STRATEGIC communications agency, Charlotte Street Partners, has announced the appointment of Iain Gibson as associate partner.
Gibson joins the agency at their Edinburgh base from global strategic communications consultancy, Finsbury, where he spent seven years in the firm’s Middle East and Africa offices, advising government and private sector clients across the region.
Charlotte Street Partners was created in 2014 by founding partners, Malcolm Robertson and Andrew Wilson, as a strategic communications and advisory firm. It offers a range of services to companies, institutions, organisations and charities across the UK.
Gibson’s appointment takes the number of staff to 18.
Malcolm Robertson, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Iain to our talented and motivated team. He joins us at an exciting time and one of considerable growth for the agency.
“We continue to look for further opportunities to challenge the potential of our existing team and to recruit new talent. We hope to have further announcements to make later in the summer.”
Gibson, who, prior to leaving Scotland in 2011, spent six years in the press office at Holyrood for the Scottish Conservatives, said: “I have followed the progress of Charlotte Street Partners closely for a number of years, so I am thrilled to be joining the agency at a time when it is clearly growing from strength to strength.
“As the world becomes more interconnected, clients increasingly require counsel and advice from a global perspective. I’m looking forward to using my experience of working abroad to provide these services for our clients and I’m especially excited to be joining such a strong team of people.”
IAIN GIBSON BIOGRAPHY
Iain joins Charlotte Street Partners from leading global strategic communications consultancy, Finsbury. He spent seven years in the firm’s Middle East and Africa offices, advising government and private sector clients across the region. This involved work on behalf of government ministries, sovereign wealth funds, local and regional investment banks, private equity firms and other companies in sectors such as aerospace, financial technology, insurance and healthcare.
Prior to leaving Scotland in 2011, Iain spent six years in the press office at Holyrood for the Scottish Conservatives.
He is a graduate of St Andrews and Edinburgh universities.
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