An experienced communications professional, Symon leads MCE’s corporate accounts, managing campaigns and ongoing public relations for clients in tech, finance, trade, law, accountancy, entertainment, retail and manufacturing. Whether creating a launch strategy for a tech start-up or a strategy to help a major corporation respond to a crisis situation, Symon provides advice that helps his clients achieve their business objectives. As well as advising on proactive PR strategies and reputation management, Symon also runs media training workshops, provides guidance on brand messaging and provides copywriting expertise, crafting speeches, thought leadership articles and press materials for clients.
Symon is well versed in liaising with the media. He was a business journalist for almost 15 years, working for daily newspapers, newswires, magazines and broadcast media in Belfast, London and New Zealand. Before joining MCE, he was a business reporter at BBC Northern Ireland, editor of Ulster Business magazine, business correspondent at the Belfast Telegraph and a reporter for Dow Jones Newswires.