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Our strategic public affairs and press relations consultancy can play a significant role in any communications programme. Our key people have a broad range of skills and experience and are amongst the most respected in the industry. They work primarily as consultants, with whom we undertake projects on an ad hoc basis using the most appropriate mix of media - film, radio, press, conference platforms and many more routes.

High standards of technical expertise, openness and our ability to generate effective and sometimes innovative answers, all combine to create valued partner relationships with our clients. They rely upon us as trusted experts and appreciate our passion for detail. Quick to respond and proactive in our clients' interests, we are globally connected in both the public and private sectors. We have an extensive range of high-level political contacts and across the spectrum of political thought.
Our consultants include:

Gary Hicks

Gary is an immensely experienced corporate communicator. He was previously Head of Public Affairs and Corporate Communications at Atradius, the international credit insurer. After leaving university, Gary cut his teeth in local journalism before moving on to being a lobby correspondent with Central Press. He later moved to the COI, where he was in turn Defence, Diplomatic and Political Editor working closely with successive Prime Ministers. Gary subsequently became a distinguished head of press and communications at the UK’s Export Credits Guarantee Department before joining British Telecom as Public Affairs Manager.

John Williams

John was a newspaper journalist in Fleet Street before joining the BBC. He has been a writer, producer and managing editor of BBC News in London. In addition to extensive experience in the broadcasting industry, he has specialised in technology and has written for many magazines. He has worked in public relations for several Government departments including the Cabinet Office, the Department of Trade and Industry and the Highways Agency. He is media advisor to the Royal Geographical Society and a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers

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