Stuart Bruce Associates is an international agile management consultancy to help you modernise your public relations and communications.

We are trusted to help corporations and governments around the globe with public relations strategy, communication measurement and evaluation, digital innovation and engagement, public affairs and corporate communications.

In today’s connected digital and social world modernised public relations and communications are essential.  Protecting and improving your relationships and reputation give your organisation its permission to operate successfully.

Founded by chartered public relations practitioner Stuart Bruce we have provided public relations consultancy and PR training to more than 400 companies and organisations in more than 50 countries. We have worked with clients ranging from Rolls-Royce and the Prime Minister of the Ukraine’s office to the European border agency and the Malaysian Institute of Management.

We help you modernise your public relations and communications

Consultancy and strategy

We help you to modernise your public relations and communications to improve its effectiveness and help deliver measurable business results. We do this through a personal consultancy service led by chartered public relations practitioner Stuart Bruce who where necessary is supported by a team of specialist associates.

We can help with your public relations and communications strategy or focus on specific areas such as measurement, crisis communications, content marketing, stakeholders or digital and social media.

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Professional development

We specialise in professional development and capacity building for public relations, public affairs and communications practitioners at all levels of their career. More than 400 companies and organisations and 1000+ professionals have benefited from our team audit and development, training, mentoring and coaching.

As well as bespoke masterclasses for our own corporate, government and PR agency clients we also deliver courses on behalf of professional membership organisations and management training companies.

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Keynote speaking and media

Stuart Bruce is internationally recognised as an expert thinker and doer on modernised public relations. He gives keynote speeches at conferences all over the world. He is called on by the media, including the BBC and Al Jazeera, to provide expert comment and analysis on topical issues and breaking news stories.

Conferences Stuart has keynoted at include the World Communication Forum in Davos, the International Air Transport Association’s global Crisis Communications Summit and the Economic Times Corporate Communications Summit in Mumbai.

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Some of the corporations and governments who trust our consultancy and training

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Why work with Stuart Bruce Associates?


Stuart Bruce Associates is Stuart Bruce! We don’t employ a huge, expensive team of staff. What we do have is a brilliant network of real life associates. They aren’t just names on LinkedIn, but real people who we know well and have worked with before. They are all at the very top of their specialism.

We  only use them when their expertise is needed by you, so we don’t have expensive overheads to pay for by selling you services you don’t need.


We’ve worked with more than 400 organisations in more than 50 countries. Stuart Bruce started his international PR career in the early 90s as part of a team that won PRWeek’s Best International Campaign award.

He has worked in 30 countries and for clients in more than 50 including India, Belgium, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Kenya, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Poland, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Switzerland and Turkey.


Stuart Bruce is one of less than 300 Chartered public relations consultants in the world who has been through a rigorous qualification and vetting process to evidence he understands and upholds the highest standards in ethics, leadership and strategy.

We abide by the Professional Code of Conduct of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations – the only PR industry code that is independently regulated  and governed by Royal Charter.


Apart from right now you won’t see us use the words PR agency. That’s because we are absolutely not a PR agency or social media agency. An agency sells you what you ask for. We work as your partner to help find a solution to your problems and help you achieve your objectives.

Our mission is to help make you better and empower your team. Sometimes this means we can’t help so we send you to experts who can help you.

About our founder Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce, moderator of the Davos World Communication Forum photo

Stuart Bruce is an innovator who has earned an international reputation as a pioneering thinker and doer in modernised public relations, public affairs and corporate communication. His 30-year career includes advising some of the world’s best-known organisations including corporations, brands, charities, NGOs and governments.

He is a Chartered public relations practitioner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, a Fellow of the International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communications, a member of the Public Relations Communications Association and a Founding Fellow of the Commonwealth Communicators Organisation. He is a visiting lecturer at Leeds Beckett University and has contributed to several business books.

Before starting Stuart Bruce Associates he was the founding CEO of a PRWeek Top 150 Consultancy working with clients such as Unilever, HSBC, Sony Mobile, PayPal, Discovery Channel, Carlsberg, Philips and GlaxoSmithKline. Between 2007-11, when Stuart primarily worked in the UK, he was listed in the PRWeek Power Book of the UK’s most influential public relations professionals.

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