Newgate Communications, has hired Tali Robinson as a Partner and Victoria Wooltorton as a Senior Consultant to its property team. This takes the size of the London-based team to 25 and means Newgate has the largest specialist real estate communications team in the UK, with skills across planning, community engagement, commercial and residential projects, and corporate communications. It follows the consultancy’s recent appointment to manage the global communications for FTSE 100-listed property developer The Berkeley Group, following a competitive pitch.
Tali Robinson joins Newgate from Infinite Global, where she was Head of Real Estate and a Board Director. She has 18 years’ experience and has led award-winning campaigns for some of the biggest names in property and construction, top 100 international law and professional services firms, and leading proptech and corporate organisations. Tali also held positions consulting for Farrer Kane, at boutique agency Mattison Public Relations, at a telecoms company acquired by Cable & Wireless, and at a corporate agency in South Africa.
Victoria Wooltorton has been a residential property PR specialist for the past five years. She has extensive experience in media, stakeholder and community engagement and event production, particularly for large-scale regeneration projects. Victoria joins Newgate from Faust PR, where she delivered integrated communications plans for a cross-section of the property sector, including housing association L&Q and Barking Riverside Limited, the joint venture delivering Europe’s largest brownfield development.
Laura Leggetter, Managing Partner at Newgate Communications, says: “We are so pleased to welcome Tali and Victoria to our rapidly growing property division, on the back of a number of big client wins last and this year and increasing demand from our long-term clients. We are very proud of the quality and diversity of the team we have built, and their experience, knowledge and contacts will be a huge asset to our clients.”
Tali Robinson, Partner at Newgate Communications, says: “I’ve been incredibly impressed with Newgate: from the depth and breadth of their expertise, to their unique culture, clear strategy and leadership vision, to the boundless senior-level capability on offer to clients. The property team is made up of specialists with unrivalled knowledge of a complex sector, who are also part of a larger, innovative cross-sector agency – so the growth potential is huge. I am really looking forward to playing a part in achieving that growth.”
Victoria Wooltorton, Senior Consultant at Newgate Communications, says: “I’m delighted to be joining Newgate. The property team has worked hard to establish an enviable client mix and this is a very exciting time for the business. I look forward to developing and delivering integrated communications campaigns alongside this very talented group of property experts.”