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Dominique Ristori joins Dentons Global Advisors Interel as Senior Advisor

Brussels, 1st October 2021 – Dentons Global Advisors Interel, an award-winning public affairs consultancy, today announced that Dominique Ristori has been appointed as Senior Advisor. Dominique Ristori has an extensive career working with the EU institutions having served for over 40 years in the European Commission. He has held several leadership positions including Director-General in charge of Energy (2014-2019), Director-General of the Joint Research Centre (2010-2013) and Deputy Director General of the Directorate General for Energy (2006-2010). Prior to that, he served as Resources Director in the Department of Transport and Energy (2000-2006) and Director for European Energy Policy (1996-1999).

Dominique Ristori played an important role in the negotiations of the Clean Energy Package as well as the preparation and adoption process of the two first Directives on the Internal Market for gas and electricity. He also successfully launched the Firenze and Madrid Forum for Electricity and Gas at the origin of the regulation process in the energy sector. In the period of 1990-1996, Dominique Ristori was in charge of transnational cooperation between SMEs at the Directorate-General for Enterprise Policy. Dominique Ristori graduated from Sciences Po Paris in 1975.

Grégoire Poisson, CEO of Dentons Global Advisors Interel, said: “We are truly delighted to welcome Dominique Ristori as Senior Advisor and count on his political and institutional insight to continue advising our clients at the highest level. His support will be critical to help our clients navigate a turbulent political environment and better address their business challenges.”

Commenting on his new role, Dominique Ristori said: “Businesses are currently facing unprecedented challenges with the energy and climate transition that require meaningful actions in all sectors in a very short time frame. I’m glad to be now in a position to offer support to forward-looking companies.”


About Dentons Global Advisors Interel

Dentons Global Advisors Interel is a leading public affairs and strategic communications consultancy with offices in Berlin, Brussels, London and Paris, as well as a presence in New Delhi. Further, Dentons Global Advisors Interel has a worldwide network of senior advisors and affiliated firms covering more than 70 markets managed through the Interel Global Partnership. In 2021, the firm was awarded EMEA Public Affairs Consultancy of the Year by PRovoke Media. To learn more, visit interelgroup.com.

About Dentons Global Advisors

Dentons Global Advisors is an expert-led advisory firm that provides integrated solutions for clients in an increasingly complex, regulated and interconnected business environment. Comprising Albright Stonebridge Group, Interel and a deep bench of communications and strategy consultants, we help clients engage with governments and regulatory bodies, navigate public disclosures and transactions within the private and capital markets, and manage their reputations through critical moments of change, challenge or opportunity. Our relationship with Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, means clients can draw upon integrated legal expertise and strategic advisory services when and where they need them.

To learn more, visit dentonsglobaladvisors.com.



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