The CONSILIO Group consists of government relations and government affairs specialists, representing decades of experience in the legislative, technology, program and campaign arenas.

With a roster that includes former senior White House staff, technology professionals and political campaign experts, we are uniquely equipped to assist clients to navigate the intricacies of government in Washington, DC and beyond.

At CONSILIO, we recognize the value that our deep and long-standing relationships have for the success of our clients.

As government changes year after year, we work diligently to create new relationships quickly throughout all branches of government.

CONSILIO has expertise in development of solar energy projects in the Middle East / North Africa region.

EXPERTS

Oliver Meissner

Oliver Meissner

CEO

Oliver specializes in U.S. Government legislative and regulatory support for technology and infrastructure related endeavors. He is a seasoned Capitol Hill expert who began his career as the CEO of high tech defense contractor Onyx Optics. Oliver currently pursues his passion of assisting companies and institutions to achieve their strategic and financial goals. He also performs outreach with international governments in support of large-scale infrastructure projects.

Tracy Roou

Colonel Tracy Roou

US Army Retired

Managing Partner

Tracy Roou oversees client engagements and outreach with international governments. Prior to joining The CONSILIO Group, Tracy spent over 25 years in uniform with a military career focused on defense policy and security cooperation with foreign partners and allies. She has significant regional experience in Europe and Eurasia and led numerous dynamic teams in U.S. embassies abroad and in Washington, DC. Tracy graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, received a Master of Arts degree at University of Wisconsin-Madison in Russia, Caucasus, and Central Asia Studies, and was a National Security Fellow at Stanford University.

James Kunh

James Kuhn

Senior Vice President

With 30 years of professional experience in leadership positions in both the public and private sectors, ranging from Executive Assistant in the Reagan White House, to close working relationships with Congress and Administration officials, Jim engages legislators and agency executives on behalf of corporations, national associations and organizations. He served as Executive Assistant to President Ronald Reagan, and was influential in development and passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Currently Jim is engaged with clients in the areas of public works infrastructure, project management and veterans' issues, and develops policy and business initiatives through government relations, strategic planning and business development.

Oliver Meissner

James Kahrs

Senior Associate

James is a seasoned campaign official with expertise in political and campaign events, and maintains strong relationships with elected officials and candidates. In addition to his Capitol Hill presence, he also brings experience in Asia-related business initiatives for both U.S. and Asia-Pacific entities. James is an expert in bridging the divide between domestic and international businesses and organizations, and elected officials in order to meet Client requirements.

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Will Culbert

Associate Director

Will specializes in policy analysis, government relations, and economics, with a particular focus in analyzing legislation through a legal lens. Before attending law school at Georgetown University Law Center, Will worked in the private sector focusing on data analysis and economic forecasting for a tech startup in Boston. Will’s role at CONSILIO includes legal consulting, legislative analysis, maintaining client relationships, and client outreach. In addition to a J.D. from Georgetown, Will also holds a B.S. in Finance from Ithaca College.