Schillings recruit three new partners

Date: 18 Jul 2017


Schillings expands its international crisis and problem solving senior team with the hires of Amy Pope, Jeremy Eakin and John Chase.

Amy Pope, previously US Deputy Homeland Security Adviser to President Obama, will bring her experience of managing some of the most high-profile, diverse challenges at the highest levels of US government to help clients evaluate their reputation and privacy vulnerabilities and to respond quickly to issues and crises. Based in Schillings’ London headquarters, Pope will also play a leading role in supporting clients with North American interests and assets.

Jeremy Eakin, who was formerly a managing director and a founding member of UBS AG’s Global Family Office team, is highly regarded for helping successful families resolve issues and crises facing them and their businesses..

John Chase also joins the London office, having begun his career in intelligence before going on to lead the crisis response divisions at Kroll, Aegis and latterly, GardaWorld. He is experienced in advising prominent individuals, governments and multinational organisations on how to respond to kidnap for ransom, extortion and cyber threats.

Rod Christie-Miller, chief executive and partner at Schillings, commented: “When it comes to a crisis, there’s no room for doubt. As proven and talented problem solvers with extensive crisis experience, the appointment of Amy, Jeremy and John to the partnership will ensure that we continue to equip our clients to deal with the reputation and privacy threats of today, as well as the issues and crises of tomorrow.”

The hires of Amy Pope, Jeremy Eakin and John Chase takes the Schillings partnership to sixteen.

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