Strategic counsellor, Burson-Marsteller i&e, Paris, France, since 2013, Chairman and Managing Director of Groupe i&e. He was an Associate Professor at Paris Sorbonne University School for Communication (Celsa) and president of Syntec Public Relations, the French trade association of PR consultancies.
Jean-Pierre Beaudoin is recognised as a specialist in the management of opinion strategies. He is the author of four books, the latest of which, published in 2008, is on the relationship between top managements and public opinion. In1986, Beaudoin was appointed a knight of the French order of Palmes Academiques for distinguished service to university teaching.