By Powerscourt on 29/07/2019

NEWS: Powerscourt announces first intake to its 2019 Analyst Programme

Powerscourt, the independent strategic communications and reputation management consultancy, is pleased to announce the first intake of new Analysts as part of the firm’s enhanced Analyst Programme for 2019.

Bethany Johannsen joins the Consumer Industries team following a successful internship last year at Powerscourt. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Queensland, Australia and is currently completing her Professional PR Certificate from CIPR.

Ben Harries has a law degree from Oxford University and for the past two years worked at FromCounsel Limited as Senior Legal Editor. Ben joins the Financial Services and Real Estate team.

Linda Gu holds an undergraduate degree in Law and Commerce from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and has spent the last year working for Bloomberg in both Sydney and London. Linda joins Powerscourt’s Crisis & Issues Management team.

Each Analyst will benefit from a structured two-year training programme as well as having the opportunity to gain valuable experience working across the firm’s different service and industry sector teams.

The second intake to the 2019 programme will be announced in due course.

Justin Griffiths, Partner, commented: “We would like to extend a very warm welcome to Beth, Ben and Linda who were outstanding candidates in a very competitive process. Ensuring we employ and develop the best young talent is critical to our long term business success and we look forward to announcing further new hires to our programme in the coming weeks.”