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 Rob Ettridge (Red Lorry Yellow Lorry)
Vice-Chairman Tony Langham (Lansons)

Elected members of the Council:
Members elected to the PR Council in October 2013 for one year are:

Ardi Kolah                Cabinet Office
Blair Metcalfe                       Ogilvy PR
David Hamilton                            Action for Children
Dominick Moxon-Tritsch                          Uber London
Eleanor Orebi Gann                       Visa Europe
Helen Dickinson                    Kreab Gavin Anderson
James Thomlinson                       Bell Pottinger Wired
Jamie Brookes                        BNY Mellon
Laura Oliphant                                    Stand Agency
Laura Petty                        Sermelo
Lee Nugent Nelson Bostock Group
Michael Darragh                          Ogilvy PR
Nigel Kennedy Commucan
Penny Anderson Precise
Phil Hall PHA Media
Rhodri Harries Kaizo PR
Robert Minton-Taylor                         Leeds Business School
Sandy Purewal Octopus Group
Tanya Joseph Sport England
Brendon Craigie Hotwire PR
Howard Kosky markettiers4dc
James Acheson-Gray                         APCO Worldwide
Chris McLaughlin Inmarsat
Mark Barber Weber Shandwick
Sally Ward Porter Novelli
Tanya Hughes Talk PR
Zoe Ward Waring Publicasity
Cameron Grant 3x1 Public Relations
Gavin Megaw Hanover

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

Cathy Baker Text100
Mario Ambrosi Anchor Trust
Ruth Allchurch Cirkle
Jo-ann Robertson Ketchum
Charlie Coney GolinHarris
Danny Whatmough Weber Shandwick
Holly Sutton Journalista
Jim Hawker Threepipe
John Leece Bell Pottinger
Edward Parsons APCO Worldwide
Martin Bostock Nelson Bostock Group
Laura Weston Iris Worldwide
Kirsty Grant Grayling
Sarah Wrixon Salix Consulting
Jane Ainsworth WPR
Mike Orford Porsche
Nathaniel Cassidy 3 Man Factory
Paul McErlean MCE Public Relations
Liam Herbert JBP
Nick Dines  Belgrave Communications
Lionel Zetter Zetter's Political Services
Lesley Clark  Clark Communications
Stuart Williamson Nationwide
Katie King Zoodiker
Rebecca Hopkins ENS Ltd
Debby Penton  EML Wildfire
Sue Hardwick Atkinson Hardwick PR
Angela Oakes Treehouse PR

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 Anastasia Tole.

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