Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart is the president and chief executive officer of Edelman’s Europe and CIS region where he oversees 1,000 professionals in 18 offices and 13 markets. Prior to joining Edelman, Michael was a partner and global director of communications for McKinsey and Company, where he spent 12 years. Before joining McKinsey, Michael spent 15 years as an executive with international institutions concerned with business and society. He has held executive positions in the private and voluntary sectors in Brussels, Geneva, London, New York, Rio de Janeiro and Singapore and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Manufactures, on the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Public Affairs and a member of the Page Society, The Seminar and Chatham House.

The latest Edelman Trust Barometer reveals a trust paradox and the way forward for communicators

People may not have had enough of experts after all.

Contrary to British MP Michael Gove’s oft-quoted assertion, the general population increasingly considers voices...

In a fast-changing, volatile, post-truth environment, the role of corporate communications counsellor has never been more important

There has arguably never been a more complex and confusing time for those of us in communications. Traditional ways and methods for communicating with stakeholders have been upended by unpredictable geopolitical forces and dramatic changes in the...

Edelman’s 2016 Trust Barometer reveals a large trust gap is emerging between the world’s elite and mass populations with potentially far-reaching consequences for Europe’s future.

The Edelman Trust Barometer, now in its 16th year, asks respondents how much they trust the institutions of government, business, nongovernmental organisations and media to do what is right.

The survey shows that trust is rising in the...