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Chelsea Ferguson is an Internal Communications professional with five years of experience, split across a communications consultancy and working in-house. Her most recent role was Internal Communications Coordinator at Accuity. Chelsea is currently looking for her next role in Auckland, New Zealand.

Andrew Holland is a partner with specialist corporate comms recruiter Comms Leaders, with over nine years’ experience recruiting senior level corporate communication professionals. Previously, Andrew enjoyed a 20 year career in corporate communications, both on the interim and permanent side, working for some of the most recognised organisations here in the UK and globally, including BAE Systems, Textron, British Gas (Centrica) and BAA (Heathrow Airport).

Andrew is also Managing Director of The Communication Leadership Academy, which provides bespoke, highly interactive communication and leadership training.

Frank Hamilton is a blogger and translator from Manchester. He is a professional writing expert in such topics as blogging, digital marketing and self-education. He also loves traveling and speaks Spanish, French, German and English. 

Nadia Tavana is an Internal Comms Business Partner for Nationwide. Nadia has eight years experience in internal comms and has worked for the private, public and third sector, doing everything from events management, measurement and insight, and leadership engagement. On her days off, Nadia likes to keep fit and active, which often involves copious amounts of shopping. 

Lena Durbec is a workplace innovation and wellbeing at work consultant, and founder of neuroptimist.eu. Find more advice on how to increase engagement, improve wellbeing and become more productive at work on her blog

Alex Hughes is CEO and co-founder of Binumi Pro. Alex started his career working in digital platform strategy at brands like ITV and MTV, before entering the world of consultancy. In 2006 he partnered with Christopher Bo Shields to launch Amigo, an agency providing dedicated creative services and facilities to the events industry, including video production. In 2018, they together launched Binumi Pro, a video editing platform.
Terrence McDonald is a Communication & Engagement Manager for LGIM Customer & Client Operations. Part of the Legal & General Investment Management division of L&G. Terrence has held a number of roles within Legal & General, and has been in Financial Services for almost two decades. Prior to joining Legal & General, Terrence worked in retail where he managed a store in Cardiff for Focus DIY.
Internal Communications, Scottish Public Sector
Mona Dhanjal supports over 120,000 global employees as a Senior Manager in Internal Communications at Cognizant. Her experience has spanned several client-facing roles as a Consultant, developing and executing communication campaigns to encourage employees to adopt new ways of working.
Sinéad Meckin is internal communications lead at Hanover Communications. Sinéad is a reputational management professional with a specialist interest in internal communications and employee engagement. In her role, she works on audits and strategy development, proactive campaign planning and delivery, issues management, and coaching for senior leadership and people managers. Earlier this year, Sinéad was shortlisted for the CIPR Inside Internal Communicator of the Year category at the 2020 Internal Communications & Engagement Awards, and she is also a member of the IoIC Greater London Committee.
Rachel Vincent is Internal Communications Manager at Arqiva, a leading UK communications infrastructure company. She is responsible for building and delivering internal communication programmes that help to align and engage colleagues with organisational priorities. Along with a keen interest in championing the employee voice across Arqiva, she is also responsible for leading the relationship and detailed programme of events that supports its corporate charity partner, Cancer Research UK.  
Anna Brosnan is the head of transformation communications at Imperial College London. Before Imperial she was the head of internal communications for the British Council; head of media, digital and campaigns at the National Housing Federation, and has had other comms and PR roles across charity and government.
Richard Cueto works in a large, UK based customer facing team within the financial services sector. Since taking on the responsibility of leading the people strategy, he’s continually exploring new ways to evolve how Lloyds informs and engages colleagues; creating a great place to work and thus an environment where they can deliver the best possible customer experience. 
Beatrix writes and edits for Dissertation Services and Thesis Help. As a professional writer, she has led many major writing projects throughout the country. In her spare time, she likes giving talks in business training courses, and blog at Boomessays.com service.
PR & Comms Lead, Growth & Grace Collective. She has more than 12 years’ experience in journalism, media relations and public affairs in Local Government, the European Union, NHS, and titles across Hearst Media. In 2018 her ‘Be Epic’ campaign for Merton Council was shortlisted for an Employee Engagement award in the Internal Communications category, the same year she created the blog commsovercofee.com. She is a passionate ambassador for Comms Unplugged. She is enthusiastic about innovation and the strategic role that communications can play in solving modern business challenges.
Kate Went is the Marketing and PR Manager at scarlettabbott, her experience spanned in-house roles in the healthcare, construction and legal sectors before joining the employee engagement consultancy to support the team of consultants and creatives.
Steve Hockey is CEO and Co-Founder of MyHub, a cloud-based intranet solution.
Prior to MyHub, Steve enjoyed a 15-year career in the telco industry, predominantly in the UK, where he led ground-breaking IT projects on a global scale.
He returned to his native homeland New Zealand in 2012, and shortly after MyHub was born. 
Steve’s flair for communications, a passion for exceptionally high customer service standards, and his keen entrepreneurial mindset, has led MyHub to become one of the highest-rated intranet solutions available.
Marie Barnes is a writer for LinksManagement and Photza. She is an enthusiastic blogger interested in writing about technology, social media, work, travel, lifestyle, and current affairs.  
Ranjit Sidhu is a recognised authority on change management and behavioural skills and a contributing author on a number of professional publications. She wrote the ‘Communication and Engagement’ chapter for The Effective Change Manager’s Handbook and is currently studying for the IoIC Masters in Internal Communication Management.
She established ChangeQuest 10 years ago to help people and organisations grow by providing practical support and guidance to successfully embed organisational change. She has worked on global projects spanning Europe, North America and Africa. 
A specialist recruitment consultant with 7 years experience working across a number of different industries both in the UK and South Africa.  
  • 8th September 2020
        It’s increasingly hard to find words to describe the events of 2020 so far. Suffice to say, few of us could possibly have imagined the world we find ourselves in today. Back in...
  • 28th July 2020
    You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Institute of Internal Communication which will be held on Thursday 10 September at 1pm by Zoom.  This will...
  • 27th July 2020
    IoIC Fellows are experienced IC practitioners who, for at least a decade, have shaped internal comms, had responsibility for a portfolio of IC projects or a team and are a recognised expert in a...
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