Citigate Dewe Rogerson, an international financial and corporate communications consultancy, has appointed Dominic Tonner as Director.
Dominic is a hedge fund and private equity strategic communications specialist who joins from a leading reputation management consultancy where he advised clients across financial services and other sectors. Previously he was Global Head of Communications at the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body, from 2014-2018. He spent the first 14 years of his career as a journalist, contributing to The Sunday Times and the Financial Times, among other titles.
He will be working closely with Senior Director Christen Thomson, who founded Citigate Dewe Rogerson’s rapidly growing, award-winning hedge funds practice in 2016, and who was Deputy CEO and earlier Head of Communications at AIMA from 2008-2014. The pair worked together at AIMA from 2009-2014.
Citigate Dewe Rogerson’s hedge fund practice is centred on London, New York, Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore. Client strategies covered include equity long/short, credit, quant, event-driven, activist, distressed, global macro, FX, crypto, emerging markets, biotech, disruptive tech and ESG. Its services to hedge fund management firms include advising on special situations, crisis and issues management, profile building to institutional investor audiences and marketing support.
Chris Barrie, Managing Director, Citigate Dewe Rogerson, says: “Dominic adds significant value to our financial services team given his experience as a journalist, in the industry and in agency. He will also be invaluable to our rapidly growing hedge funds practice.”
Christen Thomson, Senior Director, Citigate Dewe Rogerson, adds: “I am very glad to be working again with Dominic, who has tremendous expertise and experience in hedge funds. With our growing team and our international network of offices in the major hedge fund industry centres worldwide we are well-placed to support a complex, sophisticated industry.”
Dominic Tonner, Director, Citigate Dewe Rogerson, says: “I have closely followed Citigate Dewe Rogerson’s impressive growth in the global hedge fund industry over the last five years, and I am really pleased to be joining Christen and the rest of the team as we seek to drive the next phase in the firm’s expansion.”