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James Leviseur

Managing Director, Chief of Staff

James Leviseur

Life at FGS Global

Chief of Staff to Global Chair Roland Rudd – as well as advising companies with issues around corporate reputation and stakeholder management.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Eight years at HSBC working for the Group CEO and Global Chief Communications Officer, with a background before that in public policy and research.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Trustee of Build on Belief, a drug and alcohol addiction charity – plus a bit of Sunday League football and jumping around watching The Arsenal.

Based in the London office, James is Chief of Staff to Global Chair Roland Rudd. His client work involves helping public and private companies across a range of sectors on issues around corporate reputation and stakeholder management.

Before FGS Global, James spent eight years at HSBC, where he worked in the Office of the Group CEO and as Chief of Staff to the Global Chief Communications Officer. His time there was focused on supporting the Group CEO’s leadership of the bank, including strategy delivery and stakeholder engagement, as well as developing the bank’s new global communications strategy and co-leading a review into their approach to sustainability.

James has a background in public policy, researching and publishing two major reports – one on the UK’s relationship with the European Union and one on access to finance. He has also spent time at an African development charity, working for a think tank, and in the UK Parliament. He holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics & Economics from the University of Oxford.

James is a trustee of Build on Belief, a charity offering socially-based services for people in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. He plays Sunday League football on Hackney Marshes and spends the rest of his time jumping about with his oldest friend watching The Arsenal.

James Leviseur
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