Makara Health has promoted senior PR and communications specialist Helen Laurence to Director, reinforcing its leadership team as it continues to grow in the communications sector.

Helen has worked for Makara for three years as associate director, having joined from Gravitas Public Relations. She is an established senior professional with over 15 years’ experience in healthcare communications having worked at Havas Just and Virgo Health, and also served as senior press officer at the Alzheimer’s Society.

Louise Sharp, Owner and Managing Director of Makara Health said: “We are delighted to have someone as passionate and skilled as Helen join our leadership team, bringing a wealth of experience in public relations, medical education and patient engagement.

"Helen has a proven track record of building and growing accounts. Her leadership role will allow her to spearhead our communications offering, taking the strategic lead on existing accounts and building new business to support the continued growth of Makara.”