CEO, Europe, Middle East & Africa/ Global Chief Strategy Officer, Burson Marsteller
Jeremy Galbraith is the CEO of Burson-Marsteller Europe, Middle East and Africa, Global Chief Strategy Officer, and a member of Burson-Marsteller’s Global Leadership Team. He was previously the CEO of Burson-Marsteller in Brussels from 2000 to 2007, having first joined Burson-Marsteller in 1995 to head up the UK Public Affairs Practice. Prior to this he had been Deputy Managing Director of a leading Westminster political consultancy and a Director of its sister company in Brussels. He began his career working in the House of Commons for a senior Conservative member of the Trade and Industry Select Committee.
Jeremy has spent over 20 years helping leading companies, organisations, CEOs, Presidents, Prime Ministers and regulators position themselves with almost every type of stakeholder as well as manage critical issues.
He has worked with clients in a very wide variety of sectors including agriculture, airlines, alcoholic beverages, animal health, chemicals, cosmetics, employment, energy, environment, financial services, food and beverages, health, logistics, media, packaging, pharmaceuticals, sport, telecommunications, transport and water. His client assignments have led to significant experience supporting cities and countries bidding to host international events, as well as companies in winning government procurement contracts.
He was educated at Leeds University, where he graduated in Law. He fought a London seat for the Conservative Party at the 1992 General Election. He was a non-executive director of the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London from 1997-2007.
In 2012 he received a SABRE Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement and in 2014 was named by The Sunday Times and Debrett’s as one of the UK’s 500 most influential people.