Blackstock Consulting has appointed Rhys Jones as a director to expand its corporate, financial and crisis management offering.
He was previously group head of PR at construction and outsourcing firm Interserve. Prior to that, he worked as a journalist at Reuters covering infrastructure, retail and aviation.
Andrew Teacher, founder of Blackstock Consulting, said: “Rhys has been on the front line of the news agenda for more than 15 years and brings with him some hefty experience and first rate sector knowledge.
“Our approach to advising clients is centred around the technical knowledge we have, not just around PR and communications, but around property and investment. Rhys will be play a key role in driving Blackstock onward and upwards and we’re privileged to have him on board.”
Jones added: “I’m thrilled by the opportunity to join an entrepreneurial and exciting young business which has really hit its stride. Blackstock has quickly become very well regarded as being one of the smartest and most dynamic young agencies around.
“I’m hoping that my recent experience and industry knowledge will further support the company’s growth. The ability to take a stake in the business and be part of that journey will, I’m sure, be immense fun.”