Cecilie Sørhus, Chief of Staff and Head of Communications, joined PIDG from Xynteo, a consultancy firm advising on and specialising in leadership and sustainability issues.
She was Head of Communications and led the firm’s global communications and brand-building work. Cecilie played an important role in delivering flagship events for Xynteo, leading and developing a global team.
Prior to her role at Xynteo, she worked for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where she drove communications for the UK, the Nordics, and the Middle East, as well as managed Government and partner relations in the Nordics. She has worked for a range of UK Government departments, including the Department for International Development (DFID), where, amongst other priorities, she led communications for the private sector department.