Brunswick Group, the strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues, today announced that Jess Frost will join as a Partner on March 1, 2021 in the London office, focused on public affairs and crisis.
Jess is a highly experienced corporate affairs practitioner with extensive expertise across public affairs, crisis management and strategic communications. She joins from consultancy Teneo, where she was Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Public Affairs and a member of the London office’s Executive Committee. There, Jess led a range of client accounts and built the UK crisis practice. Prior to this, Jess served in various roles at crisis and public affairs firms in London.
At Brunswick, Jess will play an important role in developing the London office’s growing Public Affairs offer, which works closely with the firm’s political consultants and geopolitical experts around the world. She will help UK and international clients navigate complex regulatory and policy issues, defend and build their relationships with political stakeholders and prepare for, and respond to, crises.
Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Recent political events have reinforced the criticality of public affairs to every single organization. We have an extremely strong Public Affairs team in London, which counsels clients on their most pressing regulatory and policy issues. Jess brings a wealth of experience and will meaningfully strengthen our public affairs and crisis capabilities in the UK and globally. We are delighted that she joins at such an exciting time for our firm.”
On joining Brunswick, Jess Frost said: “As we emerge from the pandemic, governments face stark choices about how to reduce economic support and generate growth. These decisions will have a profound effect on businesses in every sector across the globe. Brunswick is, without question, the world’s leading advisory firm for these critical issues, and I am very excited to join the firm at such an important time for our clients.”
About Jess Frost
Jess Frost is a seasoned corporate affairs professional with extensive experience across public affairs, crisis management and strategic communications. She was a member of Teneo London’s Executive Committee and Co-Head of Teneo’s political consulting practice, with full accountability for revenue, growth and talent.
Previously, Jess was an Associate Director at crisis consultancy firm, Regester Larkin, where she was responsible for all aspects of reputation management and strategic communications. Prior to this, Jess spent four years at public affairs and corporate communications consultancy, Open Road. There, she established and grew both the healthcare and sustainability practices. Jess began her career at Lexington Communications in 2004, where she developed and delivered integrated public affairs and corporate communications programs across a range of sectors.
Jess received a BA in Modern History and Politics from the University Oxford.
About Brunswick Group
Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues. Our purpose is to help the great value-creating organizations of the world play a more successful role in society. We advise on critical issues at the center of business, politics and society, and help our clients – the leaders of large, complex organizations – understand and navigate these interconnected worlds. Brunswick is one firm globally, operating as a single profit center. This allows us to respond seamlessly and effectively to clients’ needs wherever they are in the world.
For more information, visit: www.brunswickgroup.com.
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