Jacques (Iakovos) is a published political scientist and strategic communication expert with a proven track record in management, marketing and business development. He has an experience both as an entrepreneur and as a professional in communication industry.
As an expert on communications, he has collaborated with many AAA Greek and Multinational Companies in Greece and abroad and has served as Counselor and Member of the Management Team to Public Relations or Advertising Agencies, such as Public Affairs Management, Fortune Advertising and Adel Saatchi & Saatchi.
He was also the Managing Director and Shareholder of Ad Store Hellas and DDB Health Hellas until 2007 and Managing Director of Beluga & Associates until 2010 when he founded Efrata Communications. He operated as a Senior Executive Counselor at Weber Shandwick Athens as well.
He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Athens, a MA in Communications Policy Studies from City University London and has been a PhD Candidate in Political Advertising and Mass Psychology.
Jacques has also taught as Visiting Lecturer at the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus as a "prestigious executive-scientist with expertise and experience in the field", has published several articles and has spoken at conferences in Greece and abroad.