Associate director

Co Founder of Only Conseil



Jean-Luc Mano

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Associate director of Only Conseil, Jean-Luc Mano has provided strategic consulting services to global leaders, prominent politicians, business executives, and international institutions such as the UNO, the EU and ACP member States.

He has worked hand in hand with major corporate actors involved in various industries such as banking, media and telecommunications, energy, pharmaceutical, food-processing, gambling, and pension funds.

Jean-Luc is a man of culture with an intimate knowledge of languages, politics, media and international relations. He also is a man of experience, relying on a wide-ranging network which stretches from the business world to trade unions.

Respected for his acumen, professionalism, and outspokenness, Jean-Luc is acknowledged as an opinion leader and is frequently engaged in the media.

A career in journalism

With an academic background in history and communication, Jean-Luc Mano chaired the UNEF, a French student union, from 1976 to 1979. He then went on to build an impressive career in journalism, working for various television channels, newspapers and radio stations.

Within the French television channel TF1, he acted as a war correspondent in the Gulf and was appointed head of the channel's political department (1983-1992). He then was in charge of newsgathering for France 2 and served as a member of the board of France Televisions (1994-1996). Jean-Luc also is a TV consultant throughout the world (United States, Canada, Russia, Switzerland, Greece, Vietnam, Chili, Mali.)

Editor for Globe Hebdo, VSD, leader writer for the Nouvel Économiste and L'essentiel des relations internationales, Head of News at France Soir from 1999 to 2001, Jean-Luc was also featured as a political commentator for the radio stations RMC and RTL and was CEO of BFM from 2001 to 2002.

Keen on passing on his experience as a journalist, he trained students at the Centre de Formation des Journalistes (CFJ) and belonged to the board of the École Supérieure de Journalisme (ESJ).

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