Camilla Horwood has joined the PR agency Edelman in a new role as its head of health public affairs in the UK.

Horwood will lead on the development and marketing of a new health public affairs offering, and also provide experienced UK health policy, market access and strategic political advice to Edelman’s existing EMEA and global client base.

She has ten years’ of experience within public affairs and strategic communications both in-house and in agency settings. This has seen her provide senior political counsel and issues management advice to a wide range of organisations, including: medical device suppliers, global pharma companies, private healthcare providers, health insurers, patient groups and charities.

Prior to joining Edelman, Horwood was associate director/ head of health at Portcullis Public Affairs.