The head of Grayling Group's public affairs operation in Scotland
Robbie MacDuff, MD of Edinburgh-based Strategy in Scotland, will leave
early next month.
He is understood to be moving to London to set up a new public affairs
business with Chris Lowe, who left PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was
head of public affairs, at the end of last year.
Grayling has already named MacDuff's replacement as John Macgill. He
joins at the end of this month from publishing firm Parliamentary
Communications, where he was editorial director.
Parliamentary Communications is the publisher of the European Parliament
Magazine and The House.
Macgill was formerly a reporter and producer at Scottish Television and
BBC Scotland and editor of Scottish parliamentary magazine Holyrood.
Macgill will report to Grayling Political Strategy chairman Michael
Nigel Kennedy, Grayling UK CEO, said Macgill is tasked with broadening
Strategy in Scotland's PR function.
MacDuff joined Strategy in Scotland in 1996, when it was set up in
preparation for the formation of the Scottish Parliament.
He was previously MD of the Scottish arm of disgraced lobbying firm Ian