Steve Earl is managing director for APCO Worldwide’s London office.
Having begun his career in as a news journalist, Mr. Earl has worked on UK, European and global clients on corporate, digital, technology, healthcare and consumer assignments for nearly 25 years. Mr. Earl founded his own agency with a partner and grew it to be one of the UK’s most-awarded progressive integrated communications agencies, before launching Edelman sister agency Zeno in Europe and developing it over six years to be an integral part of that global network.
Mr. Earl’s client experience includes ABB, Amazon, Associated Press, BP, Cisco, Coca Cola, Dropbox, The Economist, Expedia, IBM, Lenovo, Merck, Tesco, Toshiba and Virgin.
Mr. Earl was consistently named for the past eight years to PRWeek’s UK PowerBook of Top 150 Professionals and has co-written two books on corporate reputation and digital crisis management, Brand Anarchy and #brandvandals, both published by Bloomsbury. He studied news journalism, media law and government at Cardiff University.