Kate and Sudha have significant experience in reputation management, crisis and issues communications and are significant hires for Bell Pottinger’s growing Global Advisory practice.
Kate, a former lawyer, joins from Project Associates where she was a Director and Head of Corporate and Litigation practice areas, focused on reputation and crisis management. Prior to this she spent over 12 years with international communications consultancy Brunswick, and was a specialist in financial and corporate communications. Kate started her career as a litigator at Allen & Overy.
Sudha joins Bell Pottinger from Ogilvy PR where she was Executive Vice President for Ogilvy PR Delhi. She has vast experience in international reputation management and crisis and issues drawn from her previous roles both in-house and agency, and across geographies including India, the UK and Africa. Sudha will be bringing her international experience to bear as we target further international opportunities.
Stuart Leach, Managing Director of Bell Pottinger’s Global Advisory team said:
“I am delighted that Kate and Sudha have joined our team. They are both highly experienced in their fields and will further strengthen our litigation, crisis and international affairs offering. We have already had a good start to 2017 with significant new business wins and the appointment of Kate and Sudha is testament to the growing influence of the Global Advisory practice.”