Charlie Pownall is a consultant, trainer and trouble-shooter who helps companies, public sector and non-profit organisations, and individuals, build, protect, manage and defend their reputations.
He brings broad and deep experience of reputation management, online reputation management, crisis communications, incident response, communications planning and strategy, media and influencer relations, and digital and social media communications.
Charlie was previously Regional Managing Director (Asia-Pacific) at public relations consultancy Burson-Marsteller, Group Communications Manager at WPP plc and Group Communications Director at digital marketing agency SYZYGY Group AG.
Charlie Pownall is the author of Managing Online Reputation: How to Protect your Company on Social Media, a practical, common sense guide to protecting and defending corporate name and image on the internet and social web.
Charlie speaks regularly on communications and reputation management at conferences, business schools and universities, and is quoted regularly by business and marketing communications industry publications.
Charlie Pownall is based in London and travels widely. He has also lived and worked in Singapore, Hong Kong, Brussels and Madrid.