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Lukasz Bochenek

Managing Director / Deputy CEO, based in Geneva

Lukasz is Managing Director for Switzerland, Belgium and UK offices as well as deputy CEO for Leidar. He oversees key international client projects and relationships. In addition, he manages external partnerships and memberships of Leidar. 

He is a speaker at international conferences, and was a Co-Director of the Executive Certificate Advocacy in International Affairs, delivered in partnership with the Graduate Institute in Geneva. He has published a book on “Advocacy and Organizational Engagement“ which defines the core building blocks of modern advocacy.

Lukasz holds a PhD in management studies from the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, with the highest distinction, ‘summa cum laude’. His research focused on the role of organisational learning and Corporate Social Responsibility in corporate communication strategic management. He also holds LLM in International Corporate and Commercial Law from King’s College London, an MA in communication from the University of Geneva, Switzerland and a BA in social anthropology.

Lukasz’s articles

Lukasz not only writes books. Whenever he can, he adds a new content to our website too. Here is a brief look into his latest articles.

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    Capitals of influence – creating a cohesive impact

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    SDG focus is maturing, but can we keep the momentum in a more volatile world?

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    Largest Swiss companies: how good is their ESG performance?

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    How sustainable are health-focused NGOs? 

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    Leidar strengthens its legal and litigation communications offering in Europe

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    Sustainability communications: bad news can be good news 

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    Trade associations in Brussels have to recalibrate their advocacy approach

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    The discipline of public affairs is changing

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    Brussels trade associations and ESG

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    The Evolution of EU Sustainability Reporting

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    ESG and Public Affairs – are PA Professionals the new agents of change?

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    Capitals of Influence

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    Sustainability is more than an ESG report

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    ESG: action v reporting

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    ESG: just three little letters, right?

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    The end game of ESG

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    ESG for public affairs and advocacy practitioners

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    How to unlock brand relevance in a changing world

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    What does the US election result mean for the future of ESG?

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    Moving from optimisation to empathy

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    Advocacy Lab: a new approach for organisational influence

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    If it’s so obvious, why do we still get it wrong?

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    Perfect storm – sailing towards a new reality

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    Advocacy in the time of pandemic…and beyond

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    Straightening the lines of advocacy

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    SDG report launches during WEF in Davos

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    Taking your digital pulse

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    Aligning strategy and purpose in the SDG-driven landscape

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    When “soft stuff” suddenly becomes core

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    We are all advocates, or should be at least

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    Taking a common sense approach to advocacy and lobbying

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    The love-hate relationship with communications measurement

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    Be channel agnostic to put the audience first

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    From narrative through discourse to regulation

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    Is corporate reputation manageable?

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    Leadership Navigation and the gap between intent and action

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    Myths and facts about lobbying

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    Public affairs? – think advocacy instead

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    Effective advocacy in the international system

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    Strategic communications at a cross-road

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    Where are the SDG-champions?

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    SDGs – hot air or a basis for action?

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    Uncovering big data and the networks of influence

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    Advocacy – it’s all about integrated engagement

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    Swiss healthcare companies can be social media wizards

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Lukasz’s office teammates

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    Aleksandra Krol

    Senior Consultant, Advocacy and Public Affairs

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    Carl Gustaf Lundin

    Senior Vice President

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    Charlotte Lepesqueux

    Consultant

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    Fatima John-Sandoz

    Head of Geneva Team

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    Jack Goldsworthy

    Consultant, Film and Storytelling

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    Jake Simon

    Senior Consultant, International Communications

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    Rolf Olsen

    CEO

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    Séverine Ougier

    Senior Consultant, Strategic Planning

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    Sławek Jurczyk

    Senior Consultant, Head of Web

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