SES S.A.

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

1,000,000€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

4 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

1

High-level Commission meetings

26

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    SES S.A.   (SES)

    EU Transparency Register

    93799097410-24 First registered on 13 Dec 2011

    Goals / Remit

    SES is one of the world's leading commercial telecoms satellite operators. SES provides services in Europe, North America and the rest of the world. SES owns and operates a global fleet of more than 70 satellites (January 2023) which cover an area that is home to 99% of the world’s population. The company leases transmission capacity on these satellites to public service and commercial TV broadcasters, to enable the distribution of programme content to viewers, either direct-to-home, or via cable networks. SES also sells capacity to corporations and telecoms operators as well as to government agencies and institutional customers. The SES satellite fleet is the world’s leading platform for the broadcasting of audio-visual media. SES is also the world’s leading platform for High Definition TV, carrying more than 2,000 HD channels worldwide. In 2018, the company generated roughly 50% of its total turnover from capacity sales for video transmission. In addition to the capacity busin (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    5G
    6G
    Telecommunications
    Spectrum Policy
    Digital Single Market
    Space Policy
    Security and Defense Policy

    Address

    Head Office
    Chateau de Betzdorf
    Betzdorf L-6815
    LUXEMBOURG
    EU Office
    Chateau de Betzdorf
    Betzdorf L-6815
    LUXEMBOURG

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    7

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    50%3
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    4

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 23 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Cécil AMEIL 19 Jan 2024 17 Jan 2025
    Ms Laetitia ZARKAN 07 Aug 2019 01 Aug 2020
    Ms Christine Leurquin 26 Jul 2019 25 Jul 2020
    Ms Christine Leurquin 18 Jul 2018 18 Jul 2019
    Mr Cecil AMEIL 14 Jul 2018 13 Jul 2019
    Mr Cecil AMEIL 31 Aug 2017 14 Jul 2018
    Amélie Werbrouck 27 Oct 2016 26 Oct 2017
    Ms Christine Leurquin 27 Oct 2016 26 Oct 2017
    Mr Cecil AMEIL 21 Jun 2016 18 Jun 2017
    Mr Cécil AMEIL 24 Jun 2015 22 Jun 2016
    Mr Cécil AMEIL 20 Nov 2013 19 Nov 2014
    Mrs Christine Lucienne LEURQUIN 27 Mar 2013 26 Jun 2013
    Mr Cécil AMEIL 25 Jan 2013 01 Dec 2013
    Mr Gerald Eugene Oberst JR 01 Feb 2013 01 Dec 2013
    Mr Nima AZARMGIN 15 Jan 2013 20 Nov 2013
    Mr Gerald Eugene Oberst JR 10 Nov 2012 14 Dec 2012
    Mr Cécil AMEIL 16 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Mr Nima AZARMGIN 24 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Mrs Christine Lucienne LEURQUIN 01 Feb 2012 08 Feb 2013

    Complementary Information

    Legal, commercial and engineering teams + Brussels' office

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    6G-IA (Smart Networks and Services)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Advances interests of their clients

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    1,000,000€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Clients for closed financial year

    Clients list
    NameProposalAmount
    SES Proposed Regulation on European Satellite Secure Constellation 1,000,000€ - 0€

    Clients for current financial year

    Clients list
    Name
    SES

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Commission expert group on Policies & Programmes relevant to EU Space, Defence and Aeronautics Industry (SDA)#E03775#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3775 #Member #C#Industry#SDA - Subgroup on Defence#SDA - Subgroup on Policies & Programmes relevant to EU Space Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Sky and space#Sky & Space
    SDA Experts Group
    EP Kangaroo Group

    Communication activities

    None

    Other activities

    Advocacy for Satellite communications at EU level (mostly with EU institutions and national governments)

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    26 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 28 Feb 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Space Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Valere Moutarlier (Cabinet member)
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 07 Dec 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject EU sanctions on RT channels
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Attending
      • Marie Frenay (Cabinet member)
      • Alvaro De Elera (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Jul 2020 Location Luxembourg
      Subject Presentation of the SES activities.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Attending
      • Antoine Kasel (Cabinet member)
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
    • Date 06 Jul 2020 Location Luxembourg
      Subject Presentation of the SES activities.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 09 Mar 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Courtesy call to discuss satellite navigation and GovSatCom.
      DG Defence Industry and Space
      Attending
      • Timo Pesonen (Director-General)
    • Date 17 Jul 2019 Location Strasbourg
      Subject Satellite connectivity in Africa
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Attending
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
    • Date 27 Nov 2018 Location brussels
      Subject presentation of services and exchange of views
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Christos Stylianides
      Portfolio Humanitarian Aid &amp; Crisis Management
      Attending
      • Zacharias Giakoumis (Cabinet member)
      • Christos Stylianides (Commissioner)
    • Date 30 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Lunch meeting with VP Christine Leurquin, VP, Institutional Relations and Communications
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
    • Date 23 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject European Space Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Antoine Kasel (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Jan 2018 Location Bxl
      Subject 5G and Satellite
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Satellites in connectivity and 5G, D4D
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Hanna Hinrikus (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Space Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital 4 Development
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Hanna Hinrikus (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Nov 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Pauline Rouch (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Nov 2016 Location Rome
      Subject 5G - Big Data in Luxembourg - Spectrum
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 09 Nov 2016 Location Rome
      Subject 5G - Big Data in Luxembourg - Spectrum
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 12 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Trade agreement with Mexico
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Attending
      • Miguel Ceballos Baron (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject follow up satellite issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject digitalisation of transport and maritime transport
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Friedrich-Nikolaus von Peter (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Space Strategy for Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Issue of spectrum allocation for Satlellite communications, GOVSATCOME, Future operations of EU Space Programmes (Galileo & Egnos)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject • Dialogue between the COM and the European satellites operators
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Tomasz Husak (Cabinet member)
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
      • Elżbieta Bieńkowska (Commissioner)
    • Date 02 Oct 2015 Location Betzdorf
      Subject EFSI
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 21 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Satellite telecom and connectivity
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Economy and Society
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
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