becg expands North Region team with appointment of Associate Director
Published: 23 Apr 2018
April 23, 2018 – becg, the UK’s largest specialist communications agency for the Built Environment and ranked number 78 in today’s PRWeek Top 150 UK PR Consultancies league table 2018, has expanded its Manchester-based North Region team with the appointment of Tom Morrison as Associate Director.
Former Liverpool City Councillor Tom has left his previous role with United Utilities to take-up the position at becg. He is working with North Region Director Kevin Whitmore to provide communications and public affairs counsel for becg’s clients across the North of England.
Commenting on his move, Tom said: “This is a really exciting period for becg and I am delighted to be joining it. The agency has a fantastic team of consultants offering the best and most innovative communications strategies to clients across the Built Environment sectors and I’m looking forward to being a part of it.”
becg North Region Director Kevin Whitmore added: “The current political environment is extremely challenging for investors wanting to deliver the homes, infrastructure and jobs that our region needs if ambitions for a Northern Powerhouse are to be realised.
“Tom’s decade-long public affairs experience across the North of England and Wales makes him well placed to offer insight and advice to businesses across the Built Environment which want to connect with decision-makers and work with local communities to make development happen.”
With over 90 consultants across eight offices, including nine in Manchester, becg is a multi-disciplinary communications agency that specialises in providing expert counsel for the Built Environment. becg’s client base spans all aspects of the Built Environment, with residential and commercial property – including land acquisition, development and housebuilding; energy and environment – including energy generation and supply, recycling and waste management; and infrastructure – including transport, health, education and retail.
becg’s services include public affairs support, planning communications, reputation management and digital campaigning.
The North Region team is currently working with clients including The Peel Group, Barratt Homes, Taylor Wimpey, Miller Homes, Highways England, HS2 Ltd and ALDI.