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About us

acumen public affairs is an independent consultancy set up in 2010 to combine the very best of big agency experience with hands-on senior support. Founding partners Elaine Cruikshanks and Giles Keane together with recently joined partners Nikos Manaras and Max von Olenhusen, have an unrivalled track record in public affairs and strategic communications gained through more than 50 years of working for corporations, governments, trade associations, NGOs and international institutions in Brussels, Geneva and beyond.

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"I have worked with Acumen for many years and have experienced the team as insightful, experienced, reliable, collaborative and fast turnaround partners. Would recommend them anytime!"

Head of Europe for Public Affairs for a leading global pharmaceutical company