The professional and business advisory industry is in a state of flux: greater scrutiny and regulation, increased competition, digitalisation, and geopolitics affect the way that firms operate.

SEC Newgate has extensive experience in advising professional services consultancies, from boutique firms to global networks and partnerships. Working with recruiters, lawyers, management consultants and accountants, our highly experienced team works in partnership with organisations to build and amplify their narrative and create brand differentiation in a crowded and competitive landscape.

  • We deliver insights led, strategic communications programmes to address the unique challenges facing those in the sector, whilst ensuring we target the stakeholders that matter most.
  • Our team of specialist consultants develop media strategies, thought leadership campaigns, policy engagement programmes, issues monitoring and media training to ensure that your message cuts through and positions your business in the right places and in the right way. 
  • We harness the rich data and insights on issues from the global job market, to changing legal frameworks and wider economic trends to illustrate our clients’ expertise.   
  • We have a truly global team with proven experience of working together over many years and a sector strength that is replicated in our offices around the world, delivering seamless results across jurisdictions.
  • We help in special and sensitive situations, be it within professional services firms themselves or their work on company transactions, developing the thoughtful communications required to address internal stakeholders and external audiences that stand up to scrutiny.  

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Key Contacts

Alistair Kellie

Co-Head, Communications

> Alistair helps position, promote and protect corporate reputations, both in the UK and internationally.

Jessica Hodson Walker

Associate Director, Communications

Anthony Hughes

Associate Director, Communications

Charlotte Coulson

Account Director

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