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Colleen Harris – Crafting Issue-Based Communications Messages in the UK

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Colleen Harris is a trailblazer in the dynamic world of public relations and communications in the UK. Here is a really brief breakdown of Colleen Harris’ background and accomplishments:

Colleen is a portfolio executive with substantial communications expertise.

Colleen held a senior communications position at 10 Downing Street, the 1st Black woman to work at Downing Street (in Mrs Thatcher’s press office), before being appointed Press Secretary to HRH the Prince of Wales, Prince William and Prince Harry.

More recently Colleen was Strategy and Communications Director at the Commission for Racial Equality and interim Group-Director of Communications at the new Equality & Human Rights Commission.

Colleen is a Member of Council at the Royal Albert Hall, sits on the Press Complaints Commission and the new Channel 4Radio strategy board. She is a Director at Colleen Harris Associates and a Director at Dignity Management Consultancy.

Colleen was awarded her MVO in 2003 for work with the Royal Family. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Visit the websites of Colleen Harris Associates and Dignity Management Consultants.

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