Rosemary Brook

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Background

Rosemary Brook describes herself as a "Leading PR professional with extensive experience of communications strategy ad issues/crisis management for global companies and brands”.[1]

Relationship with the Tobacco Industry

Brook ran a public relations company called Brook Wilkinson that worked for the Tobacco Manufacturers' Association in the 1990s and 2000s.[2][3]

Brook also worked for PR firm Edelman.[1] During this time, she also worked with the TMA and British American Tobacco.[4][5]

Brook was a Trustee of the Industry and Parliament Trust, and Chairman of its Executive Committee. The Trust says it is an "independent, non-lobbying, non-partisan charity that provides a trusted platform of engagement between parliament and UK business".[6] Imperial Tobacco is one of the Trust's supporters.[7]

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Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rosemary Brook, LinkedIn website, undated, accessed February 2017
  2. P. Middleton, L. Buckingham, G. Frankcom, M. Loptrot, TMA Campaign Group: Minutes of Meeting Held on Thursday 13th July 2000, Truth Tobacco Industry Document Library, Bates no: 325133019-325133022, accessed February 2017
  3. P. Dacam, Tobacco Advertising, Truth Tobacco Industry Documents Library, Bates no: 322007970-322007974, accessed February 2017
  4. R. Brook, Note from Rosemary Brook to David Swan regarding Edelman’s plan, Truth Tobacco Industry Documents, Bates no: 325100122, accessed February 2017
  5. M. Prideaux, Letter from Michael Prideaux to Rosemary Brook regarding appointment of Stephen Walls, Truth Tobacco Industry Documents Library, Bates no: 201776048, accessed February 2017
  6. Who We Are, Industry and Parliament Trust website, undated, accessed February 2017
  7. Industry and Parliament Trust, Supporting organisations, undated, accessed January 2012 & February 2017