– Indira Gandhi elected Prime Minister of India.
– Robert Runcie appointed Archbishop of Canterbury.
– Bjorn Borg wins Wimbledon.
– Wreck of the Titanic discovered.
– Ronald Reagan elected US President.

PIELLE Consulting has its origins in the merger of a mainstream marketing communication business with a specialist international public policy and corporate communication firm.

From the outset, the objective was to establish a model for management and development that was close to that of partner led professional service firms, avoiding the advertising agency influenced people pyramids of contemporary public relations agencies.

With London as our base and communication management and public relations established as the core of the firm, ours was – and remains – a consulting business. A commitment to strategic or operational partnerships, joint ventures or commercial alliances remains the basis for ‘related business’ development capabilities or geographic expansion and operational capacity.

It is a journey that started with a rubber plant and continues, with the same but rather larger rubber plant, with the 2010 Africa World Cup, 2012 London Olympics and 2015 millennium goals ‘report back’ as milestones for the future.