Rhoda Severino joins the Cicero Group in Singapore at a time when the demand for corporate communication is growing rapidly particularly in the financial sector. She comes from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy where she supported the media and research activities of the dean, Kishore Mahbubani. Before moving to Singapore Severino worked in a communications role for the Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations, and for the Asia America Initiative.
She will assist Andrew Naylor who, as executive director, currently heads the corporate PR practice in Asia. The Cicero Group is seeking to cement its rapid growth in the region. It is an integrated communications agency specialising in corporate PR, government relations, digital communications and market research.