Our team members are drawn from a variety
of backgrounds across both work and life
experience. Our team's experience spans
politics, media, trade bodies, think-tanks and
encompasses more than 25 nationalities.
We pride ourselves on our commitment to
diversity and inclusion as we understand the
unequivocal benefits it provides for our
consultants, our clients and wider stakeholders.
Executive Chairmaniain.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/iain_w_anderson Iain is a founding shareholder and Executive Chairman of H/Advisors Cicero. He has over 30 years' experience as a political adviser, business journalist and CEO and Board level counsel for some of the world’s leading business and not for profit organisations. He focuses on corporate strategy and messaging. His clients have included Barclays, Unum, Blackrock, Royal Mail, General Electric, The Oversight Board, Legal and General, American Express.
Chief Executive Officermark.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Mark is a founding partner and current CEO of H/Advisors Cicero. He has amassed over 25 years’ experience delivering public policy, media, market research, and brand campaigns for some of the world’s leading business organisations. His work increasingly focusses on ESG and sustainability issues. His clients have included Accenture, General Electric, Novartis, Gilead, BlackRock, Barclays, BNP Paribas, HSBC, and AXA. He has also worked for several governments including the UK, Japan, Switzerland, Malta, and Colombia. He has a truly global perspective, having worked with clients in more than 50 countries.
Managing Director - EU Public Affairshelena.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Helena leads H/Advisors Cicero's European team and is a member of the Executive team. She has twenty years’ experience working on Government and EU policy issues – financial services, digital, environmental, energy and trade. Before joining H/Advisors Cicero, Helena was a Political Functionnaire on the European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. She also headed up the EU department at the Irish Industrial Development Agency (IDA Ireland). She began her career in the European Commission.
Managing Director - UK Public Affairsjohn.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal John leads the UK Public Affairs team at H/Advisors Cicero. A strategic communications consultant with 17 years’ experience working in London and Washington D.C., he has advised clients in financial and professional services, technology, global hospitality, defence and mining industries. He is known for his work on complex issues in highly regulated markets. He was named 2023 Public Affairs Professional of the Year in the PR Week UK Corporate, City and Public Affairs Awards. At the time of his award, PR Week said “the respected agency figure has built a formidable reputation, reflected in the value that clients place on his insightful and strategic counsel and proactive, enthusiastic style.”
Chief Creative Officerandrew.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Andrew is Chief Creative Officer at H/Advisors Cicero and is responsible for overseeing our thought leadership and creative campaigns across brand and marketing, media and policy audiences – inclusive of campaign strategy, message development, research, copywriting and digital design. With over 15-years of experience Andrew’s clients have spanned a range of sectors that include financial and professional services, health and pharma, technology, energy and infrastructure. His clients have included Aegon, Legal & General, BCLP Law, Kennedys Law, Baird Global Investment Bank, Accenture, Becton Dickinson, Fresenius Kabi and Microsoft – with his experience spanning the UK, US, LATAM, EMEA and Asia.
Managing Director - Communicationsadam.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Adam Taylor is Managing Director in the communications team at H/Advisors Cicero. With more than a decade’s experience, Adam works closely with clients to help develop and execute communications strategies. This work includes building profiles of new businesses and individuals, launching media and policy campaigns as well as supporting reputational issues.
EU Director - Healthaideen.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Aideen is a communications specialist with experience in corporate, commercial and government communications management. With a B.A in European Studies and M.A in Political Communications, she has over eight years of professional experience in public affairs and communications.
Chief Operating Officerjudith.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Judith is the Chief Operating Office of H/Advisors Cicero with over 15 years’ experience in the agency world. She works closely with the Finance, HR and Business Development teams to ensure the strategic objectives of the company are achieved. Additionally, she oversees the political monitoring and intelligence team and is in charge of the development and maintenance of Cicero Pulse, our proprietary online portal. She developed the service from its UK and EU financial services roots to cover multiple jurisdiction and sectors serving hundreds of clients across the globe during the past fifteen years.
