Committee

Simon Thompson
Simon Thompson
Chairman

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: +44 (0) 20 7920 8515
Email: simon.thompson@icaew.com


Annette Spencer
Annette Spencer
Deputy 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: +44 (0) 20 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: +44 (0) 20 7610 4110
Email: ccecil@carolinececil.co.uk
Website: www.carolinececil.co.uk

Matthew Jervois
Matthew Jervois
Treasurer

Director, Head of Financial Services, Kreab Gavin Anderson. Previously Head of Communications, Janus Capital Group, EMEA and AsiaPac and former BBC Economics and Business journalist.

Director
Kreab Gavin Anderson
Scandinavian House
2-6 Cannon Street, EC4M 6XJ London, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7074 1821
Mobile: +44 7717 857 736
Email: MJervois@kreab.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
26 Lower Kings Road
Berkhamsted
HP4 2AE

Tel: 01442 200971
Mobile: 07805 155356
Email: richard@nativethinking.co.uk
Website: www.nativeconsultancy.co.uk

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: +44 (0) 20 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

Hannah Marwood
Hannah Marwood

Hannah is an Associate Director at Open Road, part of the Blue Rubicon Group. She specialises in public affairs and stakeholder communications for the financial services industry, and works with banks, asset managers, and the pensions industry.

6 More London Place,
London,
SE1 2DA

Tel: 020 7367 6032
Mobile: 07876 455 629
Email: hannah.marwood@theopen-road.com

Louise Ray-Hill
Louise Ray-Hill

 

Charlotte Sansom
Charlotte Sansom
Special Projects

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
Website: www.DWF.co.uk


Helen Tarbet
Helen Tarbet
Speaker meetings and events

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

Adviser to the committee:

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

Sarah Hollins
Sarah Hollins

Managing Director of Hollins Communications. Previously at financial PR agencies Weber Shandwick, Valin Pollen, Abchurch Communications 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.

Hollins Communications

Tel: +44 (0) 1969 624199
Mobile: +44 (0) 7764 947137
Email: sarah@hollinscommunications.co.uk
Website: www.hollinscommunications.co.uk

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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Fantastic events for Autumn 2015
8 September - John Foley, Reuters Breakingviews’ EMEA editor; 25 September - Social Media Breakfast " You are the media";
8 October - celebrating 40 years of the Corporate and Financial Group at the House of Lords; 13 October - lunchtime speaker

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