Journalism and Communication
Founder and CEO, Wagner-Hatfield

Biography

Jean-François Furnémont

Jean-François Furnémont has an M.A. in Journalism and Communication Studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), a B.A. in International Relations and European policy at the Université de Liège (ULG) and a B.A. in Public Finances at the Université.

Jean-François Furnémont has an M.A. in Journalism and Communication Studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), a B.A. in International Relations and European policy at the Université de Liège (ULG) and a B.A. in Public Finances at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL). Former freelance journalist specialized in politics and former spokesman of a political party, he is the author of several political biographies.

He has been the Deputy DG (1999-2003) and the DG (2003-1014) of the media regulatory authority (CSA) of the French-speaking Community in Belgium. He has also been involved in the Board of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) as vice-Chairman (2008-2011) and as Chairman (2011-2014). He is frequently requested as an expert by the European Union, the Council of Europe, the International Organization of la Francophonie and the OSCE.

Since June 2014, he is the Founding Partner of Wagner-Hatfield, a consultancy specializing in public affairs, policy, regulation & strategy.

Speaker at events in: 2015