Communicate your corporate story effectively

in english, french and german

Who we are

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  • Aurrera Communications is a multilingual communications consultancy based in France.
  • Our mission: Communicate your corporate story effectively in support of your strategic and commercial objectives.
  • Karen Le Cannu, Aurrera Communications’ founder, is an award-winning British communications professional.
  • With nearly 20 years’ experience in the UK, the US and France, Karen has held senior roles at leading PR agencies and at HSBC. Karen started her career in public policy at the Bank of England.

Who we support

French and German companies internationalising

Advising you on all aspects of communications in English, including fundraising support, content creation and media relations.

International companies operating in or launching in France and Germany

We provide you with strategic advice and communications support to help you raise your profile in France and Germany.

International clients requiring our deep expertise

We work with international clients that require specific expertise, for example supranational institutions that need deep financial services and communications expertise.

Our services

We provide a range of services and offer project management support for communications initiatives involving related expertise, for example website design and video production.  

Strategic Communications

Crisis Communications

Executive Communications

Financial & Investor Communications

Media Relations

Content Creation

Communications Coaching

Awards & Events


We have extensive cross-sector experience.

Consumer goods

Financial services


Natural resources

Real estate





We advise start-ups to large multinationals in France, Germany and internationally.

Current clients include: 

Working with us

We care about your success

We offer extensive communications expertise, high energy and tailored support to deliver results.

We speak your language

We combine sector experience with language skills (English, French and German) to ensure a quick start to our work together.

We are trusted partners

We build strong relationships with our clients acting in their best interest. If we are not the best fit for you we will do our best to help you find a provider that is.

Senior team

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Karen Le Cannu

Karen founded Aurrera Communications because she loves connecting executives and companies with their target audiences.

Karen is British and bilingual (French) and has nearly 20 years’ experience advising and supporting business leaders, international investors and policy makers in the UK, the US and in France.

Karen has won two UK PR awards, the PRCA’s Crisis & Issues Management Award and CorpComms Magazine’s Best City Communications award, for the pan-European campaign she led in support of international investors in the Greek banks.

Karen’s experience includes senior roles at leading communications agencies in London and New York, as well as a senior global role at HSBC where she was Head of External Communications for its investment bank. Karen started her career at the Bank of England advising on policy and operations across high value payments, crisis management and financial markets.

Karen studied European Studies and Modern Languages at the University of Manchester.


Nadja Vetter

Nadja is a senior communications professional with more than 20 years of agency experience specialising in corporate, financial, crisis and marketing communications as well as media relations.

Nadja is German and trilingual (English and French) and has extensive experience in advising start-ups, family-owned business as well as multinational corporations, both listed and private, across a broad range of sectors and geographies.

Nadja’s aim is always to serve clients as a trusted partner and she has a strong record of being viewed as a key adviser throughout client organisations up to, and including, Board level, often managing complex cross-company projects.

Nadja started her career in communications as a consultant with the UN, and completed master’s degrees in International Relations at the University of Geneva and in Public Relations at the Manchester Metropolitan University.

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