Christophe Leclercq is the Founder of the EurActiv media network and of Fondation EurActiv PoliTech. After launching and managing EurActiv for 10 years, Leclercq now focuses on deepening its network, strategy, and external relations.
EurActiv is a policy media network, produced in 12 languages in 12 capitals, leveraging www.EurActiv.com. It focuses on the input of industry, NGO's and countries upstream of EU proposals, on 20 policy sections, complementing official websites and feeding national media. This network reaches more than half a million readers, mostly policy professionals and journalists.
'Fondation EurActiv PoliTech guides the network, organises trainings and leads the social media and 'EU Community' dpt.
Christophe Leclercq moderates conferences (egBusiness Summit or Employment Week, Krynica Economic Conference), speaks at policy events (e.g. workshops of Fondation EurActiv Institute, various industry associations & universities).
Previously, Mr Leclercq was an EU Commission official with DG Competition (coordinator for Information Society). Before that, he was a strategy consultant with McKinsey, founder of the EuroManagers job fair, and market research manager at Renault Deutschland.
He studied political science (‘Sciences Po’ Paris), business administration (HEC Paris, also at NYU & Köln), and international relations (ULB, Brussels). Born in 1962, French with an English wife and three children, he also speaks English and German, plus some Italian and Russian.