Christina Gillings

Head of Development

     

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Christina has been working with commercial property clients, developers, house builders and financial services corporations for 20 years, delivering successful, integrated, strategic communications campaigns.

With both strategic and creative insight on all matters affecting reputation management in the built environment, Christina’s best work can be seen in the successful campaigns she has delivered for clients transforming towns and city centres. From Wakefield to Newbury, Elephant & Castle to Edinburgh, Christina has delivered communications advice for over 30 projects across the UK. Seeing numerous projects from planning through to completion, to assisting teams with asset management and crisis comms – there’s not one step of the development cycle she can’t guide you through.

Christina is currently leading the overarching communications strategy for the largest regeneration project underway in the UK, St James Quarter in Edinburgh. Providing the overarching communications role for the developer, Nuveen Real Estate, Christina and the team are delivering a campaign that spans years and a huge audience base. From local stakeholders, politicians and nearby neighbours, to the shopper on the street or overseas, Christina ensures each audience is targeted with the right message, at the right time.​

The person I wish would follow me on Twitter…

Caitlin Moran. An amazing, funny, writer from Wolverhampton. What’s not to love?

My desert island book would be…

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie society by Mary Ann Schaffer. A beautiful book written through letter correspondence – my favourite, old-fashioned way to communicate.