Cambre Associates consultants today garnered the top prize and third place in the John Houston Essay Contest organised by the European Public Affairs Consultancies’ Association (EPACA). François Barry was winner and Andrea Tognoni came third in the competition whose theme this year was “A world of distrust: how does it affect Public Affairs?”

“I am proud of the young talent that we foster at Cambre, especially since this is the third time we’ve been placed and the first time we’ve won. I congratulate Francois and Andrea on their success,” Tom Parker, CEO of Cambre Associates said.

Every year, the European Public Affairs Consultancies’ Association encourages young professionals under the age of 30 and working in a member consultancy to share their thoughts on the Public Affairs profession. The association offer the winner a training scholarship of 2000 euros.

Read the essays here.


Media contactTom Parker, +32 495 21 02 54

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