The Council

Our council represents a diverse mix of our membership. It features well-known figures alongside younger rising stars in the media.

The council meets regularly to make sure that we continue to deliver an exciting programme of events.

Geoffrey Davis

Council Member

Geoffrey Davies is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Westminster teaching journalism and television since 2002. 

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Phil Harding

Council Member

Phil is a journalist, broadcaster and media consultant. Previously he was an award-winning producer, editor and senior executive at the BBC.

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Margret Hill

Council Member

Margaret is the former Chief Adviser, Editorial Policy at the BBC, working across the range of BBC output including television, radio, sport, news, global news, BBC Worldwide, and publishing.

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John  Mair

Council Member

John Mair is one of the most prolific editors of books on modern journalism in Britain today. This publication is his 24th ‘hackademic’ text; he is currently putting together the 25th – on 'Anti-Social Media’ for autumn publication.

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DAN SEAMARKS

Council Member

Dan Seamarks is an award winning communicator. He studied at the University of Westminster and, whilst there, he was Chair of the Student Publication Association, the UKs biggest student media body. Seamarks now works in Westminster in helping run strategic communications, policy and campaigning.

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