Iain Dey is a Senior Managing Director at Teneo. He is a strategic communications adviser, with experience handling complex reputational issues, financial communications, M&A transactions, corporate narrative, executive profiling and strategic positioning.
A former journalist and editor, he has worked with companies in sectors including financial services, professional services, FMCG, sport, natural resources, media and transport. He has worked with multinational public companies, family businesses and private equity firms.
Iain joined Teneo in March 2020 from Edelman, where he ran Edelman Smithfield, the UK financial communications team. He was previously the business editor of The Sunday Times. He was named UK Business Journalist of the Year in 2010 for his coverage of the financial crisis. He was also part of the Insight investigations unit at The Sunday Times, working on award-winning projects including revelations of sports doping at Nike’s Oregon Project athletics camp. Over an 18-year journalistic career he also worked for The Sunday Telegraph, Scotland on Sunday and The Scotsman.
He has served as a judge of the UK’s Non-Executive Director Awards since 2017. He is also a founding member of the Thriving at Work Leadership Council.
In September 2018 he published his first book, The Cryotron Files, which tells the story of the mysterious death of a 1950s computer science pioneer.