Alex Simmons

Alex Simmons has been in the financial communications industry for more than six years and leads a range of Smithfield’s listed and private clients including WS Atkins and Rothschild Investment Bank.

He has also had responsibility for a number of M&A and capital raising and restructuring transactions. He joined Smithfield in 2009 from Finsbury where he worked for four years in the financial services team acting for and advising FTSE100 companies on their strategic communications. Prior to joining Finsbury, Alex worked in Corporate Finance at Deutsche Bank and ABN AMRO.


Strategic advice to manage new forms of cultural and social risks

Decoding cultures and making sense of context

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Interpreting public behaviour and emotions

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Crafting the right conversations

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Bonne Année – Local realities of migration: emotions, institutions, conflict and cooperation

We have just launched our new report comparing local realities of migration in Europe.  Counterpoint explored local and personal experiences of migration in communities...


Tentacles of Circumstance: The Political Consequences of Inequality

To explore the complex effects of inequality on European societies, this volume brings together essays by scholars of economic history, sociology, psychology and philosophy....


Historic errors set in stone

Public monuments seem to have become the lightning rod of our cultural wars: from Robert E Lee, to Cecil Rhodes, to intimations that Nelson...