European Political
Consultant Day:

High-level discussion
about the future of
our industry

With a high-level discussion on the profession of political consultants, on the future of the industry and on the development of democracy in Europe, the 2nd edition of the “European Political Consultant Day” took place on September 14, 2022.

This day, launched last year to mark the 25th anniversary of the EAPC, aims to raise the profile of the political consultant profession in Europe and give visibility to the importance of the work.

With Melissa Cressey, USA, Necati Özkan, Turkey, Hélène Masliah-Gilkarov, France, and Bo Krogvig, Sweden, there was an exceedingly strong panel that generated a lot of enthusiasm among the participants. The evening was moderated by Torbjörn Sjöström, Sweden. Gülfem Saydan Sanver introduced the evening. The entire evening was recorded and can be found at the link below.

In addition, there was a press statement of the Board for the “European Political Consultant Day”, which was sent via the EAPC members to many media of the respective countries, you will find it enclosed below.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who contributed to the success of the “European Political Consultant Day” on September 14, 2022 with fantastic speakers from France, Sweden, USA and Turkey. While the second edition of the “EPCD” is behind us, preparations are already in full swing for the third edition on September 14, 2023, the founding day of EAPC.

Melissa Cressey 

Bo Krogvig

Hélène Masliah-Gilkarov


Necati Özkan

Torbjörn Sjöström
Moderator of the evening
EAPC President
Gülfem Saydan Sanver
Host of the evening

Third edition of the “EPCD” as part of the EAPC conference in Izmir

Due to the postponement of the EAPC conference to September, the third edition of the “European Political Consultant Day” took place during the conference. Under the moderation of EAPC Vice President Tobjörn Sjöström, Prof. Alaa Garad, Ivana Marić and Eric Schnurer discussed the development of democracy.

Save the date for 2024

Our next “Euopean Political Consultant Day” will take place on September 14 at 18:00 via Zoom. Join us again to discuss the development of democracy in Europe and the world.