Modernised public relations

About us

Stuart Bruce Associates provides new public relations counsel and training to companies, governments and individuals around the world. Stuart Bruce has earned an international reputation as a pioneer in modernised public relations.

Public relations, communications and marketing practitioners need to operate in an increasingly complex social, economic and technological environment with empowered and disengaged stakeholders, tougher regulation, better competition, more scrutiny and increased public cynicism.

We help you to beat those challenges and use modernised public relations that integrates digital and social media to create PR strategies that result in real communications outcomes that help achieve your business objectives.

Call or email us today to see how we can help you modernise your public relations.

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Services

Counsel

We help you to modernise your public relations and work with you to develop new PR strategies, improve your PR measurement and evaluation, create and test crisis communications plans, modernise your media relations, create corporate media and tell brand stories, improve content marketing and PR content, enhance employee engagement and use digital and social media effectively for public relations and corporate communications.

We can work with you on short-term assignments to help with specific projects or work alongside your public relations team and existing PR agencies to transform your public relations and corporate communications strategy and practices.

We can also help you win the support of senior c-suite and board executives to engage in digital transformation and coach them to use social media as successively as traditional media interviews.

Training

We deliver bespoke modernised public relations training to help public relations professionals improve their digital and social media skills as well as enhance their traditional PR skills.

Our bespoke and open PR training courses include new PR strategy, PR measurement and evaluation, online PR, crisis communications, modernised media relations, advanced social media, digital public affairs, corporate social media and digital corporate communications.

We also run open PR training courses through third party companies and organisations all around the world including the Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) and Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in the UK. We've delivered open PR training courses in Europe, the Middle East, CIS and APAC. Get in touch if you'd like us to deliver a PR training course in your city or region.

Speaking

Stuart Bruce is an internationally recognised conference speaker on modernised public relations, digital and social media, PR measurement and evaluation, corporate communications, public affairs and crisis communications.

Stuart gives keynote addresses to public conferences all around the world, as well as at private events for companies and organisations in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. He also chairs and moderates conference and participates in panel discussions.

He is a member of the International Organising Committee of the Davos World Communication Forum and was the moderator of its global 2015 summit in Davos as well as regional events in Prague and Kiev.

Some of Stuart's recent and future speaking engagements are listed here.

Clients

Stuart Bruce Associates works with companies, organisations, individuals and governments all around the world. We have advised and trained hundreds of PR professionals in more than 40 countries.

Sectors we have experience in include mobile and telecommunications, finance and banking, consumer electronics, enterprise technology, professional services, oil and gas, mining, insurance, automotive, European Union government agencies, politicians and political parties, government departments and agencies, health, trade and professional associations, universities, local and regional government, police and emergency services, defence, charities, broadcasting, agriculture, fashion, chemicals, manufacturing, construction, diplomacy, FMCG, tourism and transport.

Some of the clients we've provided consultancy and training to include:

Government and organisations

Tourism Ireland, Frontex (the European border agency), Office of the President of the European Parliament, Royal Airforce, Royal Navy, European Society of Cardiologists, Office of HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein (FIFA Vice President for Asia), Human Resources Development Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain Ministry of Education, Capital Market Authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kenya National Highways Authority, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (Nigeria), Office of the Prime Minister of Brunei, Republic of Singapore Airforce, Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, Indonesia Financial Services Authority

Companies

Bayer CropScience, Kuwait National Petroleum Company, VIVA Kuwait, Anadolu Efes, ING Bank, AbbVie Pharma, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, North Caspian Operating Company, Kazakhstan Media Center, Société Générale, Total Nigeria, Group 5, HSBC, Philips, Mahindra & Mahindra, Suzlon Energy, Unitech Wireless, Zensar Technologies, GSK Pharma, Tata Chemicals, Novartis Healthcare, Bosch, Biocon, IFFCO, ITC Hotels, Muragappa Group, Hyundai, ABB, Asian Paints, Eicher Motors, Royal Enfield, Standard Chartered (Jakarta), Petronas, Maxis Mobile, U Mobile, Maybank, Fraser & Neave, Multi Bintang/Heineken, Muang Thai Life Assurance, Pertamina Indonesia and Bintulu Port Holdings Malaysia

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce is an award-winning PR adviser and trainer who has earned an international reputation as a pioneer, thought-leader and doer in modernised public relations. As well as his PR consultancy counsel he writes a top-ranked PR blog, does frequent media interviews and regularly speaks at international conferences.

He is co-author of two best-selling PR books, Share This and Share This Too, and a visiting lecturer at Leeds Beckett University where he teaches post-graduate degrees and professional qualifications in PR, public affairs, digital and corporate commmunications.

Stuart was the moderator of the 2015 Davos World Communication Forum and sits on the International Organising Committee of WCF Davos. As well as speaking at WCF Davos he has spoken at conferences for the International Air Transport Association (keynote on social media in crisis communications), the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Chartered Institute of Marketing, PRWeek, Communicate Magazine, The Economist, Social Media Week and ad:tech. Media appearances include Al Jazeera, BBC, PRWeek and The Guardian amongst many others.

Stuart was one of the world's first PR bloggers and has written his top-ranked PR blog since 2003. From 2007 to 2011, when he re-focused his career internationally, he was listed in the PRWeek Power Book of the UK's most influential PR people.

He has more than 25 years' experience in public relations and public affairs and has worked for PR agencies and held senior in-house roles for Grant Thornton and the UK Labour Party. In 2007 he became the co-founder and CEO of one of the UK's first specialist online PR consultancies and in less than three years grew it to become a PRWeek Top 150 Consultancy and top 25 digital consultancy. Under Stuart’s leadership the PR agency worked for clients such as Sony Mobile, Unilever, PayPal, HSBC, First Direct, Carlsberg, GlaxoSmithKline, Discovery Channel, Philips, SunGard and the NHS.

In 2013 Stuart's contribution to the PR profession was recognised with the Outstanding Contribution to Social Media award. He has also received other prestigious PR industry awards including CIPR Outstanding Small Consultancy 2008, CIPR Outstanding Social Media Campaign 2009.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Accredited PR Practitioner, founder member of its influential Social Media Panel, elected member of the CIPR national council and member of the World Communication Forum Association and the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA).

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Please contact us today to talk about how we can help you to modernise your new public relations strategy and improve your PR skills. Call +44 20 3239 1093 or use the form:

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