New Cognito Faces!
Tim Williamson, Managing Director, Singapore
Tim has 18 years of experience in financial communications and journalism in the U.K. and Asia Pacific region. A former BBC and Bloomberg journalist, he has worked with clients including Reuters, HSBC, the Future Fund, Temasek, Franklin Templeton, BlueBay Asset Management, Bloomberg, St James’ Place and Promontory Financial.
Claire Currie, Account Manager, New York
Claire brings over four years of media relations and social media experience at leading financial communications agencies, including Kreab Gavin Anderson. She has worked with major brands like UBS, MarketAxess, Fisher Investments, Avalon Bay and Windham Capital Management.
Jon Brubaker, Senior Account Manager, New York
Jon brings over six years of experience working with a range of institutional and retail buy- and sell-side firms. He has worked with traditional and alternative asset managers, FinTech clients and banking clients. In his new role, Jon will lead innovative strategic campaigns for a wide range of firms.
Samantha Hannaford, Account Manager, Marketing Services, London
Sam joins Cognito from RSM, a leading global accountancy and advisory network where she worked on key external marketing and PR campaigns and managed all internal communications. Previously, Sam completed her graduate degree before working as a researcher and analyst at a London based management consultancy.
Katie Kinnear, Social Media Manager, London
Hailing from California, Katie worked at Clareville Communications before joining The Social Partners as a member of the strategy and insights team. Here, she honed her skills in social media strategic planning, community management and monitoring and analytics, working across client accounts such as Dairy Crest, Brother, HSBC and Allianz.
Nik Ekholm, Director, London
With extensive asset management communications experience at firms like Goldman Sachs and Schroders, Nik joins Cognito’s London office to lead the development of an asset management practice.