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 President of the French Public Affairs Consultants trade association (AFCL). 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).
After disastrous results for his party in the mid-term local elections, President Macron reshuffles his government and revises his priorities to deal with the consequences of the Covid-19 crisis and to start his 2022 re-election campaign.
By Nicolas Bouvier
07 July 2020