William Dazy is in charge of the agency’s international business development and a seasoned expert in EU and national public affairs. In this newly created role, he leads large accounts across various poles/geographies. He brings 22 years of PA and communications experience, acquired in trade associations, consultancies, and in the industry.
Throughout his career, William has developed an unrivalled experience of the Brussels PA and political environment. He acquired first-hand experience of high-tech industries, focusing on EU regulatory issues, from telecommunications to space, and from online platforms to cybersecurity. Will has also advised blue-chip companies on financial services and environmental/sustainability regulations.
He started his consulting career at H+K Strategies, then set up and managed Canon’s first government relations office for 6 years. He set up his PA & comms boutique consultancy and then partnered with FTI Consulting for 5 years, where he advised the largest ICT companies active in Brussels.
Internationally-minded and driven by diversity, Will is a keen political campaigner and has supported various candidates in French and European Parliament elections. A political scientist by training (IEP Strasbourg), he holds two Masters’ Degrees in European public policy and international relations. He studied in Pennsylvania for two semesters. Will is the proud dad of two boys and a retired rugby player.
His beginnings…. For 2 years, William worked at DIGITALEUROPE as an EU regulatory manager, where he developed a passion for innovative tech industries.