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Kevin Taylor Chart.PR, FCIPR, (Chair
A Fellow and former President of the CIPR, Kevin was awarded the Sir Stephen Tallents Medal in 2017 for his contribution to the PR profession and joined Iprovision as a Trustee in January 2018. Kevin is an experienced communications consultant who has been a board level adviser on reputation and communications to global technology brand names as well as to innovators and start-ups. He is a Non-Executive Chair to two companies and is also active in mentoring young PR professionals. 

James Harkness FCIPR, (Vice-Chair)
James was appointed as a Trustee in January 2019. James is a founding partner of HarknessKennett, the change and internal communication consultancy and works with organisations on their strategic communications. Previously, James was MD at Banner McBride and Burson-Marsteller, WPP. Prior to this he was Head of Global Internal Communications at The Body Shop International plc. He is also a Corporate Ambassador for Canine Partners. 

Mandy Pearse Chart. PR, FCIPR (Treasurer
A Fellow and former CIPR President, Mandy joined the Iprovision trustees in December 2022. Mandy is a strategic PR consultant, trainer and speaker who specialises in the public sector and stakeholder engagement. Mandy works with a number of bodies developing best practice in communications with professional audiences. She also has a keen interest in research, evaluation and digital developments. Mandy founded her company Seashell Communications in 2012 after leading communications in-house for large, complex public sector organisations. 

Lizzie D’Angelo 
Lizzie is Deputy Marketing Director at the pregnancy information and research charity Tommy’s and became an Iprovision Trustee in January 2019. She has spent the last ten years working in communications and marketing for national health and children’s charities, including Anthony Nolan and The Sick Children’s Trust. Prior to that, she worked in PR consultancies and in the finance sector. Lizzie is passionate about driving charity awareness and income generation by engaging supporters and beneficiaries through inspiring communications. 

Paul Fincham 
Paul joined the London Stock Exchange Group as Group Head of Communications in March 2021. He has accountability for the Group’s employee and media relations, and for its external communications strategy - leading a team operating across the UK, Europe, Americas, Middle East, and Asia Pacific.  With 30 years of experience, Paul brings an extensive track record of leading communications, brand marketing, and corporate affairs strategies. He previously held senior leadership roles at Aviva, British Gas, Halifax, Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Mail. 

Baroness Olly Grender 
Baroness Grender is a peer in the House of Lords. Olly’s career has spanned the world of politics, government, the voluntary and corporate sectors. She has run communications operations and campaigns in all four. She was appointed to the Board of Trustees in January 2019. Olly has a particular interest in housing and worked as director of Communications for Shelter for four years. 

Clare Mortimer 
Clare is a highly motivated and results-orientated business leader with a proven 20-year track record across a range of communications disciplines.  Clare is regarded as a subject matter expert on the banking industry and the retail consumer environment. She was Director of Communications for the retail arm of Lloyds Banking Group, leading the bank’s communication response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the cost-of-living crisis, gaining first-hand knowledge of the challenges facing consumers and the support networks available. 

Jennifer Miller 
Jennifer’s résumé includes working as a receptionist alongside NHS commissioners and NHS England, and also as a point-of-contact stakeholder communicating with approved NHS suppliers and customers. Jennifer understands the essentials of Information Governance and patient data protection. 
Jennifer is an Accredited Independent PR practitioner, and also an award-winning radio host. As the Director of Healing Relations Ltd she provides a digital comms-support platform, media relations, and crisis support. 

Aimee Postle 
Aimee is a former PR agency board director and now independent consultant, coach and trainer. For the past 15 years she has honed her skills working with more than 100 PR and marketing clients, lecturing in several universities, coaching multiple teams, and delivering training to membership organisations and trade bodies. 
Through her own business, Aimee Postle Consulting, she provides thought leadership and marketing strategy for global and national automotive brands, as well as delivering training content for trade organisations. 

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