Director of Communications, RTPI
Simon is responsible for all external channels including public affairs. He has extensive experience in the professional and membership space, having worked for four separate membership bodies including the Institution of Civil Engineers, The Russell Group and The Association of Colleges. He also spent five years working in Government communications for the Department for Business where he finished his time as Press Secretary. His primary focus is the long-term value of awareness campaigns and the use of clear communications tactics involved in supporting Pillar Three of the corporate strategy. Prior to working in comms he was a national newspaper journalist in Ireland and spent time living in Dublin, Belfast and Glasgow.