Rory Godson is the founder and CEO of strategic communications agency Powerscourt, an advisor to Draper Esprit. He established the firm in 2004 after serving as director of corporate affairs at Goldman Sachs International and a distinguished career in journalism, culminating in his appointment as business editor of the Sunday Times. He remains deeply engaged with clients – especially at moments of challenge and change.
He has guided clients through some of the most significant and high profile corporate crises of the last 15 years. From helping BP on the Deepwater Horizon disaster, to advising News Corp on its communications around phone hacking, Rory built Powerscourt’s early business on crisis communications expertise and a reputation for standing side by side with clients to repel threats and fight their corner.