Rod Cartwright

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Rod Cartwright is a partner and director of global corporate practice at Ketchum.


Cartwright was part of Tony Blair's staff at Labour Party HQ during the 1997 general election.[1]

He was then director and head of public affairs at GCI London, part of GCI UK, GCI Group and owned by WPP between 1999 and 2004.

In 2004 he was director of public affairs at Hill and Knowlton, another company owned by WPP.[2]

In 2008 he was appointed managing director of public affairs[3] and in 2011 he was promoted to partner and director of global corporate practice.[1]

He is also a former board member of the PRCA and a founding director of the UK Public Affairs Council.[4]



  • PRCA Personality of the Year in 2008[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Alec Mattinson Ketchum promotes Rod Cartwright to head up global corporate practice PR Week, 14 March 2011, accessed 17 October 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rod Cartwright Linkedin, accessed 17 October 2014
  3. Ketchum: Agency Business Report 2008 PR Week, 28 April 2008, accessed 17 October 2014
  4. 4.0 4.1 Rod Cartwright profile Ketchum, accessed 17 October 2014