You hold both British and Canadian citizenships – how did you end up with dual citizenship? It is even more complicated than that – I was born and raised in Canada, before moving to Hong Kong, where I received an identity card for permanent...
Why did I leave the consultancy world for a corporate position? Frankly, it was an offer that I could not refuse. If you are asked to build the global public affairs capability for a multinational that operates in more than 100 countries, working...
There’s an old story about two shoe salesmen whose company sends them to a remote village in Africa. Upon arrival, one sends home a message saying, “No one here wears shoes; will return shortly.” The other salesman sends this...
As the first decade of this millennium draws to a close, surely now is as good time as any to survey the present state of corporate communication as a career path. Executive search firms can act as a barometer of not only the skills and...
More than the traditional 100 days have passed since you started as executive vice president of external communications at Royal Dutch Shell. How does it feel to work for a company with around 100,000 employees, in comparison to a company such as...