MHP brings in City figures for new senior advisory board

MHP Communications has created a senior advisory board headed by the chairman of the London Metal Exchange Sir Brian Bender.

Richard Grainger: A member of MHP's new advisory board
Richard Grainger: A member of MHP's new advisory board

The board is made up of figures from the City, policy-making, comms and international affairs, and will provide guidance to MHP’s senior team.

Alongside Bender, formerly permanent secretary at the Department for Business, and MHP CEO Gavin Devine, it includes:

• Sally Costerton, director of Sally Costerton Advisory and PRCA vice-chairwoman, previously CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies EMEA;

• Richard Grainger, chairman of Safestore, and formerly chairman and CEO of Close Brothers Corporate Finance;

• Sir John Grant, executive vice-president of policy and corporate affairs at BG Group, and formerly a UK diplomat.

Devine said: ‘The MHP advisory board is a key step forward in our company’s development. It will add significant brainpower and experience to our strategic decision-making, as well as bringing yet further capability to the firm’s consulting and client service offering.'

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