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Nick Wood, MCIPR
Nick is a highly experienced journalist with unique contacts in the media and political world, including national newspaper editors, political editors and senior broadcasters.
He was Chief Political Correspondent of The Times for 10 years and political editor of the Daily Express before becoming personal media and political adviser to former Conservative leaders William

Sheree Dodd, MCIPR
Sheree Dodd is Managing Director of SC Dodd Comms Ltd, which provides advice and delivers communication solutions to a wide range of public and private sector clients. She is also an associate of the National School of Government where she delivers foundation courses in communication to new recruits to government departments.
Sheree was formerly Director of Communications at the Department for Trade and Industry where she had responsibility for media handling, stakeholder relations, marketing and e-communications. Prior to that post she led the news and media relations operations at the Department for Work and Pensions and the Northern Ireland Office.
Before joining government communications she enjoyed an extensive career as a political and industrial correspondent on The Mirror newspaper.

Andy Locke, MA Cantab, MCIPR.
Andy has over 26 years of diverse experience in tactical and strategic business communications. Most notably in the financial services and professional services sectors.
He began his communications career in mainstream advertising at Leo Burnett
He then spent a number of years in Public Relations and joined KPMG in Leeds as their Marketing Director for seven years before joining MCA, the UK’s leading internal communications consultancy at that time. Subsequent to MCA in 2001 he joined the Business Services Group in Bradford as an Executive Director responsible for Business Development, Communications and HR, before moving to the company that would through merger become DAL Piper
In 2005 Andy left DLA Direct to form The Business Farm – a strategic communications consultancy specializing in complex, strategic and change-driven communications. The bulk of his time since 2005 has been taken up advising Aviva on its reattribution of the inherited estates of two of their with-profits funds.

Paul Atkinson MCIPR
Paul is a professional corporate and marketing communications operator with an international outlook and extensive experience at a senior level in both high profile organisations and agencies.
He offers a combination of board level strategic advice and personal involvement in the management, creation and delivery of operational programmes. In a career that spans more than 25 years, Paul has been
- EMEA Marketing & Communications Director of Aon, one of the world’s leading insurance broking, risk management and human capital consultancies
- UK Communications Director of RSA, a major UK based insurance company
- Head of External Affairs of Nationwide Building Society, the world's largest mutual building society
He has also held senior positions within the agencies Ludgate Communications and Valin Pollen.
Paul is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public relations and a Corporate Fellow of the Industry & Parliament Trust

Peter Hill, MCIPR
After a career in journalism – Yorkshire Post, The Times, where he was industrial editor, and The Observer – he embarked on a career in corporate communication. He was director of information at the British Technology Group and subsequently head of corporate communication at the Lloyd’s insurance market for sixteen years to 1999, his team being recognised with the 1997 Institute of Public Relations Award for the best crisis management campaign. Serving three years as chairman of the Practitioner Advisory Panel for the MSc Corporate Communication at Thames Valley University he is also a former lay assessor for the BA (PR) degree at Bournemouth University.
Hill was appointed as PR adviser to the Baltic Exchange before establishing himself as an independent PR consultant. He has undertaken projects for a wide range of clients including corporate writing and developing and implementing communication strategies.

Lee Harding
Lee concentrates his talents on digital media with a particular expertise in web design and build. Careful analysis of the clients’ needs leads to a web site that will complement the organisation's brand.

Nick Hockley
Nick specialises in brand development and refinement. He also leads production teams to produce branded materials from corporate reports and other publications to set designs for events.

Michael Green
Michael Green is a communications consultant with experience in public and private sectors, and a background in industrial and economic journalism. A writer and film-maker, he helps organisations develop and protect their reputation, provides communications training (with Pitch-Perfect), media strategies and issues-management services. He was a correspondent with the Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph and ITN and public relations director for British Coal and utility group Veolia.

Stewart Prosser, MCIPR
Stewart Prosser is a highly experienced corporate and financial communications consultant, with 20 years of expertise in managing the reputation, brand and market positioning of major multinational, public, blue-chip companies. These organisations include Lehman Brothers, AXA, The Royal Bank of Scotland and The Chase Manhattan Bank

Martin Adeney
Martin Adeney is principal of Martin Adeney Associates, a consultancy which offers a full range of PR services, advice and counsel to a range of companies and voluntary bodies. Clients have included Washington Group International, the US leader in nuclear remediation, the Carnegie UK Trust, Remploy and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Europe’s largest management consultants. Previously he was Industrial Correspondent of the Sunday Telegraph and Industrial Editor of the BBC before heading ICI’s communications team for eleven years, latterly as Vice President of Public Affairs.

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