European office

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

Events & Programs


Virtual Discussion
15 April 2021

The upcoming elections in Germany will undoubtedly have an impact beyond Berlin and on the broader European Union. What are the implications of these elections for Germany and for EU policy priorities? And how can lobbyists adapt to a new landscape and engage effectively with present and future stakeholders in Germany?


Series of virtual workshops
5/6/7 May 2021

Designed for EU public affairs professionals, this series of 3 x 1.5-hour online workshops will focus on the practical aspects of EU decision-making, how to influence it, and what will be some of the main issues influencing upcoming EU legislation (policy-wise and procedurally).


Virtual seminar
30 June 2021

In an uncertain and globalized world, global public affairs leaders need to act strategically and have a keen understanding of business risks and the socio-political environment. This half-day seminar will provide an overarching perspective on how to identify, assess, communicate and manage global risks. You’ll hear from public affairs peers, academics and corporate leaders.

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.