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Lobbyists' high salaries show EU is gaining clout
Date 17/09/2010 11:29  Author webmaster  Hits 1049  Language Global

17 SEP 2010

Euractiv

As Brussels gains clout in world governance, salaries in public affairs and communication mirror the professionalisation of the sector, but are far from matching levels in other lobbying capitals like Washington and London, according to the first ever Brussels remuneration report, to be published today (17 September).

The report, published by executive recruitment firm Ellwood & Atfield (E&A), is the first of its kind and attempts to compare remuneration in the public and private sectors in Brussels.

Posts at the head of consultancies and trade associations are some of the most lucrative jobs in European public affairs, reveals the survey, which was carried out during the first half of 2010 among 200 mid- to senior level professionals working in Brussels.

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