Kelham joins from heading up Red Door’s NHS Consulting Business Unit.
In this role she worked across international and UK business, for clients including GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca and BayerSchering-Pharma.
‘To be successful, it is vital that healthcare policy is an integrated part of comms activities,’ said Kelham.
Before working at Red Door, Kelham held roles at Manning Selvage & Lee and in-house at Chiron
Biopharmaceuticals, as NHS access manager. In her new role Kelham will report to healthcare MD Jacinta Collins.
Her appointment takes the headcount in Cohn & Wolfe healthcare’s senior management team to 15, including directors Jeremy Clark, Jo Spadaccino and Annabel Fiddian-Green.