Ken Jaques is the Communications Director for the Center for International Private Enterprise. Before coming to CIPE, Jaques founded Global Communications Strategies (GCS) in 1997.
At GCS, Jaques advised foreign governments in developing long term communications strategies for economic reforms, attracting foreign investment, and on health care and other social issues. He also advised U.S. and international businesses in communications, media strategies, marketing, trade communications, brand development, product positioning, Congressional relations, image building, advertising creation and media buying, and assisted them in developing relationships with foreign governments and the US government, including the US Congress.
Before starting GCS, Jaques had extensive journalism experience as a reporter in CNN’s political unit and as a writer and senior researcher at Congressional Quarterly magazine. He also has experience on Capitol Hill where he served as a Press Secretary to Senator Frank Lautenberg.
He was a contributing author to Jigsaw Politics: Shaping the House after the 1990 census and contributor to Congressional Quarterly's Politics in America, 1988 and 1990 editions.
Jaques holds a master's degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a B.A. in political science from Webster University in St. Louis.
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