Charlie Bain is Managing Partner at Digitalis, a technology company that specialises in online reputation management, crisis communications, digital privacy and risk.
Charlie has 25 years’ experience within the sectors of risk consulting, communications and journalism. He is widely recognised as a leading expert in advising clients on their digital footprint and the affect this has on their reputation. During his career, he has helped a number of leading families, global corporates and prominent individuals understand the nascent field of internet risk and digital crisis communications.
Following a career in journalism for several UK newspapers, covering crime and foreign news, including the war in Afghanistan in 2001 and the 9/11 attacks on New York, Charlie was appointed Head of Private Clients at risk management firm G3 Good Governance Group. During his seven years at the company, he was Head Of Europe, Managing Director of Operations and Deputy Chief Executive overseeing the firm’s expansion into international markets and the launch of its cyber practice.
Charlie is on the Advisory Board of VALUEworks, a multi-family office based in Zurich and a Senior Advisor to Dallington Associates, a company that offers pastoral care to foreign students in the UK. In addition, Charlie occasionally contributes to The International Family Offices Journal, giving an insight into his experience advising family offices. In 2021, Charlie was recognised as a Top Recommended specialist in reputation management by Spear's Magazine.