Past 17 years with independent consultancies and int'l PR networks, advising clients incl. Dell, Toyota, DHL, Nissan, KFC, Accenture, Western Union, Gazprom, Telefonica, Transport for London. Currently, Director, Global Corporate Practice, Ketchum, specializing in corporate comms, stakeholder engagement, issues & crisis mgmt and public affairs; originator, Ketchum Leadership Communication Monitor global study. Former: Board Member and Public Affairs Cttee Chair, Public Relations Consultants Assoc.; acted as industry witness for UK Parliamentary inquiry into lobbying. Founding Director, UK Public Affairs Council. Has lectured on stakeholder management, Imperial College, London.