Gavin Megaw

Group MD Corporate, Brand & Strategy

Gavin oversees the Hanover Group’s Corporate, Brand and Strategy businesses and leads work to build the profile of global companies, organisations and individuals whilst proactively protecting their reputations.

A specialist at making things happen, he provides strategic communications advice to business leaders, including crisis communications, issues and change management, and media/speech training. Gavin hosts White Swan, the Crisis Podcast and regularly interviews senior business leaders on their approach to crises.

Gavin joined Hanover from The Football League, where he was Director of Marketing and Communications and The League’s primary broadcast spokesperson. He was previously a Board Director and Head of Corporate Communications and Issues Management at Fleishman-Hillard London. He started his career at the Conservative Party where he held a number of senior media roles, including heading up the Party’s rapid rebuttal operation.

Gavin is passionate about the physical and mental health benefits of sport and reducing societal inequality. He is honoured to be the Global Chair of parkrun, a charity with the objective of making the world healthier and happier.