Passionate and creative

SKILLS is a marketing and communications agency founded by former DirComs with 25 years’ experience in banking and asset management. The partners are based in major European countries with two main offices in Paris and London.

They boast experience and a reputation for developing business and corporate content and staging it thouroughly (media relations, corporate comms, digital & social, brand content, advertising, conferences, design & video etc.). They have particular expertise in ESG and impact issues, as well as all kinds of investment strategies.

This set of expertise will help you show-case your know-how and to bring your story to light.

Our Team

Strategic Com & Branding Expert

Laurent Tison Expert DirCom


  • Founder & Managing Partner.
  • Marketing and Communication directo, in banking and asset management: initially in a Swiss bank specialized in portfolio management solutions and then within Société Générale for 20 years.
  • In charge of communication and marketing for multiple business lines in the bank (asset management, financial services, capital markets, investment banking) in the UK, Asia and France.
Expert stratégie Com et branding


  • Communication expert specialized in the financial sector.
  • Former Director of Communications at the Winton Group for 8 years (2007-2015).
  • Advisor in communication strategy through multimedia campaigns, also author of 10 books, former journalist and press relations expert.
alexandra communication et strategie


  • Communications Director for more than 25 years in the Asset Management, Luxury Goods and Tourism sectors.
  • Long experience in international press relations, strategic brand communication and entrepreneurship.
  • A passion: Highlighting the unique story of a brand and building an innovative communication strategy.
Catherine expert Com Corporate Branding


  • Expert in Corporate Communications & Brand content for more than 25 years.
  • Director of corporate communications in financial groups for 15 years : Former brand manager of HSBC Global Asset Management for Continental Europe and DirCom at Sinopia Asset Management
  • Long experience in strategic communication with senior. executives, change management, international media strategies, brand content strategies for companies of all sizes and sectors.


experte relations medias Joy UK


  • 23 years’ experience in communications, including internal comms and media relations.
  • Specialist in corporate finance, including working with pension funds, investment managers and investment banks, in addition to professional services firms.
  • Strong expertise in responsible investment and ESG
  • Extensive liaison with C-Suite and authorized to speak on behalf of CEO.
  • Former journalist for the Washington Post and Finance editorial expert with extensive media contacts in the UK, Europe, Asia and US.
expert evenementiel MJ

Marie José

  • Serving SMEs and large groups for their events in France and abroad for 30 years.
  • More than 1500 events created, organized and realized with success.
  • A steady team and a network of partners that have ensured constant growth.
Expert Bertrand


  • 8 years with Saatchi & Saatchi and Australie advertising agencies followed by 5 years in the media industry with Mediaege (WPP).
  • Founding Partner, since 1999, of the advertising and branding agency associated with SKILLS.
  • Accompanying the strategy or large international firms in multiple sectors.
expert relations medias italie giangi


  • 25 years’ experience in the financial and corporate communication (media relations, content marketing, corporate publishing).
  • Comprehensive understanding of Italian financial market with significant expertise in introducing and positioning new players in Italy.
  • Founder and Managing Partner the Italian media relations agency associated with SKILLS, with a proven expertise in the financial industry, in particular within the banking and asset management sectors.
expert relations medias allemagne


  • 25 years of experience in the interface between finance, politics and communications.
  • Former MD of Frankfurt Main Finance, the marketing association for Germany´s financial centre.
  • Former Spokesman of HypoVereinsbank.
  • Founder and MD of the German media relations agency associated with SKILLS, specialized in the communication of the banking and business sectors.
Expert Skills Communications Susana


  • 20 years of experience in media relations for corporations from different sectors and sizes, including transactions (IPOs/M&As), crisis and internal communications.
  • Expert in investor relations
  • Previously worked at Eurocofín in Spain and Brunswick in London, both firms specialised in financial and corporate communications.
  • Cofounder of the media and public relations agency based in Madrid and associated with SKILLS.
expert stratégie digitale pierre


  • 25 years digital experience with a dual artistic and computer culture.
  • Founded a “digital factory” expert in UX and UI design, after 15 years spent in agencies and start-ups.
  • A pioneer in the integration of the human factor and neuroscience in digital design.
  • Design of more than 300 digital devices for major accounts.


  • Associate Director of SKILLS, marketing specialty.
  • 30 years of experience in financial services.
  • Former Head of Marketing and Communications at BNPP AM.
  • International multi-management experience: former CEO of FundQuest Paris.
  • Marketing consultant for 10 years
  • Master practitioner in NLP techniques (Neuro Linguistic Programming)
renaud expert production de films


  • Started as a producer for French TV channels and then realised and produced different video projects.
  • Member before joininofg Société Générale video production team for 2 years with more than 300 corporate films.
  • Leading a creative and production team since 2011, in charge of all types of video contents for large international firms in multiple sectors.
Clemence coaching communication


  • Marketing and communication project manager, for BtoB clients.
  • Comedian for 20 years and professional speaking techniques trainer using applied improvisation.
  • Specialist in public speaking situations, group cohesion, management of difficult situations, verbal and non-verbal communication.


  • 8 years of experience in visual communication and art direction
  • Accompaniment in the creation of visual identity and PRINT/WEB communication supports for many brands
  • Founder and manager of the graphic design studio associated with SKILLS


Tell us about your project!

All communication expertise to put you on stage. For a strategic audit, simple advice, a media plan, a digital project, a brand recognition ambition… we are here to guide you!