Alex Blake-Milton

Alex Blake-Milton

Partner, Dubai

Alex joined Brunswick in 2007 and is a founding Partner of the firm's MENA business. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the communications industry, including 18 in the Middle East. He advises a broad range of companies, financial institutions and government entities on corporate reputation, M&A, IPO and crisis management.

Prior to joining Brunswick, he held senior management positions with Standard Chartered where he managed regional communications for Europe/US and then Middle East South Asia. He developed Standard Chartered's Government Relations and Reputational Risk programmes as well as supporting significant acquisitions in Asia and the Middle East.

Alex has 16 years' experience in the energy industry with Occidental Petroleum, where he managed the company’s response to the Piper Alpha disaster. He went on to be UK Head of External Relations and Marketing for Elf Aquitaine. Alex has an MSc in Public Relations from Stirling University, and an IMC from INSEAD.