John McCready is a senior member of the Teneo Strategy team. Mr. McCready has worked in communications across four decades, specializing in reputation management, corporate positioning and thought leadership. He currently works with some of the world’s leading companies in the UK, the U.S., Switzerland and Australia.
Starting as a speechwriter to the Chairman and CEO, he spent 15 years at HSBC, one of the world’s largest financial services companies, where his final role was Head of Communications Planning, working across media, investor, employee and policymaker communications internationally.
Prior to joining Teneo, Mr. McCready was a strategic communications consultant at ICAP plc, the world’s leading interdealer broker, with responsibility for media relations globally. Mr. McCready has written for CEOs and Chairs for companies listed on over ten stock exchanges, including half-a-dozen FTSE 100 companies.
Mr. McCready started his career in communications as a consumer journalist.