Public Affairs

We believe personal relationships are the key to success.



For the last 15 years, we have been positioning and representing our clients' interests all over the world. Dr. Thomas Borer and his team can provide you with international non-market strategies and public affairs campaigns in various cultural, political and economic settings.

Crisis Communication

Crises are often unpredictable and errupt when you least expect it. We are specialized to support you in times of crises, help you making the critical decision and commuicatively guide you throughout the process.

Issue & Stakeholder Management 

We believe that establishing long-term relationships with stakeholders and building up a political goodwill reservoir is crucial for a business' success. No strategy is complete without thoroughly monitoring of political issues and risks as well as the implementation of a suitable strategy into action.

Public Relations

​​​​A company’s reputation is one of the crucial factors affecting its value. The Court of Public Opinion does not wait for legal arguments, jury verdicts or public statements. Through targeted communication, we help you to proactively shape the public debate and, thus, avoid or minimize reputational loss during litigation and other complex crisis situations.

Litigation PR

We supply our clients with experts insights on geopolitical, economic, societal and technological developments and provide the basis for decisions in order to navigate complex situations, respond to non-market challenges and mitigate risks.

International organizations

Geneva is an active hub for global governance, plays a pivotal role in international cooperation and is host to numerous international organizations and NGOs. Through our offices in Geneva and our privileged access to international organizations and NGOs we can help you to enable untapped opportunities.

Dr. Thomas Borer

As a former Ambassador of Switzerland to Germany and head of the task force „Switzerland - Second World War“, Dr. Thomas Borer is well known far beyond Swiss borders. Due to his high profile, Dr. Borer enjoys privileged access to most decision-makers in the public, private and media sectors and has an unparalleled private network in Germany and Switzerland with large international corporations and their executives.

Based on my experience in international diplomacy, I maintain high-profile contacts with top-level decision makers from business, politics and the media.

Thomas Borer has been working as a strategic consultant for over 15 years and holds national and international mandates in the fields of public affairs, business development and private equity. In comparison to other consultants, Dr. Borer knows the practice in government, parliament, administration, supervisory authorities and international organisations up close from his 20-year diplomatic career.

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Gregory Nöthiger

Team Public Affairs

Gregory is Junior Partner at Dr. Borer Consulting. He heads our Public Affairs team, focusing on crisis communications, reputation management and government relations in Switzerland and Germany. As a consultant, he has worked for clients in the technology, financial, mobility and consumer goods sector and has advised government and international institutions. Gregory is also a member of the board of Buchen property.

Why no case study

Dr Borer Consulting appreciates and respects the wish of its clients to remain unidentified. Holding up our promise of confidentiality we abstain from publishing a case study on our website. If you would like to know more about our public positions, opinions and insights, please refer to our selected articles.


The Growing Challenges in the Swiss Healthcare System and How to overcome them

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Synergizing Success and Ethics

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Our key insights for building and maintaining a good reputation – the example of reputation management in the crypto sphere.

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Our services

Public affairs

In today‘s uncertain, volatile and complex environment, it is mission critical to effectively represent your interests with your stakeholders in politics, media and society. Dr Borer Consulting helps its clients to achieve their goals by managing their reputation, building trust and mitigating issues that directly affect their business.


Private equity and M&A

Attractive value creation opportunities are often hidden within broad networks of investors and entrepreneurs. Dr. Borer Consulting strategically supports its clients in identifying, accessing and acting on these opportunities. It represents investors at any stage of a transaction process lifecycle from acquisition to divestment.


Business development

Developing your business and meeting the relevant companies and individuals is often frustrating and time intensive. Leveraging its unique global network, Dr Borer Consulting offers its clients privileged access to decision-makers of private businesses and politics. For our clients, we create unique opportunities and build networks.