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Kevin Read

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin, a highly experienced communications industry leader, has worked in senior consultancy roles for more than 20 years.

He specialises in linking communications strategies with business objectives and working with C-suite teams to tackle complex brand and organisational challenges.

He focuses on devising powerful narratives and curates thought-leadership programmes. He’s worked with global brand leaders, major challengers, new market entrants, governments and NGOs across many sectors including professional and financial services, tech, FMCG, utilities, and with trade associations.

As CEO of Pembroke and Rye he champions analytical and creative approaches to campaign evolution and delivery. He’s a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the RSA, and a visiting fellow at The University of Greenwich’s Business School.

In 2019 he completed an MA in Digital Media at the University of Sussex. He is finalising a major new book, The Business of Pitching, for Routledge.

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