Understanding what drives public opinion, and engaging with public decision makers and their ecosystem at the opportune moment are critical to build a successful dialogue.

Nicolas Bouvier

Partner

Nicolas has senior expertise in public affairs for issues campaigns and regulatory engagement, in litigation and crisis communication, and in strategic communications. He has advised clients in a wide variety of industries, namely agro-food and retail, energy and utilities, technology and tourism.

Nicolas joined Brunswick in 2016 with more than 25 years of experience in public affairs and strategic communications consultancy. He came from APCO Worldwide Inc. where he was Chairman of Europe and Managing Director of the Paris office. Before that he was an Executive Vice-President at Edelman, in charge of public affairs, corporate communications and crisis communications, and a Managing Partner at Communication & Institutions, part of the Omnicom Group.

Nicolas has, in particular, been supporting a diverse range of clients, from global companies to SMEs, but also trade bodies, NGOs and foundations, on French, European Union and international political matters, including new legislation or regulation, market access, investment or divestment, profile raising or coalition building, litigation or arbitration.
Nicolas is currently a Vice-President of the French Public Affairs Consultants trade association (AFCL) in charge of the Ethics committee and an associate teacher at CELSA, Paris Sorbonne University. He co-authored a book on lobbying (Lobbying, les règles du jeu, Editions d’Organisation, 2000) and contributed to another (Lobbying, Portraits croisés, éditions Autrement, 2008).