Before his career in PR Justin was a journalist, working on newspapers in Cheshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire – eventually specialising in education reporting. In 1988 he was voted Journalist of the Year by Westminster Press. He then moved into PR doing press and PR for the University of Hertfordshire before joining Communications Management in September 1994 to build the agency's specialism in education.
Over the years he has worked with many education institutions on a wide range of different projects, most recently acting as strategic advisor to the University of Cambridge on a multi million pound planning project and leading a high level reputation and stakeholder audit for the University of Portsmouth.
Justin is a member of the executive committee of the Education and Skills Sectoral Group of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and created the Education Journalist of the Year Awards in 2004. Justin graduated from Leeds University and has a degree in Public Media and English.
Industry Expertise (3)
Public Relations and Communications
Areas of Expertise (5)
Leeds University: BA, Public Media and English 1987
Event Appearances (7)
Co-presenter of Workshop
Effective Marketing in Higher Education Annual Conference London
The Marketing and Communication Challenges of Engaging with Business Woburn
Presenter of seminar
British Educational Suppliers Assiociation - Half day seminar on how the media reports on education issues London
Presenter of a workshop
CIPR conference on working like a consultant - 2007 London
CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) Annual Conference - 2007 UK
What Journalists Want Conference London
Association of Business Schools Programme for Senior Administrators London
- Workshop Leader