Simon Whale

Managing Director

Simon Whale is one of the UK’s leading communications experts.  He has over 25 years’ experience and has worked at board level with some of the most high profile businesses and organisations in this country and across the world.  His expertise is in campaign strategy and execution, high stakes reputation issues, politics and public affairs, and corporate profile-building.

Simon has worked with clients in the business world and the public sector, including NHS England, EY, Air Products, Sports Direct, Optical Express, John Lewis Partnership, AbbVie and the British Retail Consortium.

He joined Luther Pendragon in 2000 and led a management buy-out of the business in 2005.  Under his leadership, Luther Pendragon has become one of the most respected and well known independent communications consultancies in the country, with offices in Brussels and the US and a network of trusted affiliates around the world.

Simon is a regular speaker on communications issues both in the UK and overseas, and has appeared as an expert witness in parliamentary inquiries. He has held several non-executive positions in the charitable world, in higher education and a financial mutual.

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