Ellwood Atfield welcomes Christophe Lécureuil

Christophe Lécureuil, Executive Director of the European Centre for Public Affairs, joins Ellwood Atfield as Senior Adviser.


Mark Dober, Senior Director of Ellwood Atfield’s Brussels office said:

“We are delighted to announce that Christophe Lécureuil is joining Ellwood Atfield as Senior Adviser. We are proud to be Knowledge Partner to the European Centre for Public Affairs, and Christophe’s addition will deepen our links with the European public affairs community. He brings a unique mix of corporate, association and NGO experience that will broaden and deepen our existing team’s strengths. Furthermore, Christophe brings new capabilities and networks not just in Brussels, but also Geneva.”

Ellwood Atfield is the communications and advocacy headhunter. We recruit the people responsible for your organisation’s communications, reputation, change and influence. The Brussels team is specialist in European corporate affairs and association leadership recruitment.

Christophe serves as the Executive Director of the European Centre for Public Affairs www.theecpa.eu and is Founder of CLC Consultant. The European Centre for Public Affairs is a Brussels based non-profit think tank focused on best practice, training, and skills development in public affairs. It provides a unique space for its members and guests to “stop and think”, offering reflection and insight into the political, social and economic influences impacting the practice of public affairs. It also promotes the highest ethical standards of this profession.


Christophe Lécureuil commented:

“I am very happy to be joining Ellwood Atfield, the premier headhunting firm specialising in the communications and advocacy sector. I have known the principals for many years, and am excited at being part of the firm’s international expansion across Europe, North America, Asia and now Geneva, which is of growing interest to corporate affairs professionals given its international dimension.”

Christophe had the privilege of working with great organisations in the field of international public affairs and communications for the past 20 years. Highlights include heading up European Government Relations for McDonald’s and managing International Communications & Public Affairs for Yum! Brands (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell) across 100 countries. As a consultant with Leidar in Geneva, Fleishman-Hillard in Brussels and Golin/Harris in London, he had the opportunity to work in multiple sectors and industries. He also enjoyed his stint in the NGO world as Head of Corporate Communications at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) in Geneva.

Christophe started his career as an expert at the European Parliament. He is a French national and holds Master’s Degrees in Political Science and International Affairs. Christophe spends his time between Geneva and Brussels. He also regularly lectures at the Graduate Institute in Geneva on international advocacy.

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