May 2021

Written by:

Tom Gosschalk

Senior Account Manager

Cavendish Advocacy reveals new leadership


Cavendish Advocacy is proud to announce that Gareth Morgan is set to become its new Managing Director, with Alex Challoner stepping back.

Cavendish Advocacy was acquired by BECG in July 2020 and Challoner has overseen its successful integration into the BECG group since then, with BECG being ranked No.1 UK Public Affairs Agency in PR Week’s Top 150 rankings in that time.

Commenting on his appointment, Gareth Morgan said:

“I am absolutely delighted to be taking over the reins from Alex at what is a very exciting for Cavendish Advocacy and the BECG group. We have had fantastic growth over the past year, both in terms of clients and team members and I am looking forward to continuing to push the business forward into new sectors, working across a range of services”.

Alex Challoner will remain on the Cavendish Advocacy and BECG Board’s as he focuses on growing the Public Affairs offer across the group, Alex commented: “Establishing Cavendish 17 years ago has been one of my proudest achievements and in Gareth we have the right person to drive the next phase of its development and growth”.

Stephen Pomeroy, CEO of BECG said:

“I am delighted that Gareth is set to become Cavendish Advocacy’s new Managing Director, his political insight and strategic thinking is up there with the best in our industry.”