Think further. Act ethics.
C&V Consulting supports companies with their sustainable and ethical development strategy in EU and NATO defence markets.
Located in the heart of the European district in Brussels, we position ourselves at the forefront of international defence doctrine and regulations, focusing on responsible and sustainable innovation projects.
Whether your activities are already established in the defence markets or you consider an entry strategy, C&V Consulting stands by your side to build tomorrow’s defence!
Vision and strategic plan
We help you design five-year development and growth strategies.
As specialists in defence, innovation and European affairs, our consultants support you in the development and implementation of cutting-edge and differentiating development strategies.
Whether you consider a defence market entry strategy (EU/NATO) or the development of your activities at international level, our consultants stand by your side throughout your project:
- designing of a positioning audit
- development of a business plan
- drafting of a roadmap and a five-year action plan
- implementation of a lobbying and communication strategy
Competitiveness of offers
We help you design your offers and seize opportunities for contracts, subsidies or synergies at the European level.
C&V Consulting brings its consultant’s expertise to integrate the key success factors and seize the opportunities that will accelerate the development of your projects.
We carry out field-oriented actions and key factors for a fast return on investment:
- identification of key partners and contact people with converging, compatible or conflicting interests
- development and support for the coordination of technically and economically coherent consortia
- drafting proposals in line with the expectations of our clients clients
- composition of an ethics board and involvement of end-users as your project partner
- mediation actions
Economic intelligence and anticipation
We scan and anticipate political decisions, investment orientations, and regulatory developments likely to influence your activities.
In a changing environment where multiple stakeholders are involved, the strategic, technical and regulatory monitoring carried out by C&V Consulting helps to understand the main political orientations and aims to:
- identify as soon as possible the players, draft decisions and trends likely to constitute opportunities or to affect the activity, the interests or the business plan of your company;
- monitor and analyze the governmental and parliamentary work of the European institutions and civil society (NGOs, Think Tanks, private groups) in Brussels.
Lobbying and communications
We organize tailor-made and targeted lobbying and communication actions.
To maximize the chances of success of our clients’ projects or to assist decision-making, C&V Consulting conducts lobbying actions alongside them or on their behalf.
C&V Consulting’s actions contribute to:
- positively influence decision-making processes towards decision-makers (civilian and military, national and European)
- organize meetings with key players
Wishing to develop our clients’ ability to influence, we promote their activities towards their public and the press through high value-added communication actions.
Ethics: our commitment
At C&V Consulting, we strongly believe that the ability of States to carry out actions driven by principles of responsibility is crucial for the outcome of military operations.
We consider the commitment to ethics as a source of opportunity and a guarantee of sustainability for your projects.
- the integration of end-users is a guarantee of success and sustainability for innovation projects
- ethics-related topics are developing in defence markets and will soon be essential for claiming public funding
- ethical commitment is both a key positioning factor for your company and a lever for your future activities
The complementary profiles of our experts enable us to understand all the components of the defence ecosystem at the European level, whether operational, industrial, technological, regulatory, economic or diplomatic. This vision provides C&V Consulting the ability to offer cutting-edge, tailor-made and resolutely differentiating solutions.
As a former French Army colonel, Jean-Marc has a solid experience in managing large operational structures. The international dimension of his career (NATO/EU) gives him great mastery of the challenges of defence markets, particularly in the field of innovation.
IHEDN auditor, he graduated from the Saint-Cyr Military Academy and from Sup’Aéro as an engineer in aeronautics and space.
Benoît has been practicing European Public Affairs for 20 years. He provides his clients with a large “Brussels” network as well as a tailor-made decoding of the EU arena practices and policies.
His broad commitment within the EU’s Military Capabilities Policy gives him proven abilities to monitor, lobbying and contribute to access to EU funding, in the fields of security and defence in particular.
Communications and ethics
Farah has worked in the defence and security sectors at the institutional level for ten years.
As a consultant, she now supports organizations in projects that require a detailed knowledge of contemporary geopolitics and the implementation of communication strategies adapted to its challenges.
EU Defence policy and projects setting-up
Romain de Calbiac has been helping companies secure and expand their operations in Europe and overseas, in dangerous areas, for the past five years.
He brings his expertise of project management, acquired both in the field of consulting, supporting defence and security industry related programmes, and in the field of public sector, working with the armed forces.
Project Management Officer
Eder is graduated in Business Administration with a postgraduate in finance.
He has been working at the international level since the beginning of his career. First in the International department of a Spanish banking entity, then participating in the International expert program where he got involved in the scope of the European project.
NATO Institutional relations officer
Coline holds a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from Sciences Po Bordeaux (France).
After a year of international mobility in Colombia, she worked in the French Senate as a parliamentary assistant, then in a Parisian public affairs firm before joining the “Defence Organisation and Military Capabilities” department at the French Ecole de Guerre.
EU Institutional relations officer
Luis Enrique is a specialist of European Affairs and International Security, focusing on the European defence industry.
In the past, Luis has worked in the European Parliament and as a researcher, dealing mostly with Foreign Affairs and Defence.
Stéphane is a graduate of the Saint-Cyr military academy, a doctoral candidate in social sciences and a former army colonel in transmissions and special forces. He was active in NATO for many years.
With broad and varied operational experience (UN, EU, NATO), he is now a consultant helping organisations manage projects that consider gender dynamics and energy transition.
Head of Human Resources and Administration
Claire-Emmanuelle has worked in multiple sectors, both public and private, in France and Belgium. From small/medium sized companies to large international groups, she developed an operational and management expertise.
Former CEO of her own company, she provides HR and organizational structure to support C&V Consulting’s development.
As part of the Franco-German double degree program between the University of Münster (Germany) and Sciences Po Lille (France), Susanna specialized in European defence policy, economic intelligence and cybersecurity.
In the past, Susanna has worked in the Commission for the Armed Forces at the French National Assembly as well as in the field of economic intelligence in a Parisian public affairs firm. Most recently she worked in the Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU on Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) issues.