The Geneva Communicators Network (GCN) provides a platform for communications professionals working in the Lake Geneva region to meet and share views, news and information. Currently there are over 1000 members from communications, public relations, media and marketing.

Our activities include:

  • Lunchtime seminars on communications related topics with guest speakers
  • 1-day workshops
  • After-work social events

You’ll find news about these and other local events on our website, as well as communications jobs, education opportunities and publications.

GCN membership is FREE and open to anyone working in communications in the region – join us today!

The network is run by a team of volunteers and has no commercial affiliation.

The Geneva Communicators Network is a non-for-profit association established in compliance with Articles 60 to 79 of the Swiss Civil Code; view the statutes (pdf – in French).

Patricia Goldschmid

Patricia Goldschmid works as an independent communications consultant in Geneva, specialising in strategic communication, new media, as well as evaluation and measurement on an international level. Patricia has over 12 years experience working in project management and communications with organisations in the Insurance, Pharmaceutical, and IT sectors as well as consulting projects with numerous international organisations and non-governmental organisations. She has an Honours Masters of Science in Communications from the University of Lugano, Switzerland. Patricia also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in communications. As a complement to her activities in communications, Patricia’s second passion is photojournalism.

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Glenn O’Neil

Glenn O’Neil has led evaluation, research and communication projects for NGOs, international organisations and companies. Glenn’s area of expertise is in evaluation of communication programmes, which you can learn more about on his Intelligent Measurement blog. Glenn is a founder of Owl RE which supports organisations in analysing, assessing and evaluating activities in the communications, humanitarian and development fields, in addition to teaching research and communications courses. Glenn holds a PhD in evaluation methodology from the LSE, UK and has a Masters of Science in Communications from the University of Lugano, Switzerland. In the decade prior, Glenn managed communication, education and training programs for the International Red Cross in Africa, Asia and Europe. And most importantly, Glenn plays ukuele, mandolin and mandocello with alt. folk group Folkaboum.

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