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The European Centre for Public Affairs Announces Appointment of Caroline De Cock as Executive Director

Date

07 Jun 2011

Sections

Public Affairs

Date: 8 June 2011

 

Brussels – The European Centre for Public Affairs (ECPA), a long standing European Association of Public Affairs Practitioners in Brussels, is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline De Cock as its Executive Director with effect from 8th June 2011.

ECPA Chairman Ruth Rawling, said: "I am delighted to announce Caroline's appointment as Executive Director and look forward to the wide range of skills she brings to the organisation. The combination of her in-house and freelance experience is an ideal match to help us build on the legacy of Tom Spencer, founder of the ECPA."

As Executive Director, Caroline De Cock will run the ECPA on a daily basis, and continue its work in promoting the value of good public affairs work to business, civil society and the institutions of government.  ‘I look forward to expand the reach of ECPA moving forward and adapting the organisation to the needs of public affairs practitioners in this new decade’, said De Cock. ECPA will organise various events in the autumn, including a celebration of its 25th Anniversary.

Caroline De Cock, a Belgian national who has previously worked in corporate public affairs in-house roles and as a freelance lobbyist, was born in Africa and spent her childhood moving between Africa, the Middle East and South America. Her professional career includes working with Deloitte & Touche (Brussels) and as Director of EU affairs at Cable & Wireless and Colt Telecom. She is one of the co-founders of N-square Consulting and the EU Girl Geeks network, which is described as a ‘network of ladies who are active in the EU bubble using social-media’. She is also the author of iLobby.eu: Survival Guide to EU Lobbying including the use of social media.
For more information related to the ECPA, please go to  www.theecpa.eu.

Caroline De Cock
cdc@theecpa.eu                                         
+32 (0)474 840515

About ECPA:
ECPA is a long standing European Association of Public Affairs Practitioners in Brussels (1986) that is unique in that it brings together the entire public affairs profession. Members include in-house public affairs practitioners, consulting firms, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), trade associations and academics.
ECPA covers all sectors in terms of public affairs professionalism.  It focuses on the practice and procedure of public affairs itself rather than on sectoral issues, and engages with the EU institutions. See www.theecpa.eu

 

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