UK Energy Research Centre, Imperial College

Logo-Groupe-UK-GroupCommunications Manager (London)

Dec 07 – Mar 10

  • Coordinated and managed external (media and stakeholders) and internal communications. Devised and implemented appropriate long term media strategies, managing the budget.
  • Wrote press releases, content for the site and internal communications materials, designing brochures and coordinating the supervisory board reports. This involved routinely the translation of complex and technical into plain language (e.g. policy briefings).
  • To identify and develop specific contacts among the wide range of UKERC stakeholders, including academics, industry, NGOs and government to promote the Centre’s activities
  • Managed, developed and updated UKERC’s website and the intranet .
  • Ensured smooth communication and engagement with the wide range of UKERC stakeholders
  • Coordinated UKERC’s wide response to Government consultations. Lead in UK and EU communications Policy


Alpha Galileo Foundation

Senior News Service Manager (London)

February 06 – Dec 07

  • Coordinated and managed the work of the News Service Management and Marketing Team and deputised for the Operations Director.Logo-Groupe-Alpha
  • Worked with content editors to ensure content meets editorial standards and the needs of multiple target audiences.
  • Established and cultivated strong relationships with key worldwide media users and research organisations all over Europe. Responsible for high level contacts in 10 European countries and media outlets in each country.
  • Coordination lead: liaised with European and multinational bodies of research such as ESA, ESO, CERN; dealing with these organisations in a multilingual environment; attending relevant meetings across Europe and dealing with policy issues.
  • Played a key role in the achievement of important National Subscriptions for the Development of the News Service with several European Governments.
  • Produced electronic news releases, newsletters and web and marketing material. Edit content to a high editorial standard.
  • Run marketing, consultation and media campaigns. Represented AlphaGalileo in Europe

Content & Business Development Manager

January 05 – February 06

  • Edited and sub-edited press releases. Run marketing, consultation and media campaigns. Develop workshops and presentations for European conferences
  • Coordinated translations of news and the website into Spanish, Italian and French.