Nicholas Ashooh is senior director of corporate and executive communication at APCO Worldwide, where he focuses on providing corporate communication services to C-suite clients. He is also a member of APCO’s International Advisory Council. Nick has more than 37 years of experience in corporate communications, serving as senior communications officer at five Fortune 500 companies across several sectors, including energy and utilities, financial services, insurance, metals and mining, and entertainment. Most recently, he served as vice president of corporate affairs for Alcoa, a global metals and mining giant. There, he was responsible for media relations, community relations, internal communications, marketing communications and corporate reputation. He also oversaw the Alcoa Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations in the United States, and was a member of Alcoa’s Executive Council, which set strategy for the company.