PRCA appoints Alex Bigg as latest member of PRCA Board of Management
The PRCA is pleased to announce that Alex Bigg MPRCA has been appointed to the PRCA Board of Management following a unanimous election.
Alex took on the role of CEO at MHP Communications in September from his role as General Manager at Edelman London, where he worked for over 15 years.
Alex has experience across corporate communications, stakeholder engagement, issues management and public affairs. He provides strategic advice and political counsel and aids corporate repositioning and profile raising for organisations in both the public and private sectors.
Alex Bigg MPRCA, CEO, MHP Communications, said: "It’s a pleasure to be joining the PRCA Board of Management. The PR industry is having to adapt to a rapidly changing landscape and the PRCA has a big part to play in ensuring that the sector is able to meet that scale of change by increasing the diversity of those who want a career in PR.”
Francis Ingham MPRCA, Director General, PRCA, said: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Alex to the PRCA Board of Management. The breadth of his expertise across communications and agency leadership makes him a huge asset to the PRCA Board.”
Who we are: Founded in 1969, the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) is a UK-based PR and communications membership body, operating in 48 countries around the world. We represent in excess of 20,000 people across the whole range of the PR and communications industry. The PRCA promotes all aspects of public relations and communications work, helping teams and individuals maximise the value they deliver to clients and organisations.
What we do: The Association exists to raise standards in PR and communications, providing members with industry data, facilitating the sharing of communications best practice and creating networking opportunities.
How we do it and make a difference: All PRCA members are bound by a professional charter and codes of conduct, and benefit from exceptional training. The Association also works for the greater benefit of the industry, sharing best practice and lobbying on the industry's behalf e.g. fighting the NLA's digital licence.
Who we represent: The PRCA currently has more than 400 agency members; 270 in-house PR and communications teams from multinationals, charities and leading public sector organisations; and thousands of individual members.