Christine Payne

Senior Vice President

Christine has more than 15 years’ experience in leading employee engagement and internal communications teams at global healthcare and pharmaceutical companies, including AbbVie UK and GE Healthcare. She joined United Minds in 2018 to oversee executive and employee communications programmes for global healthcare clients.

Christine specialises in culture transformation with a focus on change management, restructuring and acquisitions, crisis management and corporate responsibility. She has worked with global organisations with employee bases in the tens of thousands to define culturally-sensitive internal communications strategies. She advises at C-suite level on developing leaders’ communications styles and has particular strength in message development, multi-channel management, project delivery and strategic planning.
Prior to working in employee communications, she was a journalist and editor at a range of automotive and technology publications in the UK, as well as co-founding a community-based internet start-up.

Christine has a degree in Psychology and English Literature from the University of British Columbia, Canada