Charlie Neish

Charlie has been a financial communications consultant since 2016, having joined Vigo from Citigate Dewe Rogerson in 2018. He advises private and public companies, with a focus on technology and sustainability. Charlie has experience advising companies of all sizes on their ongoing financial calendar activity, investor communications, transactions, and investor activism, and also develops social media strategies for Vigo clients.

Peter Jacob

Peter is an account executive, supporting clients through research, analysis, capital markets reporting, and content creation. Peter has experience in producing digital written content from both from his communications-related positions at university and as a legal clerk. Peter holds an MA in International Political Economy from King’s College London.

Tara Benniman

Tara is an Account Executive, supporting Vigo’s clients on all aspects of corporate and capital markets communications with a focus on digital communications channels. She is experienced in developing written and visual digital content and has provided digital social media consultancy to a number of book publishers. Tara studied History and International Relations at the University of Exeter and speaks fluent Thai with intermediate fluency in French and German.

Kate Kilgallen

Kate is an account executive, supporting Vigo’s clients on all aspects of capital markets and corporate communications including social media strategy. Kate studied Modern Languages at Durham University, specialising in French and Arabic. She has spent time studying in the Middle East and interned in the aviation financing team at the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright in Paris. Kate is a fluent French speaker.

Finlay Thomson

Finlay has been advising companies for over twenty years, initially as an equity research analyst at Wood Mackenzie, Panmure Gordon, ABN Amro and Canaccord and, more recently, as an independent investor relations and strategic consultant. He has advised numerous companies on their investor relations and stakeholder engagement programmes and is active in the sustainability space, helping clients to formulate and implement ESG strategies. He has a BSc in Mathematics.

Kendall Hill

Kendall supports Vigo’s listed and private clients across the agency’s sectors. He is experienced in creating strategic and visual content and deploying it across multiple platforms including social media channels. Kendall supports clients with their ongoing financial calendar communications, newsflow and transactions.

Jeremy Garcia

Jeremy has been working in the financial communications industry since 2000 across a number of sectors with particular focus on media, technology and telecommunications. Having spent 13 years working for Buchanan, part of WPP, Jeremy gained significant experience advising both FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies in addition to providing strategic counsel to a number of high growth AIM quoted companies. Jeremy has extensive transactional experience, supporting on both M&A and IPOs in addition to implementing proactive financial communications programmes.

Fiona Hetherington

Fiona has been working in the financial communications industry since 2008, with a particular focus on growth companies in the technology, healthcare and support services sectors. She has substantial experience in advising companies through the IPO process, transactions and with ongoing communications strategy. Fiona joined Vigo in 2015 having worked at WPP agency, Buchanan. Fiona previously worked in Paris in the PR department of a leading fashion house.

Patrick d’Ancona

Patrick has worked in communications since 1995 with experience gained both in-house and in consultancy. Having spent nine years at FTSE 100 company Enterprise Oil, leading its global public relations prior to its $7bn acquisition by Shell in 2002, he co-founded energy-focused public relations agency Aquila Financial before joining international communications consultancy M:Communications to lead its energy practice in 2005, and co-founding Vigo in 2013. He has advised a wide range of companies including large international corporations such as Statoil ASA, Deutsche Post, and Gunvor, as well as many AIM firms and mid cap companies in the energy, industrials and clean tech space.

Verity Snow

Verity is an account executive, supporting Vigo’s clients on all aspects of corporate, digital, and capital markets communications. Through her master’s in Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at Birkbeck College, London, Verity has valuable experience in ESG research and reporting. Verity speaks fluent French and has spent time living and working abroad.