Public relations consultancy specialising in crisis communications and reputation management

Stuart Bruce Associates is a public relations consultancy specialising in crisis communications and reputation management.

We help companies, organisations and individuals protect and defend their reputations. We help you with:

  • Crisis communications planning and training
  • Reputational risk and issues management
  • Crisis simulations and rehearsals
  • Preventing issues from becoming a crisis
  • Hands-on crisis communications management
  • Media training
  • Online reputation management

The most successful crisis communications is when you can’t remember what the issue was, because we helped prevent it becoming a crisis:

  • Delivering crisis communications training workshops for the CEOs and heads of communications of sports teams competing in the Tokyo Olympic Games.
  • Supporting a global quasi-governmental organisation manage the publication of a report detailing historic racism by its predecessors.
  • Developing an extensive issues management plan for the closure of an iconic brewery. This project included stakeholder mapping, media training and messaging workshops.
  • Helping a US pharmaceutical company avoid an issue regarding the non-availability of life saving drug from becoming a crisis.
  • Working for a global insurance company to develop and implement a comprehensive digital and social media crisis plan following an FOI request by an MP into alleged abuse in childrens’ homes.
  • Advising a multinational consumer electronics company on several issues and crises including leaks of confidential documents, product recalls and human rights abuses in the factories of one of its suppliers.

My home is in the UK and my clients are all around the world. They range from start-ups and not-for-profit organisations to multinational corporations and governments.

Please get in touch for an initial chat on Teams, Zoom or WhatsApp about how I can work with you.

Consultancy and strategy

Stuart Bruce can help you modernise your public relations and communication through digital transformation.

Professional development

Stuart Bruce can help you transform your in-house communication team or PR agency to equip your teams with communication skills for the future.

Keynote speaking

Stuart Bruce is internationally recognised as a keynote speaker on the future of PR and communications.


Stuart Bruce also offers a suite of ad-hoc services to help you solve PR and communication related challenges and problems.

Proven track record

Stuart Bruce has worked internationally to counsel and train some of the world’s biggest companies, governments and not-for-profit organisations.

Tourism Ireland
Woodside Energy
PA Consulting
AMC Networks International
Cabinet Office
Visit Britain
Cabinet of the Ukraine Government
University of Leeds
Bank of England
WePlay esports
Royal Bank of Scotland
IATA International Air Transport Association
European Commission
Welsh Government
European Lotteries
Discovery Channel
United Nations
European Parliament
UK Sport
Capital Market Authority Saudi Arabia
Astellas Pharma
Nuffield Health
United Therapeutics
ESC European Society of Cardiology logo
Leo Burnett
Institute of Internal Communications
Weber Shandwick
Malaysian Institute of Management-logo
British Medical Association
  • The CIPR State of the Profession 2022 report is out. As usual, it contains some interesting data on diversity, salaries, job satisfaction etc. But I’m … © Stuart Bruce – What does the CIPR’s State of the Profession really tell us? was first […]
  • I recently did a webinar for the PRCA (Public Relations and Communications Association) on crisis comms in sport. It was hosted by PRCA Sports Group … © Stuart Bruce – Crisis communications 101 for sport webinar was first published on Stuart Bruce's Stuart […]
  • The global pandemic and work from home has seen an explosion in interest in community management and professional communities. In reality, it’s not really that … © Stuart Bruce – Community management lessons from the Guild Community Summit was first published on Stuart […]
  • Last week I was one of the speakers at Communicate magazine’s DataComms conference. It highlighted how important it is for PR and communications professionals to … © Stuart Bruce – DataComms conference shows how PR and comms must get better at data was […]

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