PR firm Journalista has hired Hannah Rose Thomson in the newly created role of Managing Director.

Thomson, most recently the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Health at Elvie, has also worked for health tech start-up Selfless and the South West Academic Health Science Network.

Based in London, Journalista doubled in size in 2018.

Journalista Founder and Strategy Director Holly Sutton said: “Journalista has always tried to ensure its work contributes to strategic, market access outcomes for clients, particularly in the health tech space. Our appointment of Hannah Rose is a key part of our strategy to widen and deepen this proposition further.”