Alan OgdenHonorary Chairman of the Board
Alan joined St. James's Corporate Communications as Development Director in 1982 and then became Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Financial Public Relations at Charles Barker City, one of London's oldest financial PR companies.
In 1988, he moved to Hill & Knowlton, at that time the world's largest international PR company, as a Managing Director of their UK office and European Practice Head of Financial PR. Working extensively on international PR projects, he became Deputy Chairman with specific responsibility for business in Central and Eastern Europe.
In 1997, UBS appointed him Head of Corporate Communications at their investment bank in London until the merger with Swiss Bank Corp when he left to establish Alan Ogden & Company Ltd.
A founder member of Pro Patrimonio [the Romanian National Trust], and author of several travelogues about Eastern Europe and histories of S.O.E., Alan is a senior international adviser to Hill & Knowlton Strategies'.