James Acheson-Gray

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James Acheson-Gray is the managing director of lobbyists APCO Worldwide.

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After graduating from university, Acheson-Gray joined lobbying group Grayling in 1994. In 1999 he helped to establish their Asian operations in Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok.

In 2008 he returned to the UK as managing director of Grayling Public Relations, where he was part of the management buy-out team which lead to Huntsworth plc acquiring a majority share from previous parent company Havas. In 2009 he became international managing director of Grayling.

In 2012 he was appointed managing director London of APCO Worldwide.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Linkedin James Acheson-Gray, accessed 18 June 2015.