Stephen Boucher

Stephen is CEO of the French website consoglobe.com, a French-speaking equivalent to grist.org. Previously, he was the European Climate Foundation’s program director for EU climate policies, in Brussels. And before joining the foundation, Stephen spent four years as co-manager of Notre Europe, a Paris-based think tank dedicated to European unity, which was founded by former European Commission president Jacques Delors. His focus there was on energy policy, deliberative democracy, and think tanks. He has published several books and studies on these issues, including his most recent book “Petit manuel de créativité politique“, and organized the first-ever pan-European deliberative poll.

Stephen was previously a public affairs consultant in Brussels and London. He was adviser on European and international affairs for the Belgian Deputy-Prime Minister and Minister for Transport for three years. He has taught lobbying in Europe as Adjunct Professor at Sciences Po in Paris. French and American, and a father of two, Stephen holds a mid-career Master in Public Administration from Harvard University and a post-graduate degree in comparative politics from Sciences Po.