Catherine Stewart is Senior Advisor at Interel. She has over 30 years’ experience of leading campaigns for international business to influence the direction of European policy and legislation in sectors as diverse as energy, fast moving consumer goods, technology, competition policy and financial services. She advises major multinationals on assessing political risk to their markets and licence to operate and on structuring their global public affairs activities.
As former Chairman, International, Catherine developed Interel’s Global Network of Public Affairs partners which covers 43 countries spanning the EU, key third countries and emerging economies. She convened Interel’s Global Advisory Panel, a forum of senior experts providing insight and advice to clients.
Catherine won the European Public Affairs Consultant of the Year Award in 2010.
Prior to joining Interel, Catherine founded and managed the highly-respected EU public affairs consultancy Cabinet Stewart which merged with Interel in January 2008.
Catherine is a member of the Board of the Society of European Affairs Professionals (SEAP), the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and the Belgo-British Conference. She is a Forum member of British Influence, promoting the UK’s continued membership of the EU, a Trustee of the British School of Brussels and Chairman of the Sponsorship Committee of the “Waterloo 200” DoRB Committee.