About Innovation Insights
A boutique consulting firm specialized in strategic communications and government affairs, Innovation Insights works to inform and shape public policy in critical areas like trade and innovation policy. We enable our industry groups, UN agencies, NGOs and multinationals to enact change.
We focus on public policy. Our expertise centers on supporting well-crafted, evidence-based, forward-thinking policies that have a positive impact on societies over the long term. We are privileged to participate, with our clients, in policymaking processes.
Based in Geneva, Innovation Insights was founded in 2010 by Jennifer Brant.
What We Do
Innovation Insights delivers high-quality analysis and strategic advice, together with research, reports, and other communications that can be used to inform policymaking. Our practice focuses on trade, innovation and intellectual property, healthcare, and economic development. We deliver law firm-quality work with more agility and efficiency.
We love running advocacy campaigns, and we often create unique partnerships to achieve goals. We also offer complementary services such as media and communications design to support our policy advisory services.
We are committed to integrity, intellectual honesty, creativity, and nuance in all our work. We consistently integrate a gender lens and inclusivity into our projects.
Who We Work With
Since 2010, we have worked with over 50 inspiring and impactful organizations. We do not work with organizations with goals that we consider counterproductive to creating healthy, inclusive societies and advancing socio-economic development.
During the past decade we have done projects for:
- Multinational companies and SMEs in healthcare, essential goods, and technology
- The world’s largest Inter-governmental organizations
- Global and regional industry groups
- Non-governmental organizations
This varied network of clients is a major strength of Innovation Insights. It enables our team to track myriad policy discussions – across sectors, forums, and countries – and to constantly access different perspectives and experiences.
Alongside paid work for clients, we are committed to pro bono policy advisory work.
Who We Are
We work within a global network of seasoned communicators and policy advocates, with a presence in Switzerland, Singapore, the UK, Belgium, the United States, and South Africa.
Our geographic reach enables us to have a finger on the pulse of policymaking across regions.
Jennifer Brant, the CEO and Founder of Innovation Insights S.a.r.l., has more than 20 years of experience in global policy research and advocacy. In addition to research, her recent publications include Some recent publications include: “Making Biologics,” “Unprecedented,” “Policy Approaches to Close the IP Gender Gap”, and she is a contributor to the World Economic Forum blogs on WTO tariff discussions as well as to reports by the World Intellectual Property Organization and the International Chamber of Commerce.
She has spearheaded numerous policy campaigns, notably in the areas of trade and intellectual property. Jennifer is skilled at making connections across issue areas, in part thanks to her training in international law, economics, and development at UCLA, Johns Hopkins SAIS, and the Graduate Institute. She is an International Gender Champion and mentor to junior public affairs professionals. A Swiss and US citizen, Jennifer lives with her daughters in Vaud, Switzerland.