Senior Management Appointments

Houston, the award winning PR and communications consultancy, today announces the following senior management appointments.

We are delighted to officially welcome both Laura and Anushka to Houston. We have a unique approach in the market. Their breadth of expertise will be truly valuable as we continue to grow and expand.

– Kate Hoare, Managing Director of Houston

Anushka Mathew is appointed Account Director.

She joins from global reputation advisory firm Teneo, where she has built an impressive track record in strategic communications, having advised both international and UK corporates across a diverse range of sectors including the automotive industry, TMT and financial services.

With a background in financial and corporate communications, Anushka’s experience encompasses media relations, earnings process management, special situations and crises, executive profile raising and cross border M&A. Prior to joining Teneo, Anushka worked at StockWell Communications and was part of the External Affairs team of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

She holds a BA English (Hons) degree from St Stephen’s College, Delhi, India and a Master’s from the London School of Economics.

Laura Stewart is appointed Account Director.

Laura is a corporate PR specialist with substantial experience of running integrated campaigns and handling issues management. Her expertise spans both financial and wider corporate communications having begun her career at Teapigs, later moving to Pendomer and subsequently Teneo. She has extensive expertise of working for leading household brands as diverse as Heineken, Foxtons and PizzaExpress. Laura holds a BA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Exeter.

The appointments come during a period of significant growth for Houston, with four new client wins in the last quarter.  The consultancy has built a strong pedigree of eye-catching work for a range of clients, from household brands to innovative start-ups and listed companies.