Felix Marquardt founded Marquardt & Marquardt, a strategy consultancy specialized in international relations in 2007. Marquardt & Marquardt advises governments, corporations, organizations and individuals, helping them with international media relations, public affairs and financial intermediation.
Felix is also the founder of the Emerging Times Dinners and of the Atlantic Dinners, two series of events which gather prominent international decision-makers and influencers from all around the world from the spheres of politics, business, media and culture. These dinners are either organized around Heads of State or world-class contemporary icons to discuss the main issues of our time and since their launch have welcomed, among others, Presidents Santos of Colombia, Saakashvili of Georgia and Martinelli of Panama, Bill Gates, Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Christophe de Margerie, CEO of Total, Anwar Ibrahim, former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, head of the Cambodian opposition, Nouriel “Dr. Doom” Roubini, Professor of Economics at NYU, Celso Amorim, then Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs, etc.
Prior to launching Marquardt & Marquardt, Felix was director of communications of the International Herald Tribune, where he orchestrated the NYT Co's communications strategy outside the US, including relations with the world's major international conferences.
In September 2012, he launched the Barrez-vo.us movement with journalist Mouloud Achour and rapper Mokless, aiming to encourage disenfranchised French Youth to look at what the world has to offer beyond France’s borders.
Felix’s columns have appeared in the Huffington Post, Estado de Sao Paulo, Le Figaro, the Financial Times, Le Monde, Libération, LesEchos.fr, Der Standard, Elaph.com and Tabula.ge. He is a regular guest on I-Télé and France 24.