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John Sunnucks

Vico Partners Limited

London, UK

Founder

Vico Partners Limited

John Sunnucks

Biography

John Sunnucks is Founder & Partner of Vico Partners which offers senior level communications support and counsel to businesses and business leaders.

Founded in 2017, Vico Partners recognises the high value leaders place on an independent perspective, experience, ideas, sound judgement and advice. Vico’s partners have significant transactional and international experience and a strong network of agency and adviser relationships across the world, having all acted at the most senior level in financial communications, business, politics, corporate finance, the law & business media. They work together to bring exceptional value to help their clients (who are a range of public and private companies across multiple sectors) build and test their propositions and make their case confidently in an ever more judgemental world.

John has over 25 years' experience advising business leaders on corporate and financial communications, issues and transactions across a range of sectors and market conditions. A long term Partner at Brunswick, then Tulchan Communications and latterly Bell Pottinger, his career has involved working closely with many large corporations and high profile clients.

With a keen interest in racing, orchestral music and opera, John is involved with a number of organisations. He was a long term Trustee of World Horse Welfare, the leading international horse charity dedicated to promoting horse welfare worldwide. He is a Director at Wincanton Racecourse, a Trustee of the British Youth Opera, one of the country's foremost opera training companies, and on the Development Board of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

John Sunnucks’ Background

Founder
Sep 2017 - Present
London, UK
Vico Partners is a strategic communications consultancy which focuses on senior level counsel and advice for businesses & organisations. John is a Founder and Partner responsible for financial communications & transactions.
Director
Wincanton, UK
Wincanton Racecourse, home of the Kingwell Hurdle Day, is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Wincanton, Somerset.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Member of Development Board
London, UK
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has become a byword for exceptional quality & versatility, undertaking a diverse range of activities from traditional concerts in concert halls to classical spectaculars and ‘cross-over’ concerts in arenas.
Trustee
London, UK
British Youth Opera provides professional opportunities for musicians, singers & technical trainees on the threshold of their careers. Regarded as one of the country's foremost opera training companies, its programme includes fully-staged opera productions at Sadler's Wells' Peacock Theatre, workshops, masterclasses & concerts.

Previous Non-Executive Positions

Trustee
Snetterton, UK
World Horse Welfare, the leading international horse charity, is dedicated to promoting horse welfare worldwide. The charity, which was founded in 1927, is committed to stamping out suffering and improving the life of horses in the UK & overseas, through education, campaigns and hands-on work with horses.
Member of Development Board
London, UK
Rainmaker Foundation is a community of like-minded individuals who share a common goal to make the world a better place. They use their collective resources to help outstanding small charities develop, by providing them with a potent combination of funding, management support & pro bono expertise.

Philanthropy

Supporter
Henstridge, UK
Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance is a registered charity, established to provide relief from sickness and injury for the people of Dorset and Somerset. They receive no direct funding from the Government or the National Lottery and rely on the generosity of the public for support.

John Sunnucks’ Education

English Literature & Language
1978 - 1981
1972 - 1977
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