Presentations: Academy 2022

The presentations from Academy 2022 can be downloaded by clicking on the corresponding speaker in the programme below.

Session 1Learning from the big stuff: How to ensure a strategic approach when the crises keep coming (streamed content)

Lee Cain, Founder of strategic advisory firm Charlesby and former Director of Communications at No10 Downing Street

Kim Sklinar, Group Internal Engagement Manager at AutoProtect Group and UN Volunteer
Session 2Diversity and inclusion: The importance of representation and how we can all make a difference (streamed content)

Nana Crawford (she/her), Award-winning manager of an award-winning social team for the British Red Cross

Sagar Sharma, Head of Communications, London Borough of Hounslow

Session 3
Cost of Living Crisis: Key challenges for communicators this winter (streamed content)

Nicky Old, Director of Communications, Local Government Association

Gareth Bell, Communications and Communities Service Manager, South Cambridgeshire District Council & Tom Horn, Senior Communications Officer at South Cambridgeshire District Council

Session 4
The power of communications in leadership: Working with and influencing senior leaders (streamed content)

Mark Fletcher-Brown, communications consultant and public sector comms expert

Raj Tulsiani, CEO and Founder of Green Park
Session 5How to maximise positive communications impact: Liverpool hosting Eurovision 2023 and Leeds 2023 Year of Culture – Smith Square Rooms 1 & 2

Camilla Mankabady, Communications Director, Liverpool City Council

Abigail Scott Paul, Director of External Relations and Strategic Partnerships, LEEDS 2023, Leeds Culture Trust

Wellbeing and resilience
– Bevin Hall (main room)

Georgia Turner, Communications Consultant, Georgia Turner Communications; Associate, WestCo Communications; Peer Associate, LGA;  Executive member, LGcomms

James Bird, Managing Director SoCrowd

Bridge Aherne, Communications Consultant, Bridget Aherne Communications
Session 6
Campaigns, creativity and evaluation – Smith Square Rooms 1 & 2

Rishi Moulton, Data and Insight Manager, Westco

James Morton Communications Consultant, Alive With Ideas

John-Paul Danon, Sales Director and co-founder of CAN 

Lauren Castle, Communications Consultant, Alive with Ideas

How to make the most of future channel use – Smith Square Rooms 3 & 4

Dan Hare, Chief Operating Officer at e-shot

Chris Dooley, Head of Social Impact at JCDecaux

Tiffany St James, Managing partner and Co-Founder, Curate24

Making TikTok work for you – Bevin Hall (main room)

Zander Mills and Jack Grasby, Corporate Communication Manager and Campaigns Manager, South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue
LGcomms Academy 2022