Gihan Hyde

CEO & Founder, CommUnique

Gihan is the award-winning CEO & Founder of CommUnique, one of the UK’s fastest growing ESG Strategy and Communications Advisory Firms. CommUnique is B.Corp certified making it the first Black, Arab, female-founded organisation to be certified. She is the recipient of the UK’s “CEO of the Year” award, one of the most influential “40 over 40” communications professionals in the world according to Campaign Magazine and LinkedIn Top ESG Voice 2023. 


She is a Board advisor to B.Corp UK and is the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Director of ESG Communications Training. 


Prior to founding “Communique” Gihan led some of the largest ESG diversity and employee change communications departments including BP Workplace Sustainability, Barclays Internal audit, HSBC Asset Management, M&S HR, and the Riyadh Metro Project. 


Her work impacted more than 150,000 employees, and 200,000 customers and closed $300m worth of sales deals.