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Profile of registrant

Athenora Consulting

Identification number in the register: 79628773-02
Registration date: 23/06/08 10:53:06

The information on this organisation was last modified on 11/06/14 17:11:04
The date of the last annual update was 11/06/14 17:11:04

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Athenora Consulting
Legal status: Belgium registered company
Website address:


Section: I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants
and more precisely: Professional consultancies

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Stephane Desselas
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Stéphane Desselas
Position: Président

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 66 avenue de Cortenbergh 
Brussels 1000
Telephone number: (+00 32) 2 280 28 01
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Athenora Consulting is a consultancy firm specialised in EU lobbying.

Our objectives:

-To provide relevant information on the EU to our clients.

-To give access to EU decision makers.

-To advise on how to communicate with the EU Institutions (position papers, press releases, open consultations, seminars...).

-To facilitate contacts with EU media, think tanks and the civil society.

-To assist in obtaining EU funds.
Level of interests represented:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Natacha Clarac 17/07/14 15/07/15
Elie Demerseman 04/12/14 02/12/15
Stéphane DESSELAS 17/07/14 15/07/15
AGATHE MOUQUET 17/07/14 15/05/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Athenora Consulting's main lobbying activities:

-Energy (gas and electricity)

-Environment (waste, climate change, water)

-Transport (urban, rail and air)

-Public utilities (post, telecomunication, networks)

-Healthcare (mutual insurance companies, patient mobility)

-Social policy (social services of general interest)

-Food (CAP, food safety)

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Athenora is member of the Public relations global network (PRGN,

Athenora is member of SEAP (society of European affairs professionals,

Athenora is member of AFCL (association française des conseils en lobbying,

Athenora is member of EPACA (European public affairs consultancy association)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Share of turnover related to representing interests to EU institutions on behalf of clients:
500000  € - 600000  €

Clients with turnover below 50000 €.
  • Cercle Europe et économie sociale
  • SBB
  • FNAM
  • MAIF
  • Fondation pour le droit continental
  • Casden
  • Conex
  • LCI Williams
  • Ligue de l'enseignement
  • CPCA
  • ATD Quart Monde (pro bono)

Clients generating a turnover of 50000 € - 100000 €.
  • La Poste
  • Vinci
  • MGEN

Clients generating a turnover of 100000 € - 150000 €.
  • Cercle des réseaux européens

Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Athenora is also providing training on EU issues and lobbying tools.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code: