We are International Policy Group (iPg), an independent public affairs, corporate reputation and communications consultancy firm. We have been working with governments and large multinational companies since 2012 to bring them together, create value and achieve mutual benefits.
iPg professionals have in-depth knowledge and a proven track record in public affairs, communication, regulation, dialogue with interest groups and corporate reputation.
Our founding partners directly manage the day-to-day projects with our clients.
We have the guidance of an advisory board of CEOs and parliamentarians who help us align our business model to the latest global trends, government agendas and our clients’ expectations.
We have a network of experts and government analysts across Madrid, Barcelona, Brussels, London, other European countries and Washington D.C.
We are a multicultural and multilingual firm, that works fluently throughout the European continent. The members of our team have extensive experience in international innovation, sustainability, reorganization, and regulation programs, amongst others.
Our founding partners
With over 25 years of experience in public affairs and corporate reputation, Charlotte leads highly complex projects for multinational companies and organizations in the financial, energy, health, industrial, and telecommunications sectors.
She has an extensive network of high-level contacts in the public and business spheres.
Before founding iPg in 2012, Charlotte was the Managing Director of the British Chamber of Commerce in Spain, where she advised over 350 member companies and reported to a governing board made up of 18 CEOs and directors of multinational companies. Previously, she headed up government relations for UNICEF and the NGO Shelter in the UK.
Charlotte leads iPg ACCESS, iPg’s health unit. She is a member of EJE&CON and is a visiting professor and panelist at events such as the FT Spanish Summit.
Carlos Suárez Martell
With more than 30 years of experience in communication, corporate reputation and marketing, Carlos leads projects in an array of languages and countries for multinational companies in banking, industry, human resources, technology and telecommunications. He works skillfully in highly technical environments and is also an awarded creative director.
For six years, Carlos was Director of the Digital Area of LLYC and General Director of its office in Barcelona. Previously he was Director of the BCW Technology Area and Director of Marketing at Tango/04, today Help Systems, as well as a journalist specializing in science and technology.
Carlos leads iPg LABS, iPg’s creative and marketing unit. He is a member of Dircom and is trilingual in English, Spanish and Catalan, and also has a good knowledge of German and French.
Our senior consultants
Is the team’s public affairs specialist with a deep knowledge and understanding of local and regional public administrations. Ares leads public-private collaboration projects in the health and infrastructure sectors, with clients such as Abertis, Barcelona City Council, CaixaBank, GSK, Johnson & Johnson, Lilly, the Ministry of Justice and Primagas.
Ares has a degree in Political Science and Public Management from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a Master’s degree in Direct and Digital Marketing from the Barcelona School of Management – Pompeu Fabra University.
Is one of our expert consultants in communication, content creation, event management and media relations. Loreto works with clients such as “la Caixa” Foundation in planning conferences, coordinating speakers and managing government relations, amongst other functions.
Loreto has a degree in Journalism and Communication from the Francisco de Vitoria University and an MBA from the EAE.
Is our expert consultant in marketing, project management and event production. Gemma leads communication projects with clients such as ADP, “la Caixa” Foundation and GSMA, as well as programs carried out by regional governments such as ACCIÓ at the MWC.
Previously, she was Account Manager at the Unit Elements/SOMOS Experiences agency. Gemma has a degree in Advertising and Public Relations from Pompeu Fabra University.
Is a government affairs consultant with a long history of advising decision makers in the digital and health sectors. He has worked as an advisor in the European Parliament for the former ministers Cristóbal Montoro and Pilar del Castillo, the latter being a leader in digital solutions in Brussels. In East Timor, he was the advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. During his time as director of the International School of Protocol and Diplomacy in Brussels, he worked in the Middle East and Central Asia.
Fernando has a degree in Political Sciences from the University of Westminster.
Is a specialist consultant in communication and corporate reputation. He has experience with clients such as Abertis, HP, Marelli, Panasonic, Prysmian, Sony, Techdata and Unilever. He has lead media relations at high-level events and was an account manager at Ulled & Asociados, Hill & Knowlton, LLYC and Tinkle.
Fernando has a degree in Modern History from the University of Barcelona and in Journalism from the Pompeu Fabra University.