European office

The Public Affairs Council is the leading nonpartisan, nonpolitical association for public affairs professionals worldwide.

Events & Programs


Virtual fireside chat
14 September 2022

Our discussion with EU policy expert Doru Frantescu will provide public affairs professionals with insights into the key trends, political developments and legislative files that will likely shape the EU agenda after the summer break


Training seminar
22 September 2022

Mapping and engaging effectively with key stakeholders can make or break an organization’s public affairs efforts. But in an increasingly complex landscape, this process is as critical as it is challenging. Join this training seminar to discuss methodologies, lessons learned and examples of how to engage with your key audiences strategically and effectively.


In-person Conference
29 September 2022

Businesses and governments operate in an uncertain and rapidly changing landscape. Faced with increasingly complex and multifaceted issues, from a global pandemic to international conflicts, climate-related risks and global economic crises, public affairs leaders need to work harder to manage their public affairs function, protect their company’s reputation and deliver on public and government expectations.Join your peers in this year’s in-person Brussels Forum to participate in panel discussions, networking and workshops on some of the key issues that are defining the Public Affairs landscape today.

Custom Training

We can provide your organization with customized presentations and training. PAC members organizations can request free briefings, as well as robust, customized training and presentations for a reduced fee. Click on the button below to find out more.

All employees of members of the Public Affairs Council are eligible to participate in our programs and services.

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András Baneth
Senior Advisor, European Office
(+32) 496.20.14.16 | email

  • European & EU public affairs
  • Public affairs strategy
  • Science communication

João Sousa
Managing Director, European Office
(+32) 476 63 95 03 | email

  • European government affairs
  • Strategic communication and planning
  • Risk and crisis communication

European Advisory Group

The European Advisory Group serves in a consultative capacity to share their perspective on the needs of the public affairs community, help guide the Council as it grows in this market and provide expertise on programming and best practices for working with European institutions including governmental bodies, media, community leaders and NGOs. Click on the button below to find out more.

The Council views the public affairs profession from a global perspective, and our aim is to help you and your team maximize your effectiveness in every market in which you operate.