Former Department of Health PR head Romola Christopherson has
joined Media Strategy, the agency founded by former Conservative Party
communications director Charles Lewington, as an associate director.
Christopherson is expected to give corporate and government affairs
advice to Media Strategy clients, which include Railtrack and the
A career GICS staffer, Christopherson headed communications at the
Department of Health for 13 years, advising Health Secretaries from
Norman Fowler to Frank Dobson.
Lewington said: ’Romola is the doyenne of government communicators. She
combines first class advice with a shrewdness born of experience at the
sharp end of government communications. She also has unrivalled media
contacts in the health and political field.’
Christopherson is Media Strategy’s second recent high profile
Last month former Road Haulage Association comms head Dan Hodges joined
as an account manager (PR Week, 26 March ).