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Gordon Carver

Senior Director, Strategic Communications

Gordon Carver is a Senior Director specialising in Corporate and Leadership Communications. He advises teams across a range of sectors including luxury, retail, technology and financial services.

A former journalist, Gordon uses his experience from more than 15 years in news, multimedia and communications to guide organisations to craft and tell their story. Working closely with both leaders and communication teams, he devises communications programmes that deliver strategic and reputational impact for clients.

Gordon joined Hawthorn in 2019. Prior to this he led the Corporate team at global agency Porter Novelli (Omnicom Group). He has extensive experience in media strategy and issues management, helping organisations from FTSE-100 firms through to scale-ups in navigating the complex media landscape. Some of his past clients have included: British Telecom, eBay, Hewlett Packard, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer, The Economist Group, UHY Group and Pinsent Masons.

Having studied English Literature (BA) and Journalism (MA), Gordon is constantly seeking out the story and motivation behind individuals and organisations.

Outside of the office, he’s a keen cook and busy father of two who can be found traipsing his sons across the parks of London most weekends.

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