Mr. Olivier Naray

I help companies, organisations, and individuals to defend and promote their interests vis-à-vis their stakeholders, especially in public policy and regulatory as well as reputation-related challenges. Strong facilitation, communication and advisory skills. Focus: business-government relations, strategy development, corporate positioning, public affairs, stakeholder relations, promotion of trade & investments, and business diplomacy. Significant experience in technology, ICT, BPO & digital sector, commodities/agribusiness (coffee, F&V), and international trade. Beyond 16+ years of active political experience, I have analysed and enhanced my clients’ reputation, positioning and advocacy. Founded the Blockchain & Politics group. Swiss and multilingual (French, German, Swiss-German, English), I have led and managed teams and large budgets. I hold a Management, an M.A. in International Affairs as well as a M.Sc. in Political Sciences. AIESEC and Diplomatische Akademie Wien Alumni.

Courses Taught

  • Business Diplomacy


  • Naray O. Commercial Diplomacy and International Business. Netherlands Institute of International Relations; 2007.

  • Naray O. Commercial Diplomats in the Context of International Business. The Hague Journal of Diplomacy. 2011;6(1-2):121-148. doi:×557382

  • Naray O, Bezençon V. Management and Business Research on Commercial Diplomacy: Examining Trends and Themes. The International Trade Journal. 2017;31(4):332-359. doi:

  • Naray O. Commercial diplomacy: an integrative framework. International Journal of Diplomacy and Economy. 2012;1(2):119. doi:

  • Naray O. Quantitative evidence on commercial diplomats’ time allocation on roles and activity areas. Edward Elgar Publishing eBooks. Published online June 29, 2018. doi: