Lysios Public Affairs

Lysios Public Affairs offers advice and guidance to its clients, helping them improve their interactions with their political, legislative, regulatory and socio-economic environment and develop their activities.

  • Jean-Luc

    ARCHAMBAULT

    Founder and President of Lysios

    Jean-Luc Archambault graduated from the prestigious Corps des Mines.  He was in charge of Industry and Environment policies at the French General Secretary for European Affairs. He then worked for the Ministry of Industry and was in charge of the electronic and digital sector.

    Areas of expertise: digital economy, competition, industry, broadcasting and media, telecoms, European policies and programmes, environment

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  • Pierre

    BOUCHACOURT

    Partner

    Pierre Bouchacourt worked in Parliament for several years, in particular as Parliamentary Assistant to Dominique Strauss Kahn, MP and former Economy and Finance Minister. He was also a member of Dominique Strauss Kahn’s campaign staff during the Socialist Party’s presidential primaries in 2006.

    Areas of expertise: parliament and regional/local authorities, zoning laws, housing, trade and distribution issues, security issues, health industry, social economy

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  • Jean-Philippe

    DANIEL

    Partner

    Jean-Philippe Daniel worked as a political advisor for several local governments, two Government Ministries and the French National Assembly before becoming a consultant in public affairs.

    Areas of expertise: transport, manufacturing industry, tourism, cultural industries, politics and parliamentary issues, international affairs

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  • Alban

    de LOUVENCOURT

    Partner

    Alban de Louvencourt began his career as Business Development Manager for a software publisher on the Internet (Critical Path). He was then General Representative for the business lobbying association ETHIC and joined Lysios in 2005.

    Areas of expertise: digital economy, entrepreneurship, energies, financial services, politics and parliamentary issues, broadcasting and media

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  • Jacques

    de TOURNEMIRE

    Partner

    Jacques de Tournemire is a former student of ENA. He was an advisor to the Minister of Health and to the Prime Minister on health and social protection issues. After working at the executive board of an international pharmaceutical group, he became an advisor on issues related to health and economics.

    Areas of expertise: economics and Health

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  • Claude

    MOREL

    Senior Advisor

    After having started his career at the National Assembly as a political advisor, Claude Morel became Principal Private Secretary to Pierre Joxe, Minister of the Interior. He then held a number of positions within the Ministry, alternating with posts as deputy préfet and later as préfet. He participated in the implementation of the Matignon agreements in New Caledonia from 1988 to 1991.

    Areas of expertise: transport, central and local administrations, local government, project management, training

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  • Olivier

    PETROS

    Senior advisor

    Olivier Petros dedicated his career to the energy sector, strategy and international affairs.

    Areas of expertise: energies, international affairs, défence

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  • Patrick

    STEFANINI

    Senior advisor

    Patrick Stefanini devoted his career to civil service and politics, on a national and regional level. He began his career at the Ministry of the Interior, and then worked with Alain Juppé at the RPR (leading right-wing party), before joining Jacques Chirac’s presidential campaign in 1995. He then became deputy Chief of Staff and advisor to the Prime Minister Alain Juppé.

    Areas of expertise: parliament and regional/local authorities, central and regional civil service, politics and parliamentary issues, security

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  • André

    VIAU

    Senior Advisor

    André Viau alternated a career as Préfet – State representation at a territorial level- with positions in various ministries. He was a deputy Chief of Staff for the Ministry of the Interior (Jean-Louis Debré), an advisor to the Prime Minister (Jean-Pierre Raffarin) and civil-military Chief of Staff to the Ministry of Defence (Hervé Morin).

    Areas of expertise: central and regional civil service, défence, international security, cyber security

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  • Camille

    BALL

    Consultant

    Before she joined Lysios in 2016, Camille worked for the Ministry for the Economy and Finance, at the Directorate General for Enterprise (DGE), on promoting French industrial interests within the framework of international trade agreements and the Trade Defence Instruments.

    Areas of expertise: cultural industries, legislative and regulatory monitoring, industry, digital economy and telecoms, health, agriculture sustainable development

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  • Samira

    BOUGRARA

    Consultant

    Samira Bougrara worked at CANAL+ and Lagardère active where she was in charge of institutional relations. She then joined the ethics and pluralism division of the public television group France Televisions.

    Areas of expertise: cultural industries, legislative and regulatory monitoring, health, parliamentary issues, regulation and competition, digital

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  • Laure

    CARREL-BILLIARD

    Consultant

    Before she joined Lysios in 2018, Laure worked for Vae Solis, a consulting company specialised in crisis communication in legal affairs, where she focused on digital technology. Laure was also in charge of public relations for a start-up company belonging to the Bolloré group.

    Areas of expertise: entrepreneurship, legislative and regulatory monitoring, manufacturing industries

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  • Mathilde

    LAURENT

    Consultant

    With a legal background, Mathilde was a Parliamentary Assistant from 2013 to 2019. She specialized in cultural, audiovisual and digital issues, working for a Member of Parliament who was a member of the cultural affairs commission and a film director.

    Areas of expertise: politics and parliamentary issues, digital and audiovisual policies, civil liberties, justice

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  • Julien

    MOREL

    Director

    Before he joined Lysios in 2012, Julien Morel was a Parliamentary Assistant at the French National Assembly, as well as a project officer at Canal Plus and at the TV Advertising National Syndicate. Julien was also in charge of communication for a candidate during the 2012 legislative elections campaign.

    Areas of expertise: legislative and regulatory monitoring, budget laws, industry, broadcasting and media, transport and new mobilities

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  • Bénédicte

    ROUAULT

    Director

    In 2012, Bénédicte Rouault worked at the Ministry for Economic Regeneration on international financing sources for companies. The same year, she was in charge of a project for the Ministry for Women’s Rights. She was a consultant for Lysios between 2013 and 2017, then joined the office of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Pays de la Loire where she was in charge of institutional relations. She was back to Lysios in 2018, as a senior consultant.

    Areas of expertise: housing, cultural industries, legislative and regulatory monitoring, social security and budget laws, industry, local government, security, infrastrucutres

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  • Marie-Pierre

    HONTEBEYRIE

    Secretary general

    With a 15-year experience at the Boston Consulting Group as European Training Coordinator and more recently as Office Manager in a law firm, Marie-Pierre, accustomed to working in a highly demanding and stimulating international business environment.

    Areas of expertise: available, interaction and communication skills, customer service oriented, strong organization and coordination skills

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  • Jean-Michel

    CHASSÉRIAUX

    Senior advisor

    Jean-Michel Chasseriaux has devoted most of his career to international scientific relations. He was Director of International Relations for the French Ministry for Research and for two research institutes (INRIA and IRD) where he acquired first-hand experience in international and European negotiations.

    Areas of expertise: digital economy, energies, telecoms, European policies and programmes

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  • Pierre

    MÉNAT

    Senior Advisor

    Pierre Ménat is a career diplomat – he worked for two Foreign Ministers (Jean-Bernard Raimond and Alain Juppé) and was an ambassador in several countries. He was also an advisor in European Affairs for the French President Jacques Chirac.

    Areas of expertise: international affairs, European institutions and policies, Central and Eastern Europe, support for companies' international development

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  • Marie-Myrtille

    MARICHAL

    Director

    Before joining Lysios in 2010, Marie-Myrtille worked for Vivendi’s legal department. Then she joined a law firm in Madrid, mostly dealing with cases related to European Telecommunications and Competition Law.

    Areas of expertise: telecom and digital, media, European policies and programmes, environment, sport

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  • Paul

    SANDROCK

    Consultant

    Before he joined Lysios in 2018, Paul worked for Bosch’s public affairs department in Paris and Brussels. He then joined the Head of European affairs of Groupe PSA where he followed topics related to new mobilities, research-innovation and circular economy.

    Areas of expertise: transport and new mobilities, European fundings, energy, digital, circular economy

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  • Camille

    VACHET

    Consultant

    Before joining Lysios in January 2019, Camille was trained in the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission, worked in several law firms and in a European public affairs consulting firm in Brussels.

    Areas of expertise: telecoms, media and digital economy, intellectual and industrial property, European policies and programmes

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OUR SERVICES

”Lysios is the one that releases, that solves complex situations”

Lysios Public Affairs has a renowned expertise in dealing with public authorities and taking part in the French and European decision-making processes.

Lysios offers a full range of services to its clients, in Paris as well as in Brussels, defining and meeting their needs in the following areas of expertise: political, legislative and regulatory monitoring; strategy consulting in public affairs; lobbying; business development and funding; training and coaching.

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Areas of focus

Since the beginning, Lysios Public Affairs has been working with major French and foreign firms, business organisations, associations and foundations, mostly from the following areas of expertise:

  • Telecommunications
  • New technologies
  • Broadcasting and media
  • Cultural industries
  • Energies and environment
  • Health industries and biotechnologies
  • Transport
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Financial services
  • Trade and distribution
  • Tourism
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publi cations

With its proven expertise in public institutions and as a privileged observer of the French and European political life, Lysios regularly publishes articles and analyses.

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Professional ethics

Lysios Public Affairs’s work is based on transparency according to a strict Code of Conduct.

Since 2009, Lysios Public Affairs has been a member of the Association Française des Conseils en Lobbying et Affaires Publiques (AFCL) – a major Public affairs and Lobbying Association in France – and therefore a signatory to its Code of Conduct. Lysios Public Affairs is also registered at the lobby registers for both the Senate and the National Assembly. In Brussels, Lysios is registered at the European Transparency Register. Since 2011, Lysios has also been a member of the European Public Affairs Consultancies’ Association (EPACA) and a signatory to its Code of Conduct.