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Nicola Scocchi

Nicola Scocchi, Senior Vice President

Edelman

Nicola.scocchi@edelmanega.com

My Job

I’m currently heading the Health & Wellbeing team at Edelman Brussels, supporting clients from the health, pharmaceutical and nutrition sectors on both policy and reputational issues at different levels – global, European and national.

My Experience

Throughout my professional career, I have been leading high-profile government affairs and communication projects and campaigns for a wide range of blue-chip companies, trade associations and governments, supporting them on regulatory matters, product launches and the establishment of multi-stakeholders’ coalitions.

Before joining Edelman, I held various positions in a leading global business advisory firm, guiding clients in their public affairs and communication engagements.

Previously, I assisted a Member of the European Parliament focusing on public health and food policies.

My Proudest Achievements

Establishing Edelman Brussels as one of the ‘go to’ agencies for health policy assignments, growing the team and building trustworthy relationships with clients as well as with the broader stakeholder community. 

My Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Trieste
  • Master’s degree in European Public Policy from the University of Kent

My Languages

Italian (mother tongue), English and Spanish.

My Interests outside work

I love sports, in particular football and boxing. As soon as I realized the positive effect sports had on my mind, it became impossible for me not to exercise during my free time.

My Favourite Brussels anecdote

When it comes to Brussels anecdotes, I find it interesting to see how many mutually beneficial professional relations begin outside offices and meeting rooms. This shows how important it is for public affairs professionals to find a balance between getting things done when sitting at the desk, and at the same time don’t forget the importance of networking, whether at policy events, cultural exhibitions or other social events.

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