10 June 2021, London – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of the world’s leading public relations firms, has hired corporate strategist Lisa Kilmartin.

Lisa joins as Managing Director, Corporate Affairs + Advisory in London, bolstering a growing team of senior corporate communications experts, led by Tanya Joseph. 

Lisa brings decades of corporate expertise to H+K’s growing bench of senior reputation advisors. As we emerge through the next phase of COVID-19, her steady and trusted counsel will be invaluable to so many of our clients and teams.

Simon Whitehead, CEO of H+K London

With over 20 years’ experience in reputation management, Lisa has provided counsel to a diverse portfolio of clients including founders and CEOs, government departments and global brands such as Shell, Mars, Vodafone, HSBC and PepsiCo. 


Previously a senior leader at Edelman and Freuds, she started her career at the Daily Mail and has experience across a vast range of sectors, earning a reputation as an industry powerhouse. 

As reputation and business strategy continues to converge, H+K has built a stellar team of advisors from government, industry and media that is delivering impactful integrated communications with real business value. It’s exciting to be joining an agency I’ve always admired and that has such big ambitions for its people and clients.

Lisa Kilmartin

Lisa joins a team of corporate affairs specialists, who bring deep expertise across H+K’s industry sector teams, advising clients on how to manage reputation, mitigate risk and grow their businesses. The Corporate Affairs + Advisory team’s services include corporate advisory, public affairs, employee engagement, behavioural science, executive coaching, and D,E+I consultancy, as well as crisis and reputation management.

For Media Enquiries:

Grace Nuttall, UK Marketing Manager: +44 (0)7872 589037 | [email protected]

Megan Jackson, Senior Global Marketing Executive: +44 20 7413 3766 | [email protected]


About Hill+Knowlton Strategies 

Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is an international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. H+K has over 80 offices in more than 40 markets, as well as an extensive associate network, delivering award winning campaigns to clients across all sectors and disciplines and with a focus on continued innovation for the industry. Recent innovations include Flight School +, a crisis communications training and simulation tool, Better Impact™, a new approach to citizenship and sustainability consultancy, and H+K Smarter™, a behavioural science unit. Headquartered in New York, the firm is part of WPP, one of the world’s largest communications services groups.

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