Stéphane Dupuis is a Managing Director with Teneo, based in Paris. He is primarily focused on strengthening the firms government affairs and strategic communications segments across Europe.
Stéphane brings to Teneo a stellar track record in senior positions within the French administration. His areas of expertise are key to advising CEOs on changing regulatory environments and geopolitical developments. He has significant experience in policymaking at the national government level and with the EU and international organizations including the OECD. He has worked across a range of policy areas, such as the financial and budgetary policies of the European Union, antitrust, the bloc’s investment priorities and approaches to financing in the context of green and digital policy. Stéphane has led negotiations and participated in crisis management at the highest levels of government.
Prior to joining Teneo, Stéphane was the French Deputy Secretary General for European Affairs (SGAE), in charge of economic sovereignty and competitiveness and directly reported to the French Prime Minister’s Office. Stéphane participated in both defining and presenting France’s policy positions in financial and economic affairs, as well as in industrial, digital and green policy. During the French Presidency of the EU Council in the first half of 2022, he was a key player in inter-governmental negotiations on formative EU legislative proposals. He coordinated the French ministries’ approach to joint EU Member State actions in response to the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Previously, Stéphane was the Counsellor on competition and antitrust to the Permanent Representation of France to the European Union from 2014 to 2019. He was at the forefront of policy making in state aid control and M&A.
Stéphane graduated from the French École Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in 2009.