Christophe Leclercq

Founder, EurActiv


Christophe Leclercq is the founder of EurActiv media network & Fondation EurActiv, plus adviser & commentator.

After launching EurActiv in 1999 and managing it for 10 years, Mr. Leclercq then focused on deepening the network and external relations.

Mr. Leclercq also moderates conferences, he speaks at policy and corporate events, and helps boards and media associations. He leads the new projects #Media4EU and @Stars4Media (Erasmus4Media).

He also teaches notably at Institut d’Etudes Européennes/ULB (Brussels). His publications include many books and articles, in French, English, German, Russian, on media policy, alliances, governance, EU communication, public affairs, Eastern Europe, Brexit.

Previously, Mr. Leclercq was EU Commission official with DG Competition (coordinator for Information Society). Before that, he was a management consultant with McKinsey, founder of the EuroManagers job fair, and market research manager at Renault Deutschland.