Former Scottish Equitable PR chief Scott White opens Edinburgh office for Broadgate Mainland

Financial comms agency Broadgate Mainland has opened a Scottish office and brought in ex-Scottish Equitable and Standard Life PR chief Scott White to run it.

Roland Cross: Broadgate Mainland targeting Scottish opportunities
Roland Cross: Broadgate Mainland targeting Scottish opportunities
White joins the agency from Black to White PR, which he founded in 2009. White’s existing clients, including wealth management firm Fiscal Engineers and the Irish Fund Investment Association, will continue with Broadgate Mainland.
 
White has almost 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry including spells heading up the external comms functions at Aegon UK and Standard Life.
 
White will take up his position with immediate effect and will operate from an Edinburgh base. White also has the remit to recruit a team for Broadgate Mainland in Scotland as and when the opportunities present.
 
Roland Cross, director, Broadgate Mainland, commented: ‘The company has long-held a belief that the Scottish market offers attractive new business opportunities and we feel that now is the right time to exploit that potential. We have a long association with Scottish companies and in Scott White we now have an individual with the experience and expertise to help us grow our presence and build on our strong client base.’
 
White added: ‘I have known Roland Cross and the team at Broadgate Mainland for many years and have always had a huge deal of respect for their track record in enhancing the reputation of their clients. I'd like to thank those companies that have supported me at Black to White and look forward to continuing these relationships at Broadgate Mainland.’
 
Broadgate Mainland’s chairman is Michael Walker, who is also chairman of Walkers Shortbread Limited, Longbow Growth and Income VCT and Scottish Friendly Assurance Society Limited.
 

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