Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of the world’s leading public relations firms, has hired corporate strategist Lisa Kilmartin.
Lisa joins as Managing Director, Corporate Affairs + Advisory in London, bolstering a growing team of senior corporate communications experts, led by Tanya Joseph.
Simon Whitehead, CEO of H+K London, commented: “Lisa brings decades of corporate expertise to H+K’s growing bench of senior reputation advisors. As we emerge through the next phase of COVID-19, her steady and trusted counsel will be invaluable to so many of our clients and teams.”
With over 20 years’ experience in reputation management, Lisa has provided counsel to a diverse portfolio of clients including founders and CEOs, government departments and global brands such as Shell, Mars, Vodafone, HSBC and PepsiCo.
Previously a senior leader at Edelman and Freuds, she started her career at the Daily Mail and has experience across a vast range of sectors, earning a reputation as an industry powerhouse.
Lisa commented: “As reputation and business strategy continues to converge, H+K has built a stellar team of advisors from government, industry and media that is delivering impactful integrated communications with real business value. It’s exciting to be joining an agency I’ve always admired and that has such big ambitions for its people and clients.”
Lisa joins a team of corporate affairs specialists, who bring deep expertise across H+K’s industry sector teams, advising clients on how to manage reputation, mitigate risk and grow their businesses. The Corporate Affairs + Advisory team’s services include corporate advisory, public affairs, employee engagement, behavioural science, executive coaching, and D,E+I consultancy, as well as crisis and reputation management.