November 28 2016, LONDON – Teneo Blue Rubicon, the London operation of global CEO advisory firm Teneo, today announced the appointment of Craig Oliver as Senior Managing Director in London. Craig brings over 20 years of experience in journalism, strategic communications, campaigning and management.
Craig was most recently the Director of Politics & Communications at 10 Downing Street for former British Prime Minister David Cameron. During his time in Downing Street, he was an integral part of the major campaigns on Scottish independence, the 2015 general election and the UK’s membership of the European Union. Following his time working for the former Prime Minister, he authored the best-selling book, “Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit,” and received a knighthood in David Cameron’s resignation honours list.
Prior to his role at Downing Street, he was a journalist at ITN and then with the BBC, editing the flagship news bulletins for both channels. At the BBC, he went on to edit their coverage of the 2010 General Election before being appointed Controller, BBC Global News and was part of the leadership team that reorganised the BBC World Service. He is a major addition to our senior team in London and will play a key role in advising clients across a broad spectrum of complex issues, situations and opportunities.
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