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Thomas Eymond-Laritaz

Thomas Eymond-Laritaz

Managing Director

Thomas Eymond-Laritaz is a Managing Director in Mercury’s London office. He has more than 15 years of experience advising Presidents, Prime Ministers, CEOs and high-profile individuals around the world on reputation, crisis management, and international communications.

Board member of Aspen Institute France, Aspen Institute Kyiv and Aspen Initiative UK

Executive Director of communication agency APCO Worldwide

President of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation

Chief of Staff to one of Ukraine’s most prominent investors

Advisor to Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili

Advisor to Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Cobourg

Graduated from the Ecole des Mines de Paris and the Corps des Mines

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Thomas Eymond-Laritaz is a Managing Director in Mercury’s London office.

He has more than 15 years of experience advising Presidents, Prime Ministers, CEOs and high-profile individuals throughout the world on international communications, reputation and crisis management.

Thomas began his career in the French Government, and was in charge of inter-ministerial coordination on European affairs in the offices of Prime Ministers Lionel Jospin and Jean-Pierre Raffarin. He then served as adviser to the Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Cobourg in Sofia, and to the Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili in Tbilisi. He also served five years as Chief of Staff to Victor Pinchuk, one of Ukraine’s most prominent investors, and was President of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, then the largest private philanthropic foundation in Eastern Europe.

Prior to joining Mercury, Thomas was Executive Director with communication agency APCO Worldwide, where he set-up, led and developed their global geopolitical and reputation practice, APCO Global Solutions, working extensively in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.

He currently serves as board member of the Aspen Institute France, Aspen Institute Kyiv and Aspen Initiative UK. A native of Grenoble in the French Alps, Thomas graduated from the Ecole des Mines de Paris and the Corps des Mines.