May 26, 2023, SINGAPORE: Leading global strategic communications advisory firm FGS Global today announces that Iain Twine has joined the firm as Partner in Singapore.
Iain will lead the Singapore office and will have responsibility for accelerating the growth of FGS Global’s business in Southeast Asia, meeting increasing demand from clients for cross-border capabilities, and capitalising on inward investment into the region from the Middle East, China and Europe.
Faeth Birch, CEO of UK, Middle East and Asia, said: “We are delighted to have Iain join the FGS team as we continue to grow and expand our offering in Southeast Asia. Iain brings extensive expertise advising companies, governments, individuals on cross-border issues, and he is a great addition to the team.”
Iain said: “Strategic communications advice is a must have in today’s volatile environment. I have been hugely impressed by the depth and breadth of strategic advisors operating within FGS and I am pleased to join them to deliver the next phase of development for the business.”
Iain has worked across Southeast Asia and APAC for the past decade and spent 14 years at Edelman. He was Vice Chairman of APACMEA, ran Edelman’s Southeast Asia and Australia businesses, and set up three award-winning offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Saudi Arabia. Iain began his career in economic development and political advocacy, working in Brisbane, Canberra, London and Brussels.
About FGS Global
FGS Global is a leading global strategic communications consultancy, with 1,300 experts around the world, advising clients in navigating complex situations and reputational challenges. FGS Global was formed from the combination of Finsbury, The Glover Park Group, Hering Schuppener and Sard Verbinnen & Co to offer board-level and c-suite counsel in all aspects of strategic communications — including corporate reputation, crisis management, government affairs and is also the leading force in financial communications worldwide. FGS offers seamless and integrated support with offices in the following locations: Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Beijing, Berlin, Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dubai, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Kingston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Paris, Riyadh, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Washington, D.C., West Palm Beach, and Zurich. The headquarters is based in New York.