Howell has led business, brand and communications agenda for a multitude of organizations—multinationals to NGOs to early stage enterprises—across wide-ranging issues and assignments internationally. His experience spans public affairs to production, his approach merges corporate strategy, creative direction and policy acumens.
As a producer, Howell specializes in content creation, campaigns and cross-platform, interdisciplinary initiatives. He has devised programming—print, digital, event—for clients including American Express, beIN Sports, Ford Motor Company, Johnson & Johnson and Tribeca Enterprises, collaborating with agencies from TBWA to 72andSunny. As well, he has developed studio capabilities (design/production; creative/editorial) for a number of firms.
Additionally, Howell heads the ESG practice at Santiago, a consultancy he founded in 2015. His sustainability work includes initiatives in South Africa for an NGO and its corporate and public sector partners, governance strategy for a global designer-retailer, and content around mobility and clean energy. He is the creator of a series about smart cities, in collaboration with Bloomberg Associates, Gensler and other partners.
Before Santiago, Howell spent over a decade in senior leadership roles at public affairs and communications firms. Stints in-house include serving as publisher of a nascent media enterprise—leading growth and development across its various properties—and co-founder of its creative consultancy. A focus in the media sector includes work, in executive and advisory capacities, for legacy companies, digital natives and policy think-tanks, as well as serving in an industry working group convened by the office of President Barack Obama.
Howell has authored articles on data privacy to political risk. He is the creator of Kit Magazine, a B2B publication examining critical business themes and issues through the lens of global sport (football). And he is the co-architect of Young Filmmakers Initiative, an arts-mentorship program created with Tribeca Film Festival, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and New York City FC.
Howell is based in New York City and consults for clients worldwide.
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As a senior advisor for political risk and public affairs, Rogan works with leading organizations and their executive teams to craft strategy around critical social, political and geopolitical trends and issues; improve the coordination of international government affairs and policy functions; and integrate social, political and policy analysis into all aspects of strategic communications and development.
Most recently, Rogan was Managing Director of the Political Risk Advisory practice—a division she helped establish in 2013—at Teneo, a CEO advisory firm. She oversaw all corporate client engagements, growing the client base from nil to representing over 60% of the division’s revenues within five years, as well as the integration of political risk services across Teneo’s international offices and other advisory services; managed day-to-day operations of the division, business strategy, program and product development, and research management; and served on the Teneo Risk Leadership Board. She became a senior member of the global government affairs team, working closely with C-suite, government and external affairs, and sustainability executives.
Rogan specializes in social impact and sustainability strategy. In 2018, she led the foundational work—combining Risk Advisory, Strategy & Communications and Management Consulting—that established Teneo’s global ESG Advisory services. She advises clients across a wide range of issues, from plastics, carbon and other environmental challenges, to workforce development, inequality and the responsible application of technology.
Rogan’s writings include co-editing Teneo’s annual Vision publication, covering chapters ranging from US-China relations to Europe’s strategic autonomy, and authoring a 2019 article on CEO leadership, corporate activism and stakeholder engagement. She also contributed to the World Economic Forum’s 2013 Global Risk Report and has written about the implications, for the sport and entertainment industries, of China and Saudi Arabia soft-power in Kit Magazine, a B2B publication examining global affairs and business through the lens of football.
Rogan sits on the Advisory Board of New York University’s Center for Global Affairs and co-chairs the Development Committee. Her focus on the board includes advising on strategies to introduce new audiences to the institution’s mission to develop global citizens and supporting development through partnerships and corporate sponsorship and scholarship opportunities. She has also lectured on transnational water security, sovereignty and cooperation in Central Asia.
Prior to Teneo, Rogan was Associate Director of Corporate Advisory Services at Eurasia Group, a political risk consultancy, where she served as the global relationship manager for the firm’s largest account and strategic alliance partner. Alexandra led the development of products and services including global risk and opportunity dashboards, global trend analysis, thought leadership and white papers, and executive briefings. She also worked in Emerging Markets Equity Research at JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s London office.
Rogan holds a masters in Global Affairs from New York University and a joint honors BA in French and Spanish from University College London. She also studied art history at the British Institute in Paris, and international relations at the Complutense University of Madrid.
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