Expertise

 

ChrisMcShane, Director
Chris McShane has a wealth of experience advising corporates, non-profits and governments on the development of robust media and communications strategies and capabilities. He was communications adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair in Downing Street for seven years and has supported clients in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. He has developed successful campaigns for some of the world's most high profile organisations and companies.
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Tanya Joseph, London
Tanya Joseph is an experience communications professional who previously worked in the UK government with the Lord Chancellor and later Prime Minister Tony Blair for four years in Downing Street. She was managing director of a London-based PR and public affairs company and has most recently worked with a UK public body and with the President of Liberia helping to build the government's communications capacity.

 

Victoria Selby-Jerrold, London
Victoria Selby-Jerrold is a highly successful communications manager with over 8 years experience at the heart of the UK Government and industry. At the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, she planned proactive media strategies for the Foreign Secretary and other Government Ministers on the handling of complex and sensitive issues. She has exceptional media relations skills delivering coverage at local, regional, national and international levels.  
Ross Cathcart, London
Ross Cathcart is an experienced and award-winning strategic leader, he oversees London’s corporate practice. In preceding roles at Ogilvy, Weber Shandwick and Edelman, he headed up Shell’s global PR agency network plus handled major international programmes for ExxonMobil and Siemens.
Primoz Manfreda, Paris
Primoz Manfreda is a political risk analyst with a wealth of experience covering markets in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. He develops forecasts on political stability and business environment for a leading US-based political risk provider, and has previously worked for a UK think-tank conducting research on Afghanistan and the UAE. He is the editor and writer for the Middle East Issues website at About.com. Primoz speaks English Arabic and Russian.
Camilla Greene, Doha
Camilla Greene has a wealth of experience working in Europe and the Middle East. She specialises developing research based strategies for clients in business, politics and campaigning organisations. Before joining Hillingdon Cresswell she worked for a range of publications and production companies, including Sky, the BBC and The Economist. Camilla speaks Arabic.
Khaled Elahmad, Amman
Khaled Elahmad is passionate about social media and has an ability to translate concepts into strong social media campaigns which connect with online communities. Most recently he was Digital Director for the Jordanian Government, where he managed social media for the Prime Minister and the Government as a whole. Khaled recently entered the top 40 Tweeters for the Middle East.
Maisie Greenwood, London
Maisie Greenwood is a multilingual communication specialist with a wide range of experience in interpreting, translation, project coordination and event liaison. Maisie has worked in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with clients including UNESCO, London 2012 and UNON as well as NGOs and government. She is fluent in French, Arabic and Spanish.
Sebastian Kraus, Berlin
Sebastian Kraus has worked on devising social media solutions for a number of clients from newspapers to corporates and political organisations. Before working with Hillingdon Cresswell Sebastian worked with the European Council for Foreign Relations in Paris and the Open Society Institute in Brussels.
Sush Amar, London
Sush is an accomplished writer of speeches, newspaper articles and online media. She was an adviser to British Cabinet Minister, Hilary Benn between 2009 and 2010 and Dame Suzi Leather between 2006 and 2009. Most recently, she has worked on projects with Lloyds of London and Virgin Atlantic. 

 

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