Our Thinking

We challenge perspectives. Read our thoughts on the issues facing businesses and their leaders.

    The democratisation of private assets – are firms ready?

    “We’re called private equity for a reason, it’s because we’re private”. This used to be a fairly common sentiment: “private” wasn’t just a description of the asset class, it was a deliberate posture adopted by private equity firms. This quote was ascribed to a senior figure in private equity by one of the interviewees for…

    Directors! Your Graduates Need You…To Step Up

    At the time of writing, I am just over 6 months into a new job at Nepean, a communication and reputation advisory firm. How would you describe starting a job in the middle of a pandemic I hear you ask? One word: FIMO (Fear I’ve Missed Out). In many respects, at such a difficult time…

    Returning to Work – Risk Appetite

    We have been thinking about the importance for the economy (and society) of getting people back in circulation and out of their homes, while also balancing the challenges of doing this safely and managing people’s fears. For business leaders this is the next big behavioural, cultural and communications challenge. We believe those who are able…

    Responsible Restructuring

    As the government begins to wind down corporate financial support, the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic will become more real. Many companies will need to change – some drastically. Restructuring and recapitalisations will continue to be high on the agenda for those whose survival depends on it. For others it is a matter of…

    Five Themes To Think About

    With a wall of difficult decisions fast approaching and reputations on the line, we wanted to ensure our network was aware of how we can help think through the tough calls ahead. Nepean was designed to provide top quality advice and a ‘second brain’ with thoughtful, considered counsel and expert judgment. We have advised organisations…

Our News

    Nepean bolsters team with new appointments

    Nepean, the reputation and communications advisory firm, today announces the appointment of Martin Glenn to the board as a non-executive advisor and Harry Roxburgh to the position of Consultant in the business. Martin will work closely with Managing Partner Gavin Davis as the business continues to grow, drawing on his extensive experience working with high…