Biontino Europe SRL

WHO WE ARE

 

Biontino Europe is an independent EU public affairs company founded in 2005 by Sarah Biontino. We aim to work with our client’s existing advisers (lawyers, economists, public relations) to provide a seamless and tailor-made service of high-quality advice and representation, with a focus on competition issues not found in other similar consultancies, making us unrivalled in Brussels.

We believe that there are special reasons for choosing Biontino Europe for your public affairs needs. Our team has spent time at the European Commission, and has extensive experience of competition, transport, energy, ICT and telecom regulatory and State aid issues. Between us we have built up a strong network in the Brussels community.
This means that, we are able to see the big picture and create a strategy to provide a solution to even the most difficult of problems.

 

WHAT WE DO

 

Biontino Europe competition team can call on an excellent track record of providing Public Affairs advice to clients in a range of complex and/or high profile competition cases.
Firefighting: We can step in to identify potential stumbling blocks, causes for concerns and help resolve them in a satisfactory outcome.
Lobbying Strategy: We will work with you to devise a lobbying strategy which is tailor made for you.
Making it work: Critical to the success of the strategy is its execution and implementation, which in turn requires us to mobilize our contacts to work on your behalf.
Raising your company’s profile: We can help to plan a campaign to raise your company's profile in the EU and choose the right initiatives to become associated with.
Press relations: We can plan your contacts with the press to ensure that your story is the one that gets printed-or not, as the case may be!

 

OUR TEAM

 

SARAH BIONTINO

E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: +32 478 329 815

Sarah is a French-qualified lawyer and worked for over six years in the European Commission's DG Competition, where she was involved in investigating and processing cases.

She founded Biontino Europe in 2005 and it is one of the only boutique competition Public Affairs consultancies in Brussels. She was also the Director of Blueprint’s competition practice and before that, Sarah created and then headed the EU Public Affairs team at law firm Allen & Overy in Brussels.

Sarah’s mother tongues are English and French and she is fluent in Russian and German.

 

EVELYNE DE BARJAC

E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: +32 477 673 551

Evelyne is a French lawyer. She has an LLM degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

She started her professional life as in-house counsel in the European headquarters of two major US multinational companies, Caterpillar and Monsanto, before going to private practice (SJ Berwin and DLA Piper). 

In 2005 she joined the European Commission’s DG Competition where she stayed for six years handling antitrust cases mainly in the field of ICT. She is fluent in French and English.