18 June 2020
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Her main area of work now focuses on integrating public relations strategy within businesses and organisations, stakeholder engagement and discreet coaching of senior PR practitioners and CEOs.
Laura was involved with and Chaired the CIPR Scotland group for four years, before being elected to the CIPR’s Board and Council. She finished her final term on Council in December 2018 and is now Chair of the Fellows’ Forum. Laura became Chair of PRCA Scotland in January 2020.
PRFest was born in 2015 out of frustration and passion, and through consulting with the PR community in the UK. Laura continues to consult with the global community and aims to continue to evolve PRFest.
Laura is a guest lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University, University of West of Scotland and Glasgow Kelvin College.
You can find Laura’s PR blog here, which was voted Top 10 Female PR Blogger by Vuelio. She’s @laurafromaura on Twitter and Instagram and always happy to connect on LinkedIn.
You can find Alex on Twitter here.
Twitter (personal): @marybethwest https://twitter.com/marybethwest
Twitter (ethics advocacy): @MBWComm https://twitter.com/MBWComm
Twitter (agency): @FletcherPR https://twitter.com/FletcherPR
My creative design studio https://twitter.com/GoodWillStudios
My Sustainable Agencies project https://twitter.com/sustainableAgnc
Design studio website https://www.goodwillstudios.com/
Sustainable Agencies http://sustainableagencies.com/
She is also a mum of two and knows what it is to juggle a business around children and importance of work-life balance, after being diagnosed with PND at the peak of career. In order to get well again, she shifted gears, and through the support of other business owners in the same situation was able to carve out a business that is successful but also enables her to be present in her own and family’s life.
He has contributed to several published business books on measuring communications and is an active long-term member of the UK Government’s GCS / Cabinet Office Evaluation Council. In 2013 he co-authored the UK government’s Capability Review of Digital Communications. Richard is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, a member of the PRCA’s PR & Communications Council, an Honorary Lifetime Fellow of AMEC and was inducted into PR News’ Measurement Hall of Fame in 2017.
Twitter – www.twitter.com/richardbagnall
Linkedin – www.linkedin.com/in/richardbagnall
He is a founder member of social enterprise, Campaign Collective. He currently co-ordinates the work of the End Fuel Poverty Coalition and delivers campaigns for Project Syndicate, the Social Workers Union, National Association of Child Contact Centres and Loughborough University.
Further experience includes running campaigns for Brathay Trust and Power To Change. He co-authored the Freedom To Campaign Guide to the Lobbying Act.
He edits the Collective’s home of positive news, The Rooftop and is Chair of Public Relations and Communications Association’s Charity and Not for Profit Group. He led the PRCA Council’s work on defining and measuring the social impact of public relations.
He is also a trustee of the Association of Colleges Charitable Trust and formerly chaired the PR Apprenticeships Trailblazer employer group.
Simon can be found on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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