Chief Strategy Officerrobert.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Rob draws upon a decade of public policy, communications, and market research experience to support the consultant teams at H/Advisors Cicero grow and innovate. Rob is responsible for ensuring our teams perform commercially, providing extensive knowledge of strategy and business development to facilitate growth across all of H/Advisors Cicero’s core disciplines – political, media, and brand. This includes day-to-day support on revenue generative activities and long-term relationship building, product development, team up-skilling, incentivisation and corporate strategy.
Finance Directoranusha.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Anusha Mallikarachchi is the Finance Director at H/Advisors Cicero. She joined H/Advisors Cicero in 2011.
Director of Talentparisa.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Parisa is currently Director of Talent at H/Advisors Cicero. Having joined in 2016, she is responsible for providing strategic business partnering HR advice to H/Advisors Cicero's Executive Committee and provides a supportive role to our employees. She is responsible for all aspects of human resource management at H/Advisors Cicero including internal communications, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, benefits and reward, training and development and talent acquisition.
Senior Counseldavid.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Rt Hon Sir David Lidington works as Strategic Counsel within H/Advisors Cicero’s public affairs team.
Senior Counseltara.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal As EU Senior Counsel H/Advisors Health, Tara brings over 25 years of experience supporting global biopharmaceutical and technology firms, in evolving their narratives, managing risk, driving policy change, advising the C-suite, and engaging with international governments.
Senior Counselrhoda.email@example.com https://twitter.com/RhodaMacdonald Rhoda joins H/Advisors Cicero as Special Counsel from WA Communications where she was a Partner from 2021 – 2023. Previously she was Senior Director at Hanover Communications from 2012 – 2020
Ireland Directorsusan.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal A senior Communications Consultant with H/Advisors Cicero, Susan brings 16 years’ experience as a journalist in national media to her role. Susan is an experienced public relations and public affairs practitioner with a unique understanding of Ireland’s media and political landscape and an extensive contact list. Her area of expertise is helping clients develop the most effective strategy for communicating, engaging, and building profile in the media and with all relevant stakeholders. Years behind the microphone has also equipped Susan to deliver valuable media training to her clients. She works with the Irish government, PayPal, Swappie, Kellogg’s and RTE.
Director - UK Public Affairstom.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Tom leads the multi-sector public affairs practice at H/Advisors Cicero, with a focus on energy, tech, transport, and sustainability. Having been at H/Advisors for eight years, Tom has successfully led client accounts including LinkedIn, Uber, Legal and General, and Meat and Livestock Australia. Tom is a founding member of Havas Genus, an integrated global network of sustainability experts.
Head of UK Public Affairselizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Lizzy is Head of UK Public Affairs at H/Advisors where she leads the team to ensure clients are serviced to a high quality and the correct team structures are in place to deliver a market-leading offer. Alongside this role, Lizzy assists several FTSE250 clients across legislative affairs, financial services policy and consumer policy. Her clients have included Barclays UK, American Express, Klarna, Santander UK and AXA UK. As part of the H/Advisors Exchange Programme, Lizzy spent four weeks in Washington D.C. with H/Advisors Abernathy working on U.S. Public Affairs and building relationships across the pond.
Director - UK Public Affairssimon.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Simon is a Director of UK Public Affairs at H/Advisors Cicero. He joined the business in October 2010 and now serves as part of the senior leadership team. Simon has particular specialisms in pensions and retirement, asset management and insurance having worked with the likes of AXA, Fidelity, Just Group, NOW: Pensions and the BT Pension Scheme. Outside of financial services, he has worked with a diverse array of clients which includes DHL, the Health Food Manufacturers’ Association, the APPG for Connected and Automated Vehicles and Royal Mail.
Director - UK Public Affairsalice.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Alice Perry is a Director at H/Advisors Cicero. She works with clients across the agency, providing political counsel and advising on Labour Party engagement strategies. Alice was a member of the Labour Party National Executive Committee for eight years, chairing it in 2021-2022, and she was a member of Labour's National Policy Forum for over ten years, co-chairing the Justice and Home Affairs Policy Commission for more than five. She was involved in drafting three General Election manifestos and has extensive experience of Labour's policy-making process.
