Senior Team

Terence Fane-Saunders, Chairman

Terence Fane-Saunders is widely regarded as one of the recognised global leaders of the public relations profession. A renowned expert in the management of crises and acute issues, he has worked with corporate, educational and international government clients to contain some of the most high profile and demanding crises of recent years. More…

Nick Wood-Dow, Deputy Chairman

Nick Wood-Dow came to Chelgate just months after its foundation with a broad experience of public relations and public affairs across a variety of sectors, ranging from trade associations to a beer company, from food and health to a high profile local council. More…

 

Dr Mirela Meita, General Manager, Chelgate Romania

Mirela joined Chelgate in 2004, working at its London office. The firm, recognising her expertise in media relations and international and Romanian public affairs, appointed Mirela to run its Bucharest office in 2005 where her understanding of the Romanian government and excellent relationships with the media have been invaluable for clients. More…

 

Mathew Lane, Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer Mathew Lane has been with Chelgate for 14 years and has played a key role in Chelgate‚Äôs continued growth and success. Before joining Chelgate, Mathew spent 15 years working in banking where he specialised in corporate finance for media companies, particularly those involved in film and television industry. After leaving Barclays Mathew set up a successful film finance company and produced two films both of which achieved cinematic release in UK and other major international markets. More…

 

Jonathan Ray, Senior Advisor

Jonathan Ray brings specialism in crisis handling and reputation management to Chelgate, with international experience spanning education, science, the environment, and global trade. Jonathan was Head of Communications and Deputy Director of Public Affairs at Oxford University before joining the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan as Vice President for Communications. More…