Bell Pottinger promotes five to partnership in second annual promotion round

Bell Pottinger has promoted five associate partners to the position of partner, including two each in London and the Middle East and one in Hong Kong.

Elly Williamson: Promoted to partner in London
Elly Williamson: Promoted to partner in London

Following its second annual partner selection process, Charlie Hampton and Elly Williamson have been made partners in London, Nick Farmer and Nicola Hooper in the Middle East and Crystal Chan in Hong Kong.

Hampton specialises in the travel, transport and property sectors and has more than 15 years’ experience in comms. Williamson focuses on financial and corporate comms, including financial reporting, M&A and IPO work.

Farmer has worked with government entities and leading corporations in the Gulf and has spent the past year focusing on projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as the UAE.

Hooper is chair of the Middle East Investor Relations Society’s Private Companies Committee, helping and advising companies to list on Middle Eastern Markets.

Meanwhile Chan is responsible for Bell Pottinger's financial and corporate comms in Greater China.

James Henderson, Bell Pottinger Group CEO, said: "These well-deserved promotions to partner reflect the growing internationalisation of our business, with three of the five working in our overseas offices. Working across all our areas of expertise, they epitomise the integrated approach we bring to our client work."

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