Brussels is estimated to be the second largest city in the world for lobbyists, after Washington. The last ten years have seen an unparalleled development in the lobby profession in Europe and around the world. Wherever we work: in-house for a company, an association, or an interest, or for an agency, the work we do and the way we do it have also both changed considerably. Hence how does the lobbyist look like five years from now? What will be the required skills? How will these skills be acquired?