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Rhian is Head of Internal Communications and as a volunteer is Chief Commissioner for ScoutsCymru. A Chartered PR Practitioner Rhian has been a member of the Cymru committee since 2002, holding many roles including Pride coordinator, conference organiser and deputy chair.
Rhian launched the members survey in Wales and is passionate about ensuring members in Wales have access to a range of learning and development opportunities in Wales.
Adam is a former broadcast journalist who has been working in PR since 2008. Adam joined in the Committee in 2013 after winning the CIPR Cymru Young Communicator of the Year Award. Since joining the committee, Adam has held various roles including press relations and organising the Annual Conference and AGM.
Adam is currently the head of internal channels and content at the Office for National Statistics.
Lisa is Business Development and Partnerships Manager at the Office for National Statistics, where she shines a light on their expertise to help others make evidenced based decisions.
A Chartered PR Practitioner, she is an experienced communications specialist with a track record of delivering effective engagement strategies and behavioural change campaigns across Welsh and UK government. Lisa is a Welsh speaker.
Geraldine is currently working as a content designer in the communications division of the Office of the First Minister at Welsh Government, Cardiff.
A CIPR member since 2013, she joined the CIPR Cymru committee in 2017, supporting the Rise & Shine co-ordinator, and she took over this role in 2018. As our Secretary from 2020, she brings more than 20 years’ experience of committee membership and officer roles for other organisations, mainly in the third sector.
Rachel currently works at The Royal Mint and is passionate about thought-provoking, engaging content for a range of audiences and platforms. Rachel has sat on the CIPR Cymru committee for 3 years and joined with the aim of organising more events for welsh PR practitioners outside of Cardiff. Being based in Swansea, Rachel is ideally placed to co-ordinate events across South Wales to complement the existing calendar already taking place in the capital and in North Wales.
Laurian is a CIPR Fellow and award-winning Chartered PR Practitioner. With over fifteen years’ experience in PR, communications and marketing she is
currently seconded to the Cabinet Office as the Brexit Campaign Lead for Citizens. Laurian is the Founder and Co-President of Women in PR Cymru, International Board Member for Global Women in PR, a CIPR Council member; and committee member of CIPR Cymru and GCS Wales and South West. She has also been Head Judge for CIPR Cymru PRide Awards for the last three years and recently became a CIPR Chartered Assessor.
Rachel is Head of Communications for the Wales Audit Office. She spent 10 years as a Reporter/Presenter for ITN, Five News, Meridian TV and the BBC before moving into PR in 2005. Rachel is a Fellow and Chartered Practitioner of the CIPR and has been a member of the Cymru committee since 2018. She is also co-founder and co-President of Women in PR Cymru and sits on the Global Women in PR international Board.
John is founder and managing director of Wilkinson Associates, a full-service consultancy based in Cardiff and working across Wales. A Chartered PR Practitioner and Fellow of the CIPR, he has been a member of the Cymru committee since 2007, including nine years as Treasurer, four years on CIPR Council and two years on CIPR Board. John launched and co-ordinates the Wales Senior Practitioner Forum and is our link with the PRCA Wales committee.
Sheri is PR and Corporate Communications Manager at Confused.com, overseeing corporate communications, consumer PR and link building. She also oversees communications for Penguin Portals – the global network of comparison platforms. She has been a CIPR Wales committee member since 2014. She has previously co-ordinated events such as Social Shorts and the Wales Senior Practitioner Forum on behalf of CIPR Cymru Wales.
There are no events available to book at the moment. Check back soon for updates.
Events that have taken place:
imPRove Training – Stakeholder Engagement
Cardiff29 January 20200930-1600
imPRove Training – What’s your story – How to engage the public through storytelling
Cardiff20 February 20200930-1600
Chartered Practitioner Assessment Day
Cardiff20 March 2020
imPRove Training – Handling social media in a crisis
Cardiff26 March 20200930-1600
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