Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Safina Mirza to the role of Director of Communications effective today.
Safina brings over 20 years of communications experience having worked across Infrastructure, Development, Construction, Transport and Education. She joins CWG from The Euston Partnership, a collaboration between the public and private sectors. Previously, Safina spent 5 years at HS2, as Head of Campaigns, where she spearheaded its approach to integrated communications campaigning.
Safina spent 7 years at PR agency Teneo, as Associate Director, working with a diverse portfolio of clients. Prior to being in an agency, Safina held a number of in-house roles including, Head of Community Relations for BAA Heathrow; Head of Marketing and Communications at the Learning and Skills Council; and Communications Manager at West London Inward Investment Agency.
Shobi Khan, CEO of CWG said: “Safina is someone we have long admired, and I am delighted she is joining our team. In a newly created role, Safina will be responsible for our communications strategy and will work closely with senior management as we continue to further develop the extraordinary environment at Canary Wharf.”
Safina Mirza, Director of Communications at CWG said: “I am delighted to be joining CWG at such a pivotal time. There is so much potential here as CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 9 million square feet of mixed-use space. The opportunity to work somewhere which has such a distinct impact on the built environment and is centred on creating the very best environment for the people who live, work, and visit Canary Wharf is hugely appealing. I am really looking forward to using my communications experience to help develop this extraordinary environment.”
For further information, please contact:
Canary Wharf Group plc
T: 020 7418 2166