October 23, 2020
By Tim Burt
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Tim Burt is a Vice Chair at Teneo, representing some of our largest international clients on corporate, financial and M&A communications.
He has advised with company leaders and family businesses over more than 12 years. For clients, he provides detailed industry intelligence, reputation risk management and media engagement advice.
He joined Teneo following its 2015 acquisition of StockWell Communications. Before that, Tim spent six years as a Partner at Brunswick, where he oversaw media, industrial and automotive clients.
From 1989-2005, he worked at the Financial Times in roles including Media Editor, Motor Industry Correspondent and Nordic Correspondent. As a former Business Journalist of the Year, he has written for the Wall Street Journal, Daily Telegraph and The Guardian, and appeared on CNBC, the BBC and ITV news. He has written two business books – Dark Arts and 2020 Vision – and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts & Commerce.
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