Coulson Partners delivers high-impact corporate strategy, reputation management and communications advice to CEOs, founders and leaders.

 

 

With our deep understanding of government, media and business, we bring a unique perspective. And we devise brilliant campaigns that deliver change for our clients and the organisations they lead.

APPROACH

 

We offer undiluted advice from experts who have been poacher, gamekeeper… and game.

 

That background gives us a unique perspective to help you realise your opportunities and solve your problems.

 

Discretion is guaranteed: we never leverage the work we do for our clients.

 

Put simply… we are trusted advisers who have your back.

SERVICES

 

Coulson Partners offers a range of services separately or in combination. No two challenges are the same and the nature of our advice is always tailored and targeted. These services are delivered by the Coulson Partners team, our Advisers and our network of specialist consultants.

 

CREDO

Our core ‘always on’ advisory service delivering counsel, campaigns, crisis support and connections. We provide incisive and frank one-to-one consigliere advice direct from our Founder and Managing Partner. We devise and develop strategic campaigns that create meaningful change. We know the difference between a problem and a crisis. We are people you want in the room when things go wrong.

 

AURUM

An intensive 16-week programme to bring your organisation’s communications up to gold standard. We will methodically audit, analyse and improve all elements of your existing set-up including strategy, narrative, campaign planning and operations.

 

PRAECO

Robust, practical, proven media training designed for your specific needs. PRAECO is shaped by our extensive history as campaigners, advisers and editors. Our approach is real-world not hypothetical.

 

ROSTRA

Our elite digital reputation management service. ROSTRA efficiently improves your online profile, amplifies your voice, drives and protects your strategy and saves you valuable time.

 

PRO BONO

The Coulson Partners team are proud to give time providing strategic advice to a number of UK based charities focused on important issues including youth provision and support for military families.

TEAM

 

The Coulson Partners team have held senior roles with the British Government, News UK, Daily Mail and Mail Digital, The Telegraph Group, Rothschild Family Office and the British Library. We are also able to draw on the powerful and varied experience of our adviser and consultant networks.

Andy Coulson, Coulson Partners

ANDY COULSON

FOUNDER

 

Former Downing Street Director of Communications and a lead strategist in the 2010 General Election.

 

Former Editor of News of the World. Trusted adviser to global CEOs, entrepreneurs and philanthropists.

Jon Steafel, Coulson Partners

JON STEAFEL

MANAGING PARTNER

 

More than 25 years in senior editorial leadership roles, including a decade as Daily Mail Deputy Editor.

 

Strategic adviser to major international businesses and family offices.

Susan Adams, Coulson Partners

SUSAN ADAMS

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

 

Specialist adviser to senior leadership on stakeholder relations and reputation management.

 

Former Head of Strategy and Policy in the Rothschild Family Office.

Louis Rynsard, Coulson Partners

LOUIS RYNSARD

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

 

Background in consultancy and Parliament, formerly advised Labour’s Shadow Defra and Treasury teams.

 

Works with businesses and family offices on corporate and personal communications.

Sam Hogg, Coulson Partners

SAM HOGG

RESEARCH AND DIGITAL MANAGER

 

Deep domain research and analysis skills across multiple platforms, including digital.

 

Experienced in managing online reputations to achieve strategic aims.

Belinda Sharrier, Coulson Partners

BELINDA SHARRIER

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT & OFFICE MANAGER

 

Over 20 years’ experience in the media industry across diary and office management, events and campaigns.

ADVISERS

Murdoch MacLennan, Coulson Partners Advisers

MURDOCH MACLENNAN

 

One of Britain’s most experienced media executives. Chairman of the PA Media Group, Independent News & Media and also of the Scottish Professional Football League. From 2004 until 2017 Murdoch was CEO of the Telegraph Media Group, after which he served as Deputy Chairman and then as a Non-Executive Director.

Professor Eliot Forster, Coulson Partners Advisers

Prof ELIOT FORSTER

 

More than 25 years’ experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors. CEO of clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, F-star Biotechnology Ltd and Chairman of Avacta plc. Appointed Executive Chairman of MedCity by the Mayor of London in 2014.

Tanya Hughes, Coulson Partners Advisers

TANYA HUGHES

 

A corporate and global communication strategist with 25 years’ experience at some of the world’s leading agencies. Currently studying a Masters in Science Communication and advising the leadership team at Imperial College London.

David Farquharson, Coulson Partners Advisers

DAVID FARQUHARSON

 

Co-Founder of Ignition Law and a recognised expert in advising entrepreneurs and their businesses including some of the world’s ground-breaking digital and technology enterprises. Formerly Partner at Swan Turton LLP and a regular speaker at London Business School.

CONTACT

 

If you or your business would benefit from our independent perspective and you’d like to talk things through on a strictly confidential basis, please contact us on info@coulsonpartners.com or call +44 (0)20 7874 1893.

CAREERS

 

Coulson Partners is growing. If you’re interested in joining the team, please email your CV to talent@coulsonpartners.com.