London, 15 November 2023: Blakeney has announced three new hires during a period of continued expansion for the firm.

Mario Theodorou, formerly of the MHP Group, will lead the in-demand digital practice as Digital Director. Mario began his career at News Group before founding his own digital agencies, Hijack Media and Falcon Scott, and has extensive experience building digital teams for start-ups, brands, publishers, and agencies.

Fiona Brown, previously Partnerships Director at the World Wildlife Fund, has joined as an Associate Director. Fiona brings significant experience developing corporate affairs and brand marketing communications campaigns, and prior to WWF spent 11 years at Hill + Knowlton Strategies where she worked across a variety of sectors including food and nutrition, retail, travel, energy and the public and third sectors.

Theo Bamber has joined as a Senior Account Director after spells at FTI Consulting and Weber Shandwick where he delivered public affairs and communications campaigns for a range of global businesses in sectors including entertainment, food production, energy, technology and financial services.

Michael Pooley, Blakeney’s Managing Partner, said: “Delivering outstanding work for our clients means hiring the very best people in the industry, and Mario, Fiona and Theo are three exceptional additions to our team. The breadth of skills and expertise they bring will be invaluable as Blakeney comes to the end of its seventh consecutive year of double-digit growth and looks to produce more excellent work in 2024.”