William Wallace is an integrated communications consultant specializing in public affairs and issues management. He has a strong history of corporate reputation management experience on particular public policy, legislative and regulatory issues and has worked with firms including global facilities management company, Sodexo, IT contractor, Fujitsu, eBay, Johnson and Johnson, Hilton Hotels, Gatwick Airport, Virgin Trains, Lloyds Bank, The Government of Guernsey and the American education provider, ETS.
Mr. Wallace specializes in looking to manage the political reaction to campaigns and move the debate on particular issues which have included tax, public sector contracts and product failure. He is also an expert in building corporate communications functions in both a public sector and private sector environment as organizations face up to the reality of the need to explain ever more clearly what they do and why they do it to their increasingly demanding stakeholders.
Mr. Wallace has also managed communicating a number of companies’ CSR initiatives to the media and policy makers including National Grid’s STEM schools partnership program, Fujitsu’s ICT in the community program and BT Group’s support for Children in Need.
Mr. Wallace has an extensive background in politics having served as a political adviser to the British Conservative Party for a number of now Cabinet Ministers and serving as an advisor to the New Zealand National Party during their 2011 General Election campaign.
Mr. Wallace graduated from St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge University in Social Political Sciences and was educated at Merchant Taylors’ School in Hertfordshire.