GCI Health Continues to Go from Strength to Strength, with Significant New Hires

Award-winning healthcare communications agency bolsters its London team


Today, GCI Health announced six new appointments to its thriving London office. Joining the team from Four Health Communications (previously Packer Forbes Communications) as Director, Gemma Medcalf (previously Rickwood) brings 10 years’ experience in healthcare communications including media relations, patient advocacy, ethical and consumer health and policy. Tamara Ghanem joins as Associate Director from Red Consultancy. During her time at Red, Tamara was seconded in-house to support client policy, digital and communications teams. Prior to this Tamara spent four years at Havas:Just.
Commenting on Gemma and Tamara’s appointments Kath said: “We are experiencing significant growth through new business wins and expanding client programmes. To ensure we remain true to our award-winning culture and provide clients with our best work, it is crucial we invest in expanding the team. Gemma and Tamara bring with them a wealth of experience, skills and expertise and I am excited to welcome them to the team!”

The agency has also appointed four additional new members of staff, following continued growth. Senior Account Executive, Alice Morgan joins from MSL and Talia Berkley joins as an Account Executive from ROAD Healthcare Communications. Jack Panton and Jessica Reid also join as Junior Account Executives.

Wendy Lund, Chief Executive Officer, GCI Health Global, said: “Our GCI Health London office is continuing to go from strength-to-strength in 2019 and we are excited to be growing the team further still in light of recent successes and new business wins.”

GCI Health is the Best UK Consultancy to Work For, 2019, according to the Holmes Report. The agency has also been named as finalist for Communications Consultancy of the Year at this year’s Communiqué awards. It was also finalist for the 2019 EMEA Healthcare Consultancy of the year by The Holmes Report.

About GCI Health
GCI Health is a full-service, integrated communications agency inspired by the ever-changing healthcare landscape. The agency was recently named 2019 Best Agency to Work For by The Holmes Report, and was Communique’s 2018 Small Consultancy of the Year. It was also finalist for the 2019 EMEA Healthcare Consultancy of the year by The Holmes Report. GCI Health offers clients an accessible senior-level leadership team, a commitment to beating client expectations and an obsession with anticipating the challenges of an increasingly complex and transforming healthcare communications environment. With a deep focus on multi-channel marketing, including media relations and digital communications, storytelling, and patient engagement and activations, scientific communications, access and pricing, corporate communications, CSR, global health, issues and crisis management, patient advocacy and health education, GCI Health’s ability to deliver results and our passion around the world is unrivalled. For more information, please visit www.gcihealth.com.

Gemma Medcalf, Director, [email protected] ׀ +44 (0)7818 523 907
Zoe Fleming, Director HR, [email protected] ׀ +44 (0)7714 165788