Associate Director - UK Public Affairssonia.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Sonia is an Associate Director in H/Advisors Cicero’s UK Public Affairs team. She has widespread sector experience, working with clients across financial services, tech, management consultancy and transport. Sonia also provides political counsel to senior stakeholders, drawing on her 10 years’ experience in politics. She oversees work on cross sector domestic political risk tracking and manages the delivery of political products including political advisor mapping. Her clients have included Accenture, Barclays UK, BlackRock, Funding Circle and the Oversight Board.
Director of European Communicationskuba.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Kuba is Director of European Communications at H/Advisors Cicero and has eight years of experience in communications for established and start-up financial services and tech organisations. Working closely with the Brussels and Dublin offices, Kuba has directed cross-border press teams and campaigns for tech organisations such as the Oversight Board (for Meta), large insurers and leading industry associations including The Investing and Saving Alliance and the Lloyd’s Market Association. Kuba’s strategic advice, written ability and continent-spanning media networks benefit the team and clients across the UK and EU.
Head of Political Communicationschris.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Chris draws up on fifteen years experience as a national news and politics journalist to deliver communications campaigns and strategies to clients whose sectors are experiencing regulatory and political change. He works with major technology companies as they navigate new legislation in London and Brussels regulating online platforms, but also supports smaller tech firms helping them to grow their business and expand into new markets. Since joining H/Advisors Cicero he has provided political briefings and counsel to a range of our clients, speaking after significant fiscal and political events at conferences and advising board-level executives.
Associate Directormairi.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Mairi is an Account Director in the UK Public Affairs team, working primarily with financial services clients. Her current clients include Barclays, BNY Mellon, abrdn, MarketAxess, Lloyd’s of London, Dell and The Oversight Board. She advises clients on political and regulatory developments, specialising in sustainability, international affairs, and the Union.
Associate Directoralen.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Alen is an Associate Director in our Brussels office and leads the EU Tech team. Over the past five years, Alen has been advising a wide range of clients in the tech space, including manufacturers, software providers, online platforms, cybersecurity firms, telecom & tower companies, and cloud providers, amongst others. His previous experience includes positions in foreign policy and national politics as well as think tank and research roles, focusing on technological developments, emerging trends, public policy, and EU politics, amongst others.
Associate Directoralexandros.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Alex is an Account Director within the EU Public Affairs team of H/Advisors Cicero. He joined the company in 2019 and has since advised clients on European political and regulatory risks. His work has also included the development and implementation of European and Member State legislative engagement campaigns. His clients have included Abrdn, Funding Circle, IHG, Index Ventures, Legal & General, MarketAxess, Onfido, PIMFA, Plus500, Rio Tinto, thyssenkrupp Steel and Worldpay (FIS).
Team Manageralex.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Alexandra is the Team Manager of Cicero Pulse, managing the overall deliverables of the team. She joined the business in 2015 having since accumulated over 7 years of experience working in public affairs across a variety of roles. She has extensive experience delivering on complicated briefs/proposals, and consultation responses across challenging jurisdictions for clients. She is also the lead on key accounts in several sectors such as financial regulation, payments, sustainable finance, Fintech, energy and transport. She runs the political monitoring team’s global financial services and bespoke work on various accounts including: the Bank of England, FCA, PSR, UK Finance, SMMT, Bank for International Settlements, European Banking Authority, European Parliament and others.
Account Directorben.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Ben is an Account Director in H/Advisors Cicero’s expanding campaigns team.
Account Directorsarah.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Sarah is an Account Director at H/Advisors Cicero, with a focus on the health sector. She has over half a decade of experience, delivering corporate campaigns, public policy strategy, thought leadership, and market research. Sarah works with clients at both a market level in the UK and at a global level to design and deliver integrated campaigns and advise on engagement strategy and activation. Her clients have included Novartis, Reckitt, BD, Ipsen and Fresenius Kabi.
Account Directoremma.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Emma is an Account Director specialising in healthcare public affairs. She has experience creating and delivering integrated campaigns for pharmaceutical companies, healthcare services businesses and patient charities. Since joining H/Advisors Cicero Emma’s clients have included Reckitt, Ipsen, BD and Novartis. Her time is spent on a combination of UK, EU and global focused projects.
