26th September 2019

Consilium Strategic Communications expands international senior team with four new appointments


  • Rachel Curtis Gravesen Joins Consilium from Genmab as a Senior Strategic Advisor

  • Three Strategic Advisors join Consilium in the US

LONDON and BOSTON, 26 September 2019, Consilium Strategic Communications, a global leader in strategic healthcare communications and investor relations, today announces four new senior appointments: Rachel Curtis Gravesen in Europe and Paul Rabin, Heidi Lorman and Andrea Ziltzer in the US.

Rachel Curtis Gravesen has around 20 years’ experience working in communications and investor relations for some of the world’s leading healthcare companies.   Rachel served as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations & Communications at Genmab. Prior to that she worked at Novo Nordisk and had a journalism career spanning almost ten years at the BBC and CNBC. As a Senior Strategic Advisor, Rachel will work with Consilium as it continues to strengthen and expand its healthcare strategic communications offering internationally.

As accomplished veterans in the healthcare communications field, the three new US team members possess deep knowledge across a broad range of therapeutic areas and multiple fields in the life sciences, pharma and biotech industries.

Paul Rabin brings more than 20 years of award-winning media relations experience to the team, having directed and executed successful media PR campaigns for high-profiled clients such as Abbott, Allergan and J&J.

Heidi Lorman provides 20 years of strategic communications counsel through leading strategic campaigns and educational awareness programmes for start-up, mid-size and large companies focused on pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical devices.

With more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Andrea Ziltzer brings expertise in communicating and building relationships with consumers, physicians, advocacy (non-profit) groups, governmental and other influencers.

“I am delighted to welcome Rachel, Paul, Heidi and Andrea to Consilium. Their senior advisor skills, plus years of IR and PR experience and breadth of expertise, will be invaluable to clients on both sides of the Atlantic. Consilium’s dedicated healthcare practice continues to go from strength to strength and we are pleased to be able to continue to grow our team in line with this success.”

Mary-Jane Elliott

Managing Partner of Consilium Strategic Communications

“I am thrilled to be joining the Consilium family. Having known the team for many years, I look forward to working closely with them and the clients both in the US and Europe.”

Rachel Curtis

“Consilium Strategic Communications’ success has been driven by experienced, hard-working, proactive and dedicated healthcare communicators. I am excited to be replicating this in the US with a strong team of experts in their field from media and advocacy relations, digital and social media to corporate, financial and product communications and issues management, giving the company the ability to support clients across the communications spectrum.”

Catherine London

President of Consilium Strategic Communications US Inc

Rachel Curtis can be contacted at curtis@consilium-comms.com


Paul Rabin can be contacted at rabin@consilium-comms.com


Heidi Lorman can be contacted at lorman@consilium-comms.com


Andrea Ziltzer can be contacted at ziltzer@consilium-comms.com


For more information please contact:

Consilium Strategic Communications



Mary-Jane Elliott / Amber Fennell / Chris Gardner

Tel: +44(0)20 3709 5700



Follow us: @consiliumhc



Catherine London, US President

Tel: +1 917-763-2709

E-mail: London@consilium-comms.com


About Consilium Strategic Communications

Consilium Strategic Communications is an established global leader in strategic healthcare communications and investor relations advisory with operations in London, mainland Europe and the US. Consilium’s specialist team represents a broad range of companies spanning the global healthcare sector and provides strategic, long-term PR and IR advice to companies, funds and charities. Operating with Boards, senior decision makers and executives, we work in partnership with our clients to translate complex healthcare situations into meaningful communications programmes that deliver sustained results, inspire action and build value. For more information, please visit www.consilium-comms.com.


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