Baseline & Remarks:
acumen public affairs is an independent consultancy set up in 2010 to combine the very best of big agency experience with hands-on senior support. The three founding partners have an unrivalled track record in public affairs and strategic communications gained over more than 50 years of working for corporations, governments, trade associations, NGOs and international institutions in Brussels, Geneva and beyond. acumen public affairs' aim is to provide clients with value adding strategic counsel and high quality execution – by the same people. acumen public affairs believes in the power of taking an integrated approach to advocacy and communication to achieve outcomes that have a tangible impact on business performance. We have a track record of developing winning strategies that are sustainable, by identifying a confluence of interest among key stakeholders. In other words, we are skilled at squaring the circle between the private and public sectors and ordinary citizens by addressing the human aspects of issues in a regulatory or business context.
Elaine Cruikshanks, Abigail Jones, Giles Keane
Our main areas of focus are:Public affairs, Media relations, Communications strategy development, Messaging and positioning, Training, Issues and crisis preparedness and management.
Sectors in which we have particular experience include:Healthcare and pharmaceuticals, Agriculture, Food and Consumer Policy, Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Humanitarian and Development Aid, Transport, Competition policy, ICT, International Trade and Diplomacy.