LONDON — Brunswick Group has hired former Sunday Times financial journalist Paul Durman as a partner in London, focused on advising clients in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector.

Durman joins the firm next month after six years at Teneo, latterly as a managing director specialising in media relations around complex situations. At Teneo, he worked with clients including BT, Daily Mail and General Trust, FIFA, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Openreach, Orange, Renault and Vivendi.

Before joining Teneo in 2015, Durman was head of the TMT practice at strategic, financial and corporate communications firm Powerscourt. He started his career as a financial journalist, working on UK national newspapers for 18 years, culminating in seven years at the Sunday Times, where he was city editor and financial editor.

Durman said: “I am delighted to join Brunswick when the prospects for further growth are so strong and when the firm is investing to help clients navigate a complex and fast-changing business environment. Brunswick works with world-leading technology companies that have never faced such great opportunity, complexity and challenge. I am looking forward to working with expert colleagues around the globe to tackle those issues.”

Brunswick CEO Neal Wolin added: “We are delighted to welcome Paul to Brunswick. We have a world-class TMT team, working with many of the most exciting companies driving innovation across the globe. In addition to deep expertise in media relations and financial situations, Paul brings exceptional experience across a range of critical issues, which will be invaluable to clients in the UK and internationally.”