Translating business objectives
into political priorities

The go-to public affairs agency


Based in Brussels,
Madrid, and Lisbon

The go-to Public Affairs Agency

Who we are

Public affairs
is our business

We are a Public Affairs agency. We help our clients identify political risks and opportunities, prepare them to participate in the policymaking process and then help them actively engage. 

Politics and policymaking matter. They matter to organisations both large and small, commercial or not for profit. In political processes that are constantly evolving both nationally and at EU level, keeping a close eye on policy threats and opportunities is essential. That is why our goal is to be trusted advisers to our clients, helping them contribute towards better policy outcomes. Getting your voice heard means being creative. Strategies need to be innovative and bespoke. After all, no two entities are the same, so neither are the campaigns.

Established in 1995, we’ve built up over 20 years of lobbying experience. But don’t take our word for it – the proof is in the longevity of our client relationships and their numerous public affairs successes over the years.



Creating client satisfaction


When actively participating in the policymaking process, organisations must be fully prepared and have a concrete plan to achieve their business objectives. We offer our clients a robust sounding board, in order to develop the most appropriate approach to engage with the relevant policy issues on their agenda.


Political developments and policy changes create both risks and opportunities for an organisation. We ensure our clients are kept up to speed and can plan effectively, whilst providing analyses and recommendations on key developments.


In the policymaking process there are many opportunities for stakeholders to provide input and this is where we help our clients contribute effectively. We undertake a range of activities to ensure clients can meet with key influencers, participate during formal consultation periods, and use specific platforms to raise awareness of their position on any given issue.


We have extensive experience in bringing together multiple organisations and stakeholders to campaign cohesively across various communication channels. This includes managing industry trade associations across different sectors, as well as single-issue alliances on specific campaigns.

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A commitment to excellence


Our success is built on our people. We are a team of bright, dedicated and enthusiastic public affairs professionals with a passion for making a difference.


We have an active presence in the key European markets through our own team and partners. This way, we can ensure our clients have the necessary reach to engage with both national and EU institutions.


We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with our clients, where we become both trusted advisors and an integral part of their own team.


Transparency is at the heart of what we do. We are proud to be long-standing and active members of our public affairs industry associations, playing our part in raising standards through strictly enforced codes of practice.


We gear all our public affairs activity to achieving our clients’ business objectives – a clear and simple focus.

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They are talking about us

EuroISPA has greatly benefited from Political Intelligence's expertise in navigating the EU machinery and obtaining timely intelligence on new policy initiatives. The Brussels team is dedicated, knowledgeable and energetic and it is a pleasure to work with them.

Malcolm HuttyLINX

We have developed a really good partnership with Political Intelligence who keep our team well informed on political developments, spot opportunities to engage and help coordinate our activity to help us cover the numerous policy issues of relevance to our business.

Pete BaxterGeneral Counsel – UK & Ireland, TUI Group

Since 2005, Political Intelligence has advised Toyota Spain in developing the strategy and the achievement of the objectives thereof. This has enabled Toyota Spain to substantially improve its institutional positioning and communication with public officials and political stakeholders.

Karl Van DijckFormer People Development & Corporate Afffairs Toyota España S.L.U

For 10 years, Political Intelligence has provided a comprehensive monitoring and intelligence service that allowed Time Warner to be on top of the policy development, regulatory initiatives and policy positions and debates in Spain.

Claudio MurriFormer Managing Director, Public Policy Time Warner Europe

Working with Political Intelligence has helped us in navigate the European public affairs landscape. Their team of experienced consultants are highly trained in digital policy and this is evident from the outset. Regardless of the topic, they provide in depth analytical input and support. By utilising their strong network in Brussels, they can offer insights into different policy aspects which affect our business models.

François-Xavier DussartDirector EU Public Policy, Verizon Media

The PI team are serious in the work they do; put simply, they know their stuff and are not afraid to give their honest professional opinions (even when that does not match your own). While undoubtedly the PI team are high specialised in digital policy, their diverse backgrounds adds an extra insight into the work they bring; as does their willingness to go that extra mile for their clients. However, most striking about working with Political Intelligence is their attitude; there is no request too demanding and their service always comes with a smile, which has led to our continued collaboration for over a decade.

Georgios MavrosPublic Policy & Government Relations EMEA, Google