Simon Whitehead

Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Chief Executive

Simon Whitehead is a specialist in corporate communications, international public affairs, financial PR and litigation communications. In addition to his role as CEO of H+K London, he oversees H+K’s global energy and industrial business, working across oil and gas, traditional and new energy, mining, transport, infrastructure and logistics. Key clients have included Shell, Dong Energy, IOGP, Statoil, E.ON, GE Oil & Gas/Baker Hughes, Anglo American, DHL, ICMM, Ford, DP World and Hitachi. Previously, Simon was a partner at College Hill, leading the energy and natural resources team and co-leading the emerging markets business across Russia/CIS, Africa and India. Previously, he was European director of emerging markets for APCO Worldwide, working with clients such as Yukos Oil, the Alfa Group and President Yushchenko of Ukraine.