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Top Influencers: 9 UK Director of Communications’s To Follow in 2022

Director of Communications & IR play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Director of Communications & IR role. We have selected these Director of Communications & IR’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Director of Communications & IR’s. The list is in no particular order!

Liz Vaughan-Adams

Director of Communications & IR @ IP Group Plc

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Liz Vaughan-Adams is the Director of Communications at IP Group plc. Learn more about Liz Vaughan-Adams on Crunchbase…

IP Group is an IP commercialization company specializing in evolving great ideas into world-changing businesses. Read more aboutIP Group Plc on Crunchbase…

Craig Jones

Director of Communications @ Advertising Standards Authority – ASA

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Craig Jones is a Director of Communications at Advertising Standards Authority, Learn more about Craig Jones on Crunchbase…

Advertising Standards Authority – ASA is the jury that decides whether advertisements have broken the Advertising Codes. Read more aboutAdvertising Standards Authority – ASA on Crunchbase…

Janet Convery

Director of Communications @ ActionAid

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My first job in the international development sector was working for the British Overseas Aid Group (BOAG), (an umbrella agency representing ActionAid, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Oxfam and Save the Children), which gave me an opportunity to see how they all worked on the ground. ActionAid won my heart. Every day around the world small victories are won by the people we work with because we have listened to their needs and supported them to shape a better future. That is what keeps me coming to work every day. Learn more about Janet Convery on Crunchbase…

ActionAid is an international non-governmental organization focused on helping impoverished and disadvantaged people. Read more aboutActionAid on Crunchbase…

Victoria Stewart

Director Of Communications @ Abingworth

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Victoria has more than 18 years experience in the life sciences sector. She manages and advises on Abingworth’s public relations strategy in Europe and the US and provides support to portfolio companies. Victoria joined Abingworth in 2000 from PJB Publications, where she was Biotechnology Editor of Scrip World Pharmaceutical News. Victoria has held editorial positions at Chemistry in Britain and the Financial Times, where she covered Pharmaceutical Business News, Biotechnology Business and Medical Device Business News. She has a degree in Biological Chemistry from the University of Kent at Canterbury. Learn more about Victoria Stewart on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutAbingworth on Crunchbase…

Robert Watkinson

Director Of Communications @ Mo Ibrahim Foundation

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The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) was established in 2006 to focus on the critical importance of leadership and governance in Africa. Read more aboutMo Ibrahim Foundation on Crunchbase…

Anthony Simon

Director Of Communications @ City of London

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City of London Corporation is a government body that provides economic, social, and community development services. Read more aboutCity of London on Crunchbase…

Ian Williams

Director of Communications @ Gregory Pennington

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Ian Williams is a director of communications at Gregory Pennington. Prior to that, Ian has held positions at Think Money Group, Moneysupermarket.com, Lansons Communications, and Nationwide Building Society. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Portsmouth. Learn more about Ian Williams on Crunchbase…

Gregory Pennington is a privately held company that provides debt management plans. Read more aboutGregory Pennington on Crunchbase…

Rupert Smith

Director of Communications @ Newsworks

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Rupert Smith is the Director of Communications at Newsworks. Learn more about Rupert Smith on Crunchbase…

Newsworks is a marketing agency helping agencies and advertisers get the most out of news brands for national newspapers. Read more aboutNewsworks on Crunchbase…

Paul Teverson

Director of Communications @ McCarthy & Stone

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Paul joined McCarthy & Stone in 2011 having previously worked as an adviser to a senior MP and Government Minister in Parliament and provided communications support for a number of UK housebuilders and national infrastructure companies. Paul was appointed to McCarthy & Stone’s Executive Committee in 2014 and is responsible for national, corporate and internal communications, and also supports the company’s national public affairs programme. Learn more about Paul Teverson on Crunchbase…

McCarthy & Stone offers retirement housebuilder, specialising in designing property for later life. Read more aboutMcCarthy & Stone on Crunchbase…

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