Vigo Communications, the strategic communications consultancy, is pleased to announce several new appointments as it continues to expand its business following its successful launch in July 2013.

Alexandra Roper and Alex Aleksandrov joined the company in March in the roles of consultant and account executive respectively.

Alexandra (Ali) has been working in the financial communications industry since 2010. With experience across a range of sectors, including particular expertise in energy and natural resources, she has advised a range of clients from the FTSE 100 to AIM, as well as private companies both in the UK and internationally. Alexandra has significant transaction experience including IPOs, fundraisings and high profile M&A deals. Prior to joining Vigo, Alexandra was a consultant at Instinctif Partners, previously College Hill.

Alex assists Vigo’s clients with the development of digital and social media communications strategy across a range of sectors. Previously, Alex worked at a financial public relations and investor relations consultancy specialising in digital communications and strategic research for listed clients in the financial services and technology sectors.

In addition, Nicola Ward joined Vigo in February as team assistant and junior account executive, providing client support to Vigo’s account teams. Nicola has a degree in Philosophy and an MSc in Social Psychology from the London School of Economics. Since completing her studies Nicola has undertaken a number of policy and research assignments as an intern including work for Shelter, Pollinet and NatCen Social Research.

Patrick d’Ancona, Managing Director of Vigo, commented:

We are delighted to welcome Ali, Alex and Nicola to Vigo as we continue to develop our business and look to provide clients with the best possible support.