Newgate Communications has appointed Louise Nicolson as a partner in its corporate team.
Nicolson, who has started the role, has become a senior strategic adviser to a number of clients in the extractive industries, technology and private equity arenas.
In addition, she has secured a new client in the form of clinical-stage biotechnology company NovaBiotics, on a long-term project basis.
Nicolson will be responsible for developing Newgate’s capabilities in employee engagement and internal communications. She reports to senior partner and vice chair Deborah Saw.
Gavin Devine, chief executive at Newgate, said: “Bringing Louise into our senior team is a tremendously exciting development. Not only does she augment our capabilities in respect of employee engagement and internal comms, she is a seasoned strategic advisor to a whole range of clients. She is already making a big impact and I am certain she will play a major role in our on-going fast-paced development as a business.”
Nicolson added: “There is a palpable buzz in the Newgate team as we work hard to deliver brilliant counsel to clients and build something special. I am thrilled to join Newgate at such a critical time in the firm’s development.”