SEC Newgate - Dafydd Rees

Dafydd Rees

Meet Dafydd Rees

Dafydd provides senior level counsel to UK and international clients and specialises in reputation management and crisis communications.

Dafydd has thirty years of frontline news management experience at the BBC, Sky and Bloomberg. He has also delivered a strategic digital vision for a variety of UK and global organisations. He is a former Head of Business News at Sky and was Head of Bloomberg TV for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.      

He has first-hand insight into how, in the UK and around the world, business and finance connect with regulators, politicians and the media. He has been directly involved with the coverage and analysis of the biggest corporate and financial crises of the past decade.

Prior to joining SEC Newgate, he worked closely with the former Prime Minister Tony Blair. He is the author of two major evidence-based studies on the policy and regulatory challenges of the UK leaving the EU.

Dafydd specialises in strategic communications, crisis and issues management and leadership development. He works across a range of sectors including capital markets, energy, tech and media. He is Vice-Chairman of the London Welsh Male Voice Choir and has won many awards for outstanding breaking news journalism.   


My proudest moment - watching my wife beat breast cancer.

Dafydd Rees

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