NEWS9 August 2023

Global Counsel bolsters leadership team as part of raft of promotions

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UK, EUROPE, US & MIDDLE EAST – Strategic advisory firm Global Counsel has made several promotions within its team of public policy consultants.

Global Counsel offers strategic advice, research and insights to clients in the public and private sector, and has teams based in Brussels, Doha, London, Singapore and Washington DC.

Rebecca Park, who leads the company’s financial services practice from London, and Belma Ambrose, who oversees global programming and marketing from Washington DC, have both been promoted to managing director to help drive global expansion.

The company has promoted Daniel Capparelli to senior practice director, trade, based in London, tasked with expanding cross-border policy client work.

Also in the UK, Lilah Howson-Smith steps up to practice director, UK politics and policy, while Megan Stagman takes on a new role of director, technology, media, and telecoms, and Will Sweet becomes practice director, global investor services.

Global Counsel has also appointed Doha-based Ahmed Helal as country director, Qatar, and head of MENA, two years after the launch of the Doha office.

In Singapore, the business has promoted Marissa Lee to associate director, while in London, Felix Cazalet and Matilda Milne take up the same role.

Benjamin Wegg-Prosser, chief executive and co-founder of Global Counsel, said: “Our recently promoted colleagues reinforce Global Counsel’s position as a dynamic public policy consultancy, equipped to meet the diverse and complex needs of its clients worldwide. I am confident they will continue to make terrific contributions to the firm in years to come, playing a key role in shaping GC’s future direction.”