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.

Peter York

Hon President

Peter is an author, journalist, broadcaster and a management consultant. Under both hats the subject of social groupings and market segments is his major preoccupation.


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Barney Jones

Vice President

Barney worked as a PR then freelance radio reporter after graduating in politics and economics, then joined the BBC where he worked on a range of current affairs and political programmes.

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Susan Morton

Vice President

Susan is Managing Director of Morton PR. She has over 15 years experience in strategic communications and media management, working across the private, public and not for profit sectors mainly in Europe, Asia and South Africa.

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Joanna Abeyie


Joanna is an award-winning, agenda-setting Diversity champion and recruiter, social campaigner, TV executive, broadcaster and journalist.

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Council Member

Paul is Head of Journalism at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. He has been deeply involved with British newspapers for around forty years; working at local, regional and national press level as a reporter

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An award-winning communications professional, Emily has spent the last 12 years implementing effective communications strategies at world-leading media, professional services and technology companies including the Financial Times, Ernst and Young, and the BBC.


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