Katie Mackay is a Senior Managing Director with Teneo based in London.
Katie is a strategic communications leader with 18 years of experience advising executive teams on building and protecting reputation to drive commercial advantage. She is responsible for leading complex, global briefs for some of the world’s most iconic brands operating in highly scrutinised sectors with particular expertise within fashion, retail, food & drink, FMCG and professional services.
Recognised as a global thinker and integrated team leader, Katie runs some of Teneo’s largest international client briefs, advising on all proactive and reactive communications aspects in pursuit of business strategy. Skilled in pre-emptive risk mapping and a seasoned crisis lead, Katie has guided businesses through crises including product recalls, trade union activism, supply chain issues, and Advertising Standards Authority challenges.
Katie also leads Teneo’s Campaigning Practice Area in London, helping clients to claim their strongest ground in a complex and disrupted external environment. The work Katie delivers helps clients to join the dots across multiple audiences and disciplines including corporate affairs, marketing & brand, public affairs, investor relations and NGOs.