The Whitehouse Consultancy has appointed Helen Munro as its new managing director. She will be joining the agency on 1 October and taking over fully from the current MD on 1 January.
According to Chris Whitehouse, Chairman of The Whitehouse Consultancy:
“We’ve been expanding as an agency, with a number of important client wins this year. Helen brings an excellent and extensive track record of nurturing relationships with clients. And because she was one of our earliest employees, she understands our distinct and friendly ethos. We couldn’t have hoped for a better match to run the business as its grows.”
“We are preparing for further substantial growth and are determined to drive forward as the leading independent agency in the public affairs world.”
Helen Munro said:
“I’m delighted to be returning to what is a brilliant and committed team after eight years away.”
The appointment follows the decision of current MD, Emma Carr, to move with her family to Australia.
About Helen Munro
Munro was Director of The Whitehouse Consultancy from 2000 to 2006. She has been Director of Public and Parliamentary Affairs at Advocate and Associate Director at Munro & Forster. Her clients have been in the policy areas of health, education, environment and energy. Most recently she has worked as a freelance consultant and has built a client base of companies and organisations seeking to make a positive contribution to the public policy debate.
Current clients include a renewable energy investor and developer, a 190-strong alliance campaign seeking to address fuel poverty, a reusable consumer product, an education leadership organisation, a technology in education project, and a cancer charity. She advises each on their communications, providing insights, planning and strategy for political engagement.
She is also a Trustee of the Field Studies Council, an educational charity that seeks to bring environmental experience and understanding to all.