long history dating back to 1947, I’d say it’s more geared toward culture and education. What they both have in common is the desire to ensure the friendship between the UK and Luxembourg endures.
I’ve probably met all of Delano’s comments, from advancing my career to becoming an entrepreneur, creating a startup, mentoring young professionals though the ‘Jonk Entrepreneuren’ and flying the Luxembourg flag in attracting business and talent from abroad. I certainly recognise that Luxembourg has given me so many opportunities for which I am very grateful and hoping my small contribution is paying it back!’
Delano is the only all-English monthly publication for Luxembourg’s international community. Since its launch in 2011 it has become the title of choice for expats, and new arrivals in particular. This wide-ranging demographic is highly attractive to advertisers, who find Delano an essential showcase for their brands.