Prior to forming The Nisse Consultancy Jason Nisse spent 20 years on British national newspapers, including six years as a business editor. In 2006 he became director of media relations for Barclays plc before moving into consultancy, firstly at Fishburn Hedges and then as a founding partner of Newgate Communications. At both firms he led the special situations and crisis communications disciplines, also providing media and message training as well as board level communications consultancy. Among the clients he has advised are BT, Glencore, HM Treasury, AXA, Zurich, Barclays, Nestle, PwC, Investec, Sidewalk Labs and the UK onshore oil and gas industry. He has also lectured on crisis communications at Harvard University.