PR Council

The PR Council provides a formal mechanism to consult with the industry's most senior practitioners on the issues PR faces; to act as a think-tank for the industry; to inform the PRCA's strategic priorities; and to produce helpful commentary, advice and best-practice guidance for PR professionals.

PR Council Officers

Chairman Tony Langham (Lansons)
Vice-Chairman David Hamilton (Action For Children)

Elected members of the Council:
Members elected to the PR Council in January 2015 for one year are:

Mark Barber                Weber Shandwick
Catherine Bayfield                       Shout! Communications
Lauren Best                            Lawn Tennis Association
Adrian Brady                          eulogy!
Alice Cadwgan                       Ogilvy PR
Rod Cartwright                    Ketchum
Paul Doran                       Switch Communications
Rob Ettridge (past chairman)                    Red Lorry Yellow Lorry
Richard Fogg                                    CCgroup
Giles Fraser                        Brands2Life
Roberta Fuke Bray Leino PR
Simon Hackett                          Pegasus
Gabi Ioan Vodafone Group
Denise Kaufmann Ketchum
Howard Kosky markettiers4dc
Jo Leah Weber Shandwick
Lara Leventhal                         Ogilvy PR
Jon Lonsdale Octopus Group
Adam Mack Weber Shandwick
Alex MacLaverty Hotwire PR
Paul Masterman Staffordshire County Council
Richard Medley                         Nexus PR
Gavin Megaw Hanover
Blair Metcalfe Ogilvy PR
Richard Moss Good Relations
Lee Nugent Nelson Bostock Group
Laura Petty Westminster University
Joe Sinclair The Romans
Alex Singleton London First
Louie St Claire Harvard PR
Paul Stallard Berkeley PR
Chris Talago Waggener Edstrom
Elin Twigge PLMR
Zoe Ward Waring Publicasity

Chairmen of PRCA Groups:
The following individuals join the council as Chairmen of the PRCA Groups:

Jane Ainsworth WPR
Ruth Allchurch Cirkle PR
Mario Ambrosi Anchor Trust
Nathaniel Cassidy 3 Man Factory
Lesley Clark Clark Communications
Martin Cresswell NHS
Rosie Daly WPR
Nick Dines Belgrave Communications
Kirsty Grant Grayling
Jim Hawker Threepipe
Liam Herbert Chelgate
Rebecca Hopkins  
Katie King Zoodikers
John Leece Bell Pottinger
Mike Maynard Napier
Paul McErlean MCE Public Relations
Yvette Murphy Bray Leino PR
Mike Orford Porsche
Victoria Page Grayling
Debby Penton EML Wildfire
Jo-ann Robertson Ketchum
Holly Sutton Journalista
Laura Weston Iris Worldwide
Danny Whatmough Weber Shandwick
Mary Whenman Weber Shandwick
Lizzie Wood Fourth Day
Sarah Wrixon Salix Consulting
Lionel Zetter Zetter's Political Services
Donna Zurcher Instinctif Partners

Inaugural in-house members:
The organisations below have a permanent seat on the PRCA Council. They are currently represented by:

Julia Corkey Westminster City Council
Ian Crowder The AA
Fiona Wilkinson Visa Europe
Christopher Coe Kings College London
Rod Cook Derbyshire County Council
David Holdstock LGA
Alan Oliver Nationwide
Ian Ratcliffe  Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

For further information about the PR Council, please contact Tayana Grundy.

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