Chris Koddermann is the Director of Koddermann Public Affairs, a Swiss based government affairs, public policy and communications consultancy serving EU, UK and U.S. based clients operating in complex, highly regulated, multi-stakeholder environments. Prior to starting his consulting business, Koddermann served as group Vice President of Communications and Public affairs at ABB Ltd. Prior to that, he spent seven years at Philip Morris International, where he provided regions and markets with strategic advice and support in the design and execution of government affairs and communications campaigns. Koddermann spent his early career working in Canadian politics, serving as a senior adviser to Ministers of Finance, Defense and Justice. He has a master’s degree in international business law from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is licensed to practice law in the U.S. state of New York.