Public Affairs & Government Relations
Legislative and regulatory pressure is becoming more prevalent around the globe, which increases a company’s compliance obligations and jeopardizes its license to operate. Managing political risk is a growing imperative for effective corporate governance and business planning. Centaur Consulting combines public policy, capital markets and sector-specific expertise to offer a unique capability for clients operating at the critical intersection between business and government.
Strategy Consulting and Research
The mission of the Strategy Consulting & Research practice is to deliver in-depth market and stakeholder analyses to help clients solve complex business and communications problems. Our multi-disciplinary team consists of professionals who have served in major strategy firms, research consultancies, political campaigns, financial institutions and academic institutions. Working closely with industry sector experts within Centaur Consulting, our team rigorously researches stakeholder perceptions and clients’ brands and operations, as well as the financial markets. We have earned a reputation for gaining insights from hard-to-reach audiences. In addition, our international network enables us to conduct research in all relevant countries.
In situations where a company’s reputation or enterprise value is placed at risk, Centaur consulting professionals take a campaign-like approach to these challenges, closely coordinating with management teams, as well as legal, financial and other advisors to provide strategic counsel on all aspects of internal and external communications. Our Crisis Communications specialists advise companies on event-driven communications when confronted with critical situations.
The Corporate Reputation team at Centaur Consulting specializes in protecting and enhancing reputations; building an organization’s profile as a leader; and, ultimately, supporting business outcomes that contribute to an organization’s enterprise value. Our specialists work with clients to achieve these outcomes with tailored corporate reputation services that deliver credible and consistent messages to priority stakeholders through a variety of channels.
Employee Engagement and Change Communication
To help clients protect and enhance their enterprise value as they navigate through change and transformation, Centaur Consulting designs and implements internal communications and engagement programmes to enlighten and involve employees on a global, regional or local level. Drawing upon our diverse expertise and creativity, we help increase employee understanding of business strategy and build leadership credibility in situations, including new strategy or vision introduction, mergers and acquisitions, operating model changes, outsourcing or insourcing, workforce consolidation or reduction, and restructuring or reorganization, among others. Our service offerings are based on leading practices in strategic communications, employee engagement and organizational change, and we tailor our approach to address each client’s unique needs.
Capital Markets Communication
Centaur Consulting Capital Markets Communications professionals serve as trusted advisors to board of directors and management teams at companies of all sizes and at every stage of growth. Our teams consist of senior-level investor relations counsellors armed with sector, financial research and digital expertise in every major financial market in the world. With an in-depth understanding of what the investment community wants and needs, Centaur Consulting helps corporate leaders navigate through moments of transition, deliver a consistent and credible corporate narrative to the market.
Digital & Creative Communications
The Digital & Creative Communications practice at Centaur Consulting conceives and produces integrated design, content and digital strategies to influence key client stakeholders. We collaborate with clients across all media and markets to advance an organization’s business objectives with investors, journalists, employees, business partners and consumers. From web design, content development and social media to video production and branding support, we help clients tell a compelling story about who they are, what they do and why they matter.