Gabe founded Blakeney to bring a management consultancy mindset to strategic communications, supporting clients on some of their most fundamental business challenges.

Gabe began his career as a strategy consultant at Accenture, before finding his calling in communications with senior roles at Barclays, Prudential, British Gas, and Centrica, where he was Corporate Affairs Director for the company’s international business. Gabe left Centrica to lead external relations for Britain Stronger in Europe, the ‘Remain’ campaign for the UK’s EU Referendum in 2016, directing a team that built and mobilised the largest ever network of endorsers in a British political campaign. He has trained as a game ranger in Zimbabwe, and as a spy for a major BBC television series.