Anji Hunter

Senior Advisor, Edelman UK


Anji recently joined Edelman to provide senior counsel to clients across the business advising on corporate reputation building, crisis management and public affairs. She will also work with the agency to help promote senior women in the communications industry.

Prior to joining Edelman, she worked for the Royal Academy of Engineering as the Director of The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering and previous to that was Group Head of Government and Social Affairs at Anglo American plc, responsible for overseeing the relations with the communities and governments where the company operates.

For seven years Hunter was Group Director of Communications at BP. She was responsible for advertising; group publications, internal communications and liaison with opinion formers, media and investors.

She worked for Prime Minister Tony Blair MP from 1987 to 2002, in opposition and government, becoming Head of Government Relations in Downing St (1997), where she was the key liaison with the Cabinet, Civil Service, the Labour Party, Opposition Leaders, other Governments, and key media, business, and NGO figures.

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