Joint managing director: Metrica
Bagnall started his career at the IPR before joining Hollis Directories. He has agency and in-house PR experience having worked for The Rowland Company and The Royal College of General Practitioners. Bagnall joined Metrica in 1996.
Managing director: First&42nd
Before setting up First&42nd, a management consultancy specialising in communications, Canning served for three years as CEO of Burson-Marsteller's London office and before that set up B-M subsidiary, Cohn and Wolfe.
City editor: Evening Standard
Hilton began his journalistic career at the Guardian in 1968. He has since worked for titles including the Times, the Observer and Accountancy Age. He is currently the city editor of the Evening Standard, a role he returned to from MD of the paper.
Director of comms: National Magazine Company
Kenny began her career working for TV-am then spent ten years in government PR. She worked at 10 Downing Street for four years, and set up Tony Blair's Strategic Communications Unit. She worked on its women's media strategy which led her to her current post.
Martin Le Jeune
Associate director: Fishburn Hedges
Le Jeune is head of the consultancy's corporate ethics practice. He joined Fishburn Hedges after ten years in the Cabinet Office, including spells as a ministerial private secretary and on the staff of the Nolan Committee.
Chairman: Bell Pottinger Communications
Bell helped found Saatchi and Saatchi in 1970. He worked for the Conservative Party and bought out The Lowe Group's communications division, now Bell Pottinger Communications. He is a major shareholder in its owner Chime Communications.
Creative director: Head to Head Communication
Head to Head is a communications consultancy specialising in the creation and production of live events, video programmes and multi-media presentations. Carson has also worked in advertising agencies, broadcast television and as a freelance writer.