Former BAA and RBS comms chiefs to launch new media consultancy Charlotte Street Partners

A new media consultancy, headed up by former BAA communications director Malcolm Robertson (pictured) and Andrew Wilson, a former head of group communications at Royal Bank of Scotland, is to launch with backing from RLM Finsbury founder Roland Rudd.

The Scotsman reports that Charlotte Street Partners, will begin operating from January, with operations based in both Edinburgh and London.

Robertson, who will be managing partner, has been working as an advisor since leaving BAA in 2011, while Wilson is currently working for WPP in a communications role.

Rudd, alongside RLM Finsbury Parnter James Murgatroyd, will act as non-executive directors for the new consultancy, while Sir Angus Grossart will be chairman.

Also joining the business as partners will be The Telegraph’s former head of comment Chris Deerin and former Scotland on Sunday business journalist Sharon Nimmo, alongside a number of graduates.

The firm's founding clients have yet to be revealed.

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