European office

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

Events & Programs


Virtual Discussion
25 November 2020

New strategic and technological trends in European public affairs, combined with a new post-COVID19 reality, are providing organisations outside Brussels with a new context enabling them to influence foreign European governments and EU policy-makers. Join this discussion to learn how to better leverage your strengths to influence policy discussions at pan-European level.


Virtual Discussion
2 December 2020

Sustainability has become an integral part of many European and global companies’ business strategies and future operational plans.

How can public affairs and communication teams embrace this new mindset, support corporate sustainability initiatives and translate them into a competitive advantage?


Virtual Conference
9 & 10 December 2020

The new reality that emerged with the COVID19 pandemic has placed a premium on the mastery of digital advocacy and communication tools. Organizations and individuals can no longer afford to rely on traditional tools alone — digital is now critical to success in public affairs. Join our flagship digital conference #EUDAS20 to learn more about the latest trends and brightest ideas on digital advocacy and communication — in Europe and globally.

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
Managing Director, European Office
(+32) 496.20.14.16 | email

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

João Sousa
Senior Manager, 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.