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, 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 was a reporter in CNN’s political unit, and served as Press Secretary to New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg. He was also a writer and senior researcher at Congressional Quarterly magazine, and served as contributing author for “Jigsaw Politics: Shaping the House After the 1990 Census” and Congressional Quarterly’s “Politics in America,” 1988 and 1990 editions.
Jaques holds an MA in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a B.A. in Political Science from Webster University in St. Louis.