Daniel Beach has been named Portland Health's new Director.

Beach brings a wealth of senior experience from a career that spans agency, in-house and patient advocacy. He joins Portland from Ketchum to strengthen Portland's global product communications capability, supporting pharma and med tech clients.

Portland also welcomes John Clarke as Associate Director for policy and public affairs. John's background is in the pharmaceutical industry and consultancy, advising major international companies on issues such as the changing National Health Service (NHS), access and uptake of new medicines and market access strategies.