Account Directorsophie.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Sophie works as an Account Director in our Brussels office. She has over seven years of work experience in EU Affairs, working on a range of digital, transport, trade and sustainability topics. Prior to joining Cicero/amo, Sophie advised clients on regulatory questions, reputation and visibility building, and has run pan-European campaigns.
Account Directoralice.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Alice is an Account Director at H/Advisors Cicero. Alice works on a variety of clients across the financial services, technology and insurance sectors, advising clients on a range of issues from media relations to sustainability communication, stakeholder relations and internal communications. Alice has worked on a number of ESG strategies and communication plans, helping clients effectively communicate their environmental, social and governance commitments to their employees, clients and key stakeholders.
Head of Graphic Designmiglena.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Miglena is the Head of Design at Cicero. She heads up the design team leading on creative, working across graphic design, video, and creative/ digital strategy. She has over 7 years of experience in the design industry, working with a wide variety of clients across the UK. Miglena’s wide-ranging interest in media, art, creativity, and storytelling has led her to produce high-profile work in various categories, including Advertising, Branding, Digital Media, Video/Animation, Illustrations, and UX/UI design.
Head of Financial Services Policytom.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Tom is H/Advisors Cicero's Head of Financial Services Policy, sitting in the UK Public Affairs team. Having joined in 2021, Tom leads the Public Affairs team’s work on legislative affairs and financial regulation, advising some of the world’s largest companies on engaging with the legislative and regulatory process in the UK. His clients have included large multinationals Accenture, BlackRock, Barclays, BNY Mellon as well as challenger firms, including payments institution Klarna.
Senior Account Managertom.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Tom joined H/Advisors Cicero in February 2021 after two-decade career in journalism in London and New York. He is dedicated to delivering meaningful and impactful media coverage for clients in financial services and is passionate about making a positive difference in how the media reports on business. His clients include cryptocurrency custodian Copper, the Oversight Board and Propel Finance.
Senior Account Managermatthew.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Matthew is a Senior Account Manager at H/Advisors Cicero and has worked with clients in a variety of sectors – including financial services, international trade, technology, and healthcare. He has government on trade policy in the wake of Brexit run campaigns on healthcare policy during the pandemic. His clients at H/Advisors Cicero have included Laybuy, BT Pension Scheme, Meta’s Oversight Board, Novartis, the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, and Meat & Livestock Australia, among others.
Senior Account Managerdan.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Dan is a Senior Account Manager at H/Advisors Cicero and has been with the company since 2019. Over the years Dan has worked across the banking, asset management, insurance, and pensions space. Now, Dan is part of Cicero’s Energy and Infrastructure practice and leads on the client delivery side. Additionally, Dan has led Cicero’s Labour engagement and analysis work over the years, delivering teach-ins for clients, hosting webinars with members of the Shadow Cabinet, and producing our proprietary Political Advisor Map. Dan is also the lead elections analyst at Cicero, having covered every election result since joining the company.
Senior Account Managerjames.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal James is an Account Manager in the H/Advisors Cicero Public Affairs team, working across a number of energy, infrastructure, transport and technology clients. He supports Cicero’s wider sustainability practice, with a focus on supporting clients navigate the energy policy landscape in the UK through the implementation of national and regional public affairs and communications campaigns. His clients have included Wales and West Utilities, BAM Nuttall, Hewlett-Packard, AXA UK and the InterContinental Hotels Group.
Senior Account Manageredward.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Ed is a Senior Account Manager on the Corporate Communications team at Cicero. He has amassed more than four years of experience delivering targeted communications plans for a range of clients. He works across a variety of sectors, including alternative finance, insurance, and insolvencies. He has a proven track record of engaging with national, regional, and trade journalists, fostering beneficial relationships between clients and publications and driving engagement on stories covering client-specific topics.
Senior Account Managerharriet.firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Harriet is a Senior Account Manager in H/Advisors Cicero’s UK Public Affairs team, working predominantly with financial services clients.
Finance Managerdhilan.email@example.com https://twitter.com/ciceroglobal Dhilan is Finance Manager at H/Advisors Cicero, working in the finance department. He graduated from De Montfort University with a MSc in Accounting and Finance and is currently working towards becoming ACCA qualified.