Sector Experience

Social & Public Sector


Management Consulting

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Management Consulting
Polwarth Strategy - Founder
08/2016 - Present
Founded an independent consultancy to support ambitious companies and organisations through the development and implementation of successful strategies.

Recent services provided to clients include:

Development of political and regulatory strategy for an MNC
International benchmarking for investor in an SME
Strategic option generation for public sector agency
Development of growth strategy paper for board-level review

Management Consulting
Ogilvy PR - Director
02/2009 - 06/2016
Director and Head of Public Affairs consulting. I advised clients on the development and execution of strategies that advanced their business objectives through accurately assessing risk, influencing stakeholder perception and driving policy development.

As a member of the management team, I managed the P&L for the Public Affairs practice, identifying and winning business from both a portfolio of established and newly-acquired clients.

Management Consulting
McKinsey & Co - Consultant
10/2006 - 05/2008
Assisted major companies and public sector organizations with improving financial and non-financial management capabilities; due diligence of potential mergers and acquisitions; defining organizational purpose; performance transformation; evaluation of strategic options. Industry focus on healthcare.

Amnesty International - Media Director
12/1999 - 07/2005
Developed and implemented communications strategies in support of organization's concerns in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Managed organization's interaction with journalists worldwide and coached colleagues in interview skills. Deployed to Sierra Leone in June 2000 and Iraq in May 2003 as member of crisis-management teams.

Trippi McMahon & Squier - Assistant
03/1993 - 11/1997
I worked for Joe Trippi, supporting the development and implementation of paid and earned media strategy for political campaigns, including the production of TV and radio advertising.