Stavros Papagianneas

Stavros Papagianneas

With a background including positions such as communication officer at the European Commission and press officer and spokesperson to various diplomatic missions in Brussels, Stavros Papagianneas is currently managing director of public relations consultancy StP Communications. He is a senior communications leader with more than 20 years’ experience in strategic communications, public affairs, public relations, media relations and event management. He has also been a member of the Working Party on Information of the Council of the European Union and is the author of the book Rebranding Europe. He has been listed in the Top 40 EU Influencers in 2017 and 2018. Follow him on Twitter at @StPapagianneas and @stpcomms.

How is the European Commission proposing to make the most of opportunities offered by artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence has become an area of strategic importance and a key driver of economic development.

(Image: A scene from a conference on the future of artificial intelligence in the European Parliament held on 7 March 2018 /...

Androulla Vassiliou on defining a common European culture, and why the European Union needs to communicate to survive.

In a Europe confronted with populism, nationalism and Euroscepticism, what role does culture and communications play?

In this interview, taken by Stavros Papagianneas as part of a series of interviews with key stakeholders in European...

Ahead of tomorrow's historic vote, some communication lessons taken from a deeply divisive campaign.

Just under a week ago, on 16 June, British MP Jo Cox was shot dead by a man shouting "Britain first". Tomorrow, the UK goes to the polls to vote on whether to stay or leave in the EU. Both the Stronger In and Vote Leave camps suspended...

Giving voice to the continent

“Accuracy, Authenticity and Interest” was the slogan of Ivy Lee, one of the founding fathers of public relations, creator of the press release and pioneer in the field of crisis communications. Almost 100 years later, this slogan remains at the...