Life at FGS Global
Sylvain joined the Paris Office in July 2022. As seasoned professional in Communications and Public Affairs, he will focus on developing the franchise in Paris and to connect it with the Group at large.
Life Pre-FGS Global
Sylvain started his career as an academic, and then embraced a career in Comms and PA in various environments and countries before joining Emmanuel Macron’s first campaign team as head of comms and then the Élysée as speechwriter.
Life Beyond FGS Global
1 wife, 3 kids, 12 books (the 13th is on its way), many friends, not enough time.
Sylvain Fort joined FGS Global Paris as a Partner to contribute to the strengthening of the links between the Paris office and the international network of FGS Global. With his many years of experience as a strategic communications expert and connoisseur of European and international politics, he helps further advance the group’s thought leadership towards clients and their ecosystems.
Sylvain started his career as a literature lecturer at Sorbonne University and Sciences Po Paris. In 2002, he joined the office of Michel Pébereau, then President of BNP Paribas, before being part of the BNL-BNP Paribas integration team in Italy. In 2008, he joined DGM Conseil, a communications boutique. He cofounded Steele & Holt in 2013, a boutique specialized in corporate and financial communication. Sylvain Fort was in charge of communication within Emmanuel Macron’s team for the win France’s 2017 presidential election. He then joined the French president’s office as his strategic communications advisor and speech writer. Sylvain Fort is also a columnist, essayist and music critic. He graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris) and holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Université de la Sorbonne.