Laure Van Hauwaert
laure.vanhauwaert@wpp.com
@laurevh

Laure Van Hauwaert

Managing Director, EU Institutions, WPP Government & Public Sector Practice

Laure heads the EU Institutions team in WPP’s Government and Public Sector Practice. Leader of a team of specialist communications agencies, her role is to bring WPP's best thinking, talent and experience to the EU public sector, by building on solid academic and social research to inform the development of effective strategies for citizen engagement, policy communications, and behaviour change. She leads agency teams in the development of effective solutions to the major challenge of communicating the European project to over 500 million citizens in 28 different countries and 24 languages. Laure regularly organises inspiration sessions and discussions about best practice in communications for clients and colleagues.
 
Prior to this role, she was Institutional Communications Director at Ogilvy Brussels for 3 years, where she oversaw business development & senior client management for institutional clients. She led several campaigns for the European Commission’s DG Environment and the last European election campaign for the European Parliament.