Ed Brewster to lead Sandpiper's international media practice
Ed Brewster has been appointed by strategic communications consultancy, Sandpiper Communications, as Director of International Media. Ed will lead the firm’s international media practice, which supports companies, brands and business leaders with global media, messaging, and profiling as well as media training. Based in New Zealand, he will also provide senior counsel to financial and technology clients across the region and help lead the growth of Sandpiper’s client base across New Zealand and Australia.
Ed previously led corporate affairs, public policy and media for Huawei's UK business for nine years, and was Group Head of Media Relations at Prudential plc and Head of Media for mobile network, Three, prior to that.
Sandpiper Chief Executive, Emma Smith, said: "In an increasingly global business environment and with more Asia Pacific companies targeting international growth, we see more companies seeking support with multi-market communications and media strategies. With Ed’s experience leading international communications and media relations for some of the world’s largest companies, he brings unique, first-hand experience in narrative development and issues and crisis management across multiple, diverse markets and geographies."