European office

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

Events & Programs


Virtual Fireside Chat
21 January 2021

With hot topics like COVID19, the EU budget, the Green Deal and the first weeks of Brexit high on the agenda, expectations for 2021 could hardly be higher. Get ready for the new year and join this virtual fireside chat with EU policy expert Doru Frantescu to hear what key EU policy trends 2021 may hold for public affairs professionals.


Virtual Roundtable
28 January 2021

Creating and implementing a public affairs plan is one of the most critical skills for public affairs professionals to possess. Join this lunchtime roundtable for an online conversation on good practices and to hear expert insights on the key steps for success rooted in science and practice.

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Virtual Workshop
9 February 2021

Now more than ever, your internet presence can make or break you and there are a lot of new “rules” to navigate in order to preserve your reputation as an organization. Your online presence is a major part of your brand now, so it is important to stay tuned into what your audience needs.

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.