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.

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 where he had a number of high-profile jobs,

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MARGARET HILL

COUNCIL MEMBER

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

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MICHAEL SKREIN

COUNCIL MEMBER

Michael is the senior partner in Reed Smith's Intellectual Property, Media, Advertising and Technology disputes group.

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Peter Walker

COUNCIL MEMBER

Peter has worked in brand design and communications for more than 30 years. He's always had his own business called WonderlandWPA which these days has a wide client base or corporate and FMCG brands.

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Nadine White

COUNCIL MEMBER

Nadine White is a news reporter at HuffPost UK covering current affairs, race and social justice since 2018. Previously, she was a journalist at The Voice newspaper - Britain's biggest Black publication.

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 JOHN M DE C HOARE

TREASURER (NOT ON COUNCIL)

 John is not a Council Member and is a qualified accountant who has been operating a portfolio career since 1980 as an interim executive, non-executive director and non-executive company secretary.

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