Danielle Leach

Danielle is a corporate communications strategist and storyteller, with over 25 years’ experience defining and managing corporate affairs to build the reputation of many of the world’s high impact brands. 

Her key areas of expertise include corporate communications strategy and positioning for brands at a point of inflection, international issues management (PA + PR), global storytelling and leadership communications. She works across the breadth of H+K’s business, advising on corporate communications for all sectors. 

Her areas of expertise include advising disruptive and social impact brands; leadership communications, positioning strategy and narrative development; international issues management, storytelling and thought leadership.

At H+K she has serves as a senior advisor to DS Smith, the International Olympic Committee, Global Blood Therapeutics, Activision Blizzard and Ikea among others.

Previous roles include Head of Communications and Public Affairs, Emerging Markets, Google and Global Head of Communications Ericsson Mobile.

Danielle has also worked for a number of the largest global PR agencies as a trusted advisor to multi-nationals, family businesses, Not-for-Profits and tech scale-ups. Clients at agencies including Weber, Harvard, Wagged, APCO range from The Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation to Microsoft, Danone, and Chick-fil-A.   

Danielle has lived and worked in the UK, US and Europe. She has an M.A in Arts Criticism and Policy Management and a BA in English Literature and History of Art. She also has the CAM Foundation Certificate.