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).
One of the many unintended consequences of Brexit has been to bring forward France’s tenure of the rotating EU presidency to the first half of 2022 – a period that coincides with French presidential and legislative elections to be held respectively in April and June.
By Hakim El Karoui
08 September 2021
Since his election, President Macron has made France’s attractiveness to foreign investment one of his priorities, most notably by creating the annual “Choose France” summit that brings together business leaders from around the world to promote investment in France.
By Nicolas Bouvier
03 February 2021
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