Nicolas Hocq

Associate, Communications and Events
+41 61 201 18 22

Nicolas joined the Basel Institute on Governance in January 2023 as Associate, Communications and Events. Working within the Private Sector team, Nicolas supports communications and event organisation worldwide. 

Prior to joining the Institute, Nicolas worked as an Editorial and Project Advisor at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), where he supported the development of the International Review of the Red Cross. 

Before this, he worked for more than three years at Frontiers, an international academic publisher. While at Frontiers, he actively advocated for open-access publishing, especially in the social sciences. He was involved in developing topical editions and international webinars on topics such as gender equality, diversity and inclusion, migration and medical sociology.

Through his experience at the ICRC, as well as earlier work at Frontiers, UNESCO and the US Embassy, Nicolas has gained broad knowledge of international relations and political science issues. He has a particular interest in gender equality, human rights, and minorities and inclusion. 

Nicolas holds a Master of Arts in European Public Affairs from La Sorbonne University, France, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Montreal, Canada.