A chartered graduate with over twenty years’ professional experience in business strategy, influencing and policy development, operational and strategic management across hospitality, energy, skills, social enterprise, public and communication sectors.

As a social entrepreneur, experience in:

  • governance systems and culture for third sector
  • strategic planning
  • project management
  • public procurement and bid management

As a CIPR Chartered member specialising in public relations and public affairs, including:

  • Research and delivery of strategic and operational communication and public affairs plans
  • Research, analysis, forecasting and reporting of political and parliamentary issues
  • Issues management from identification through to action and resolution
  • Building and developing contact programmes with elected members, civil servants and public policy advisers
  • Public opinion research management
  • Oral and written evidence submissions to parliamentary committee roundtables and inquiries
  • Political party conference programme design and delivery
  • Stakeholder audit, mapping and engagement
  • Message development and political communication
  • Industry manifesto and policy paper co-ordination and delivery
  • Legislative monitoring, influencing and campaigning
  • Public affairs training
  • Secretariat support for cross party group and campaign management
  • Influencer and political event management

Specialties: strategy, social enterprise, public affairs, public relations, communication, lobbying, reputation management, stakeholder analysis, relationship management, issue analysis and project management