Vinciane Patelou spent the past 8 years advising companies and trade associations in the area of food and consumer goods, in Brussels-based public affairs consultancies. Vinciane successfully led numerous advocacy campaigns on behalf of clients, demonstrating her expertise in co-decision and comitology lobbying, awareness-raising campaigns, crisis communications and association management. Her area of expertise mainly is food, ranging from agricultural production to marketing and consumption. Public health and environment are also areas where she has developed an in-depth knowledge.
Vinciane graduated in European Affairs at the Institute of Political Sciences of Lille in France. Besides her French mother-tongue, she is fluent in English and has a good knowledge of German.