Committee

Annette Spencer
Annette Spencer
Chairman

Director of Communications for the Investment Management Association (IMA). Previous roles include Global Head of Media Relations at Salans LLP (now Dentons), UK Head of Communications at RSA and Head of Public Relations at First Direct.

Director of Communications
Investment Management Association
65 Kingsway
London
WC2B 6TD

Tel: 020 7831 0898
Mobile: 07739 774873
Email: annette.spencer@investmentuk.org
Web: www.investmentuk.org

Caroline Cecil
Caroline Cecil
Deputy Chairman

Director of corporate and financial communications consultancy, Caroline Cecil Associates, founded in 1991. Vice chairman of the Reform Club Media Group. Previously director of Valin Pollen and public relations manager of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Caroline Cecil Associates
30 Poplar Grove
London W6 7RE

Tel: 020 7610 4110
Email: ccecil@carolinececil.co.uk
Website: www.carolinececil.co.uk

Simon Thompson
Simon Thompson
Treasurer

Simon Thompson has over twenty years experience in corporate and reputation management, both in agencies working for clients such as Microsoft, and in-house.

ICAEW
One Moorgate Place
London
EC2R 6EA

Tel: 020 7920 8515
Email: simon.thompson@icaew.com


Richard Edwards
Richard Edwards
Digital Media

Director of Native Consultancy, an agency which works with professional service firms, consultancies and business-to-business organisations. Richard has 15 years in business and financial communications.

Native Consultancy
271 High Street
Berkhamsted
HP4 1AA

Telephone - 01442 875129
Mobile - 07805 155356
Email - richard@nativethinking.co.uk
Website - www.nativeconsultancy.co.uk

Anne Gilding
Anne Gilding
Visits

Head of Brand Communications at Impax Asset Management. Anne has more than 20 years' experience in communications for financial services companies. Previously a consultant at F&C Asset Management and Head of Communications at GAM and Vernalis plc. Anne has also worked for UBS, Salomon Brothers and Valin Pollen.

Impax Asset Management

Tel: +44 20 77434 1122
Mobile: +44 7733 260935
Email: a.gilding@impaxam.com

Adviser to the committee:

Sarah Hollins
Sarah Hollins

Managing Director of Abchurch Communications. Previously at financial PR agencies Weber Shandwick, Valin Pollen and Alex McCallum & Associates in New York. Four years as Head of Corporate Communications at Capital & Regional plc. Member of the London Stock Exchange Regional Advisory Group.

Abchurch Communications
West One
Wellington Street
Leeds
LS1 1BA

Tel: 0113 203 1341
Fax: 0870 762 7015
Mobile: 07764 947137
Email: sarah.hollins@abchurch-group.com
Website: www.abchurch-group.com

Katie Hunt
Katie Hunt
Speaker Meetings
and Events

A Director at MHP Communications, a top ten consultancy founded in 2010 through the merger of Mandate, Hogarth and Penrose, she has 15 years experience in financial and corporate communications. Prior to joining MHP, Katie was a Director at Smithfield and she formerly worked for Weber Shandwick Square Mile and Ludgate Communications.

MHP
60 Great Portland Street
London
W1W 7RT

Tel: 020 3128 8794
Switchboard: 020 3128 8100
Mobile: 07884 494112
Email: katie.hunt@mhpc.com

Kay Larsen
Kay Larsen
Speaker Meetings
and Events

A senior member of College Hill's TMT team and a former journalist, she has 18 years' experience in financial communications. Kay worked for more than 10 years as a financial journalist. Prior to joining College Hill, Kay worked for City PR consultancies Powerscourt and Penrose Financial.

Senior Executive
College Hill
The Registry
Royal Mint Court
London
EC3N 4QN

Direct line: +44 (0)20 7457 2052
Mobile: +44 (0)7854 368227
Email: Kay.Larsen@collegehill.com

Jill Pearcy
Jill Pearcy
Best Practice Guides

Jill Pearcy is Head of Communications for HS2 Ltd and has a background in issues management and business to business communications. She is the former Head of Media Relations for NATS, the UK’s air traffic controller, and has also led communications at Unisys and SWIFT.

Jill Pearcy, Head of Communications
HS2 Ltd
2nd Floor, Eland House, Bressenden Place, London,
SW1E 5DU,
ENGLAND

TEL: +44 (0)20 7944 0623
Mobile: +44 7900 468335
Email: Jill.Pearcy@hs2.org.uk
www.hs2.org.uk

Louise Phillips
Louise Phillips
Visits

As Head of Media at Insight Public Affairs, Louise has worked with clients including RBS, Sony, Coca-Cola, VEVO, Time Inc and the Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation, advising on media relations, crisis comms and corporate reputation. A former senior press officer for the Liberal Democrats, Louise led the party's broadcast team in the 2010 General Election.

52 Grosvenor Gardens,
London,
SW1W 0AU

Direct Line: 020 7054 9966
Email: louise.phillips@insightpa.com
Twitter: @louisekphillips
Website: www.insightpa.com


Rupert Pittman
Rupert Pittman
Financial Regulation

Director Of Communications And Investor Relations at Chemring Group, previously Managing Director of Corporate and Financial Communications Consultancy Cardew Group, founded in 1991. He has advised clients, both public and private companies, across the spectrum of communication including M&A, flotations and crisis management. Prior to this he was an Officer in the British Army.

Rupert Pittman, Director Of Communications And Investor Relations
Chemring Group PLC
Chemring House, 50 Pall Mall, London,
SW1Y 5JH,
ENGLAND

TEL: +44 (0)207 484 2370
FAX: +44 (0)207 484 2399
Email: rupertp@chemring.co.uk
www.chemring.co.uk

Charlotte Sansom
Charlotte Sansom
Membership

Head of PR at top 20 law firm DWF, with over 12 years' experience advising senior management about strategic communications issues. Award-winning and with a strong track record in managing corporate reputation.

Head of PR
for DWF
Email: charlotte.sansom@DWF.co.uk
www.DWF.co.uk


Joanne Shears
Joanne Shears
Tomorrow's Talent

Director at Abchurch Communications, an award winning corporate and financial communications consultancy, which she joined in 2006. Joanne graduated with a first class honours degree in English from the University of Durham, and her previous experience within the media and PR industries includes Saatchi & Saatchi and The Communications Group.

Director
Abchurch Communications
125 Old Broad Street
London
EC2N 1AR

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7398 7709 (d)
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7398 7700 (s)
Email: joanne.shears@abchurch-group.com
Web: www.abchurch-group.com
Helen Tarbet
Helen Tarbet

Helen is a Partner at Instinctif Partners, specialising in the construction, housebuilding, transport and support services sectors. Prior to this, Helen led PR in-house within the recruitment sector and also worked for Bell Pottinger Corporate & Financial.

Partner
Instinctif Partners
65 Gresham Street
EC2V 7NQ

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7457 2025
Tel: +44 (0) 7825 609737
Email: helen.tarbet@instinctif.com

For further information on the Group please contact:

Sue Owen
Sue Owen
Administrator

Administrator for the Corporate and Financial Group since 1999. In addition she also administers a senior executive group and is Chair of Governors for a large Primary school and Children's Centre and on the steering group for the Woking Schools Confederation.

2 Greenways
Pembroke Road
Woking, Surrey
GU22 7DY

Tel: 01483 771932
Fax: 01483 771932
Email: sueowen@corporate-financial.com

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