Our team is drawn from diverse professional backgrounds. Our consultants are former journalists, fund managers, stockbrokers and lawyers. They have worked in parliament and lectured as academics. Delivering value to our clients depends not only on a thoughtful and creative approach to communications but on the application of experience and judgement.
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In the listed arena he has advised Boards and companies across all manner of communication challenges including complex M&A activity, equity and debt financings, IPOs and reputation management issues.
Jos attended Birmingham University and the University of Aix-Marseille where he graduated with a degree in French studies.
He then continued to work with the financial and corporate business at Pelham Bell Pottinger, before being promoted to Managing Director of the Geopolitical division that focussed on international strategic communications and advised individuals, corporates, ministries, and governments, with a main focus on Africa.
Charles decided to leave Bell Pottinger in 2016 and then joined Tavistock in September 2017.
He subsequently founded investor relations consultancy City Insights which was acquired by Tavistock in 2003. He spent three years working in-house with two FTSE 250 companies as head of IR and corporate communications.
He is a member of the Investor Relations Society and has a degree in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
James was latterly the executive editor of Property Week. He won many awards for his writing including the PPA’s Business Writer of the Year in 2007, one of the top prizes for business magazine journalists. He was later named the International Building Press’s Business/Financial Journalist of the Year and LSL Property’s Property Business Journalist of the Year.
Before joining Tavistock, James was Head of Investor Relations and Communications at a global London listed company. Prior to that, James was an Investor Relations executive for a large Investor Relations agency based in London.
He has a marketing degree and is a member of the Investor Relations Society.
Prior to moving into Investor Relations in 1998, Tony worked as an investment analyst for stockbrokers Carr Kitkat & Aitken and Greig Middleton through the 1990s, covering all consumer and leisure stocks. This followed an early career in academia, working in a Business Faculty of the University of East London. He is an author of a textbook on Economics and has published journal articles on economic matters and, in a specialist area, the methodology and accuracy of investment analysts’ equity forecasting.
Tony has degrees in Economics from the LSE, an MA from the University of Leicester and an MBA in Finance from the City University Business School. He has an accounting qualification and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (FCSI).
He has wide-ranging commercial expertise which is usually deployed behind the scenes in our financial, business development and corporate activities; he counts the successful acquisition of Conduit PR in 2010 among his proudest achievements.
Axel remains a director of City Insights, which he and his colleagues sold to Tavistock in 2003. Prior to that, his career included roles in accountancy, investment banking, financial analysis and strategic planning.
Axel is a graduate of Imperial College London. Outside work, his interests include adrenaline sports and travelling.
Prior to Tavistock, Barney completed an internship in the IR department at a top FTSE 250 oil and gas company. He has an Honours degree in Business Management from the University of Gloucestershire.
Prior to Tavistock Edward worked at a leading corporate public relations firm where he advised financial and professional services clients in the UK, Europe and emerging markets.
Edward graduated with a degree in History from University College, Oxford.
Jeremy’s experience spans both corporate and financial communications working with both public and private sector organisations across the full range of public relations issues including reputation management, flotations, mergers and acquisitions and crises.
Her extensive experience includes a long-standing relationship with Vodafone, which she has advised for over 20 years. Lulu’s clients include KCOM, Torotrak and Stanley Gibbons and Virgin Media prior to its merger with Liberty Global.
After graduating from Exeter University with an Honours degree in Economic and Social Statistics, Lulu began her career with Binder Hamlyn as a trainee accountant before joining WI Carr as a Small Companies analyst.
He has 20 years' experience working closely with key figures in Westminster and Whitehall, including the Treasury and No.10, and has helped major corporate clients with their communications and lobbying campaigns.
He is also an award-winning journalist, with 12 years' experience working for titles including the Financial Times and The Mail on Sunday, and is a qualified investment advisor having obtained a diploma from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.
He joined Tavistock in 2007 and has a particular focus on the technology, media and telecoms sectors. Previously he has worked with at the Ministry Defence as well as other financial PR and IR agencies and PR and IR training companies. Andrew’s clients have included Vodafone Group and Vodafone UK, as well as Park Group, NWF Group, Advanced Medical Solutions, Kromek Group and IBEX Global Solutions. Andrew has a Degree in Physics with Astrophysics from the University of York.
She has extensive experience in IPOs, M&A activity (having advised on plus £1bn of transactions), crisis management as well as financial calendar work.
Emily joined Tavistock in January 2011, prior to this she spent three years at a top five AIM and leading natural resources PR agency based in the City of London. Her clients have included Base Resources Ltd, Cape Lambert, Discovery Metals Ltd, Firestone Diamonds plc, Gemfields plc and Kentz Corporation Ltd.
Emily has also gained the Mining for Bankers Certificate from the Imperial College of London and holds a degree in Geography from Newcastle University.
She holds an Honours degree in Media, Culture and Society from Northumbria University.
Prior to joining the PR industry, he served as an officer in the British Army and worked as an operations manager at BT.
In his free time, he enjoys alpine mountaineering and spending time with his family.
Prior to joining Tavistock, Sophie worked in the in-house recruitment teams of PwC and Gazprom Energy. She holds an honours degree in History from the University of Manchester.
Prior to Tavistock, Annabel completed a number of different internships throughout her academic career with large investment houses as well as at a national newspaper. She holds an Honours degree in Arabic and International Development from the University of Leeds.