Fine Relations

Corporate Diplomacy worldwide


Experience in global strategic alliances

Jean-Luc Meier

Founder Fine Relations

Jean-Luc Meier is founder and managing director.

For almost twenty years now, he has positioned himself as an expert in corporate diplomacy. In this role, he advised ministers and other government officials, CEOs of multinationals, financial experts, analysts and top fund managers on international relations and strategic alliances with external stakeholders. He has also represented the interests of governments, organizations and companies and negotiated bilateral and multilateral cooperations for his clients.

He is also co-founder and co-managing partner of SES - Strategic Expansion Solutions, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland and New York, USA. SES was founded in 2002 and is considered as the pioneer in corporate diplomacy.

Before becoming an independent entrepreneur, Jean-Luc Meier held various positions in the strategic area of ​​major banks in Switzerland and Germany.

One of his first consulting mandates was to set up the Contact Office of the Swiss Banks, where he actively participated in the strategic and logistical alignment. This office represented all banks based in Switzerland and dedicated itself to processing dormant accounts within Swiss Banks. Jean-Luc Meier has also assumed responsibilities in the communication with potential heirs, with organizations and with banks.

Another important step in his career was his appointment as "Corporate Ambassador", the official representative, of one of the largest economies in the world. Jean-Luc Meier has been entrusted with a plenipotentiary mandate and has been tasked with negotiating and concluding cooperation in the high-tech sector with governments and various organizations in Europe and Asia. The initiative was put in place by the California Department of Commerce, the US federal government's economic development agencies, and the Bay Area, Los Angeles and San Diego economic regions. He has achieved various bilateral and multilateral co-operations with EU Commissions and European and Asian governments.

He is on the Board of TGSV TriGlobal Strategic Ventures (Moscow, New York), on the Advisory Board of Naldera Advisory Services (Berlin) and on the Board of Directors of Swiss Traders AG (Lucerne).

In 2014, Jean-Luc Meier was elected to the "Board of Directors" of the "World Federation of United Nations Associations" WFUNA (Friends).

He is also active in local politics, where he serves as a local council in his home community.

Jean-Luc Meier speaks German, French, English, Spanish and has basic knowledge of Mandarin Chinese and Italian.

Performance in external relations | Fine Relations 2019