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Grégoire Poisson

Managing Partner, EU

gregoire.poisson@interelgroup.com

+32 2 213 13 55

A seasoned public affairs and communications professional with 20 years’ experience in Brussels, Grégoire is Managing Partner EU at Interel and leads the Group Energy & Natural Resources practice. Under his watch, the EU practice and its 40-strong team has been voted Best Consultancy 2014 and 2017 at the European Public Affairs Awards.

Before joining Interel in May 2012, he headed the Energy-Environment-Transport practice of Weber Shandwick, where he provided strategic advice to a wide range of clients, from blue chip companies to trade associations.

Prior to that, Grégoire was Account Director at Havas Worldwide, where he was in charge of high-profile accounts, including a major sport betting services provider and a leading recycling company.

Before moving into consulting, he was Director of Public Affairs of the European Aggregates Association (UEPG) where he ran several successful pan-European campaigns, namely on the Mining Waste directive and the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register. He also contributed to the success of the European Minerals Forum. Grégoire started his career as European Affairs Manager at Hitachi Ltd. Grégoire graduated from EMLYON Business School (1997) and holds a Master in European Affairs from the Institut Catholique de Paris.