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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James Ball is the global editor of The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, where he oversees the not-for-profit's international reporting projects.

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Nigel Dacre

Council Member

Nigel is a media executive, writer, and journalist. His career has included running a digital media business, working at board level for a range of companies and organisations, launching TV and online channels, and TV journalism.

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