Lester Posner, who was director of communications for the Health and Safety Executive, UK workplace regulator, has joined Teneo as a managing director in its strategy and communications practice.
Based in Dubai, Posner is to counsel Teneo’s clients across the Middle East on communications, public affairs and shareholder relations.
At the HSE, Posner handled media relations, external affairs, internal communications and social media activities. He worked with business owners and employees to make workplaces safer and healthier.
During the COVID-19 crisis, Posner served as deputy director of the Cabinet-level National Resilience Communications Hub. He coordinated pandemic responses across governmental agencies and did outreach to communities throughout the UK.