A New Age for Strategic Communications in Japan? 18/04/2018


Written by Sarah Crawshaw – Managing Director, Asia Pacific for Taylor Bennett Heyman. 

Over the last couple of years, we’ve observed a rise in businesses seeking strategic communications support in Japan. In light […]

TBH’s Sarah Crawshaw discusses Communications in Asian MNCs with Holmes Report 06/02/2018

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Sarah sat down with Holmes Report’s Arun Sudhaman to discuss the finding’s of TBH’s 2017 paper, Communications in Asian Multinational Corporations: A Rising Function with a Growing Talent Base.

  Listen to the conversation TBH co-founder Heather McGregor asks “Is Davos really worth it? 01/02/2018

Davos WEF 2018


TBH co-founder Heather McGregor recently gave her take on the annual World Economic Forum in Davos. In her audio essay for the BBC World Service, she shares her belief that the event’s core value lies in physically […]

Communications in Asian MNCs: A Rising Function with a Growing Talent Base 19/12/2017

Communications in Asian MNCs


This year, in collaboration with Edinburgh Business School, we conducted a review of the communications function in MNCs headquartered across East and South East Asia, and spoke […]

Are Expat Packages a Thing of the Past? 20/09/2017

Are expat packages a thing of the past (Website)


Written by Hannah Park – Consultant, Asia Pacific for Taylor Bennett Heyman. 

Years ago, when many western multinationals were establishing their footprint in Asia, the expat package […]

Running Lean (part 2): 6 Tips for Communications Leaders with Limited Resources 17/08/2017

Running Lean 2 (Website)


Written by Sarah Crawshaw – Managing Director, Asia Pacific for Taylor Bennett Heyman. 

Last week I discussed the tendency for foreign MNCs to run with lean communications functions in Asia (read here). […]

Running Lean (part 1): Foreign MNCs and Structuring the Communications Function in Asia 08/08/2017

Running Lean 1 (website)


Written by Sarah Crawshaw – Managing Director, Asia Pacific for Taylor Bennett Heyman. 

When I first moved to Asia from Europe a few years ago, I was struck by the leanness of foreign […]

The Evolution and Ascent of Government Affairs in China 08/06/2017


Written by Sarah Crawshaw – Managing Director, Asia Pacific for Taylor Bennett Heyman. 

Government affairs may be a young profession in China, but its development has been stark.  Compared with the U.S. and Europe, government affairs in China […]

Government Relations with Impact: An Interview with Sarah Crawshaw 05/04/2017


Sarah Crawshaw (Managing Director, Asia Pacific) sat down with Public Affairs Asia’s Karen Scott to discuss the future of government relations, its growing commercial importance, and how companies can best leverage the function in a […]

Communicating Culture: Internal Engagement Under the Senior Managers Regime 07/12/2016



Taylor Bennett, our parent company in London, recently published a report on the Senior Manager’s Regime (SMR) and its implications on the corporate communications function, particularly internal communications. Though SMR is a UK-based initiative, it is indicative of an emergent global trend where […]

VIDEO: Scaling the Communications Function at Tech Companies 14/11/2016

Along with their recently published white paper on best practices for scaling the communications function at fast-growing technology companies, our US-based parent company Heyman Associates has released a complementary two-part video series. In these videos, Jessamyn Katz (West Coast and Technology Practice Lead) discusses how best to build the communications function at each stage of […]

Best practices for scaling the communications function at fast-growing technology companies 07/11/2016


Taylor Bennett Heyman’s parent company, Heyman Associates, publishes a new white paper outlining best practices for scaling the communications function at fast-growing technology companies.

In a bid to address the challenges of building a communications […]

How to negotiate a pay rise 15/07/2016

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When should you ask for a raise? And how?

Heather McGregor – Taylor Bennett Heyman co-founder and managing director of our parent company Taylor Bennett – discusses the issues […]

TBH co-founder Heather McGregor awarded CIPR President’s Medal 06/06/2016

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We are enormously proud of our co-founder – and managing director of our London-based parent company, Taylor Bennett –  Heather McGregor, for her unwavering commitment to promoting and supporting diversity within the public relations profession through her work with the Taylor […]

What are execs looking for in communicators? 21/04/2016

What are execs looking for in communicators

Ahead of the EuroComm 2016 conference in Rotterdam, keynote speaker and Taylor Bennett director Kate Hamilton-Baily sat down with IABC EMENA board member Alex Malouf to discuss the sought-after skills in […]

Bill Heyman discusses self-awareness in leadership 27/01/2016

IPR Signature Studies

TBH Co-Founder and Director, Bill Heyman, recently shared his thoughts with the Institute for Public Relations on the importance of self-evaluation in leadership. Speaking in the light of a recent survey (Part 1, Part 2) […]

TBH sponsoring 2015 IR Magazine Awards & Conferences – Greater China & South East Asia 01/12/2015


Taylor Bennett Heyman are proudly sponsoring IR Magazine’s annual awards and conference events in Hong Kong (2nd December) and Singapore (4th December).

Sarah Crawshaw (Managing Director, Asia Pacific) will be presenting as a panelist at both events:

In Hong Kong, on the topic of “Best practices: What […]

Taylor Bennett Foundation wins PRWeek diversity award 22/10/2015

Taylor Bennett Foundation: The charity puts aspiring PR pros through a 10-week paid traineeship

We are proud to announce that the Taylor Bennett Foundation has been recognised by PRWeek in the US for its contributions to diversity in the workplace.

Founded by executive search firm Taylor Bennett in […]

Standing out in the Marketplace of Ideas: The State of Global Thought Leadership 15/10/2015

The State of the Global Thought Leadership 2015

We are delighted to announce the launch of Standing out in the Marketplace of Ideas: The State of Global Thought Leadership 2015. Our global survey of more than 180 senior communications professionals shows that companies are more […]

IR Magazine interviews TBH’s Sarah Crawshaw on working with recruiters 28/09/2015







Taylor Bennett Heyman’s Managing Director for Asia Pacific, Sarah Crawshaw, recently sat down with IR magazine to discuss how candidates can get the most out of their relationships with recruiters and executive search firms.


Here are our top five tips:

1. Prepare before […]

Taylor Bennett brings in Odgers Berndtson’s Kate Hamilton-Baily 08/09/2015


Taylor Bennett, the PR and communications executive search firm, has brought in Kate Hamilton-Baily as a director and a member of the management committee.

Taylor Bennett, alongside its sister companies Taylor Bennett Heyman and […]

IR Magazine interviews TBH’s Sarah Crawshaw on the IR job market 26/08/2015

IR Mag Zooming in on the Hong Kong IR job market


Strong candidate pool but opportunities scarce, explains Taylor Bennett Heyman.


As the large turnout at our most recent Greater China conference revealed, there are increasing numbers of IROs and aspiring IR professionals in […]

Students visit TBH Hong Kong office 29/05/2015

Students visiting TBH

Taylor Bennett Heyman had the pleasure of hosting a group of Journalism and Mass Communication students from The University of Georgia, who paid a visit to our Hong Kong office.

Topics of discussion included Taylor Bennett Heyman’s field of work and the burgeoning PR […]

Taylor Bennett Heyman expansion into Australasia – Q&A with David Pope (Managing Director, Asia Pacific) 30/03/2015


Why did David Pope Consulting merge with Taylor Bennett Heyman?

With the increasing global nature of senior searches it made sense to merge the two businesses to create the only corporate communications, investor relations and public affairs search firm with truly global reach.

By joining forces we […]