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John Grounds

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John is the former chair of CharityComms’ trustee board. He is a strategic consultant in corporate, brand, communications and marketing strategy, primarily in the not for profit sector. He is the former deputy CEO of RSPCA. His career has included both commercial and charity roles. Prior to the RSPCA he was at the NSPCC, as director of communications and latterly director of child protection consultancy. Previously, he was director of campaigns and communications at medical charity Action Medical Research. Past roles include responsibility for comms at Barnardo’s, five years at The Body Shop as international PR manager and a PR and campaigning role alongside Bruce Kent at the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Outside work, music is a consuming passion, as well as a love of film, art and literature and a 40-year plus devotion to Arsenal FC.

17 September 2014
Why can it be so difficult to make the case for consistent, realistic investment in communications in some organisations while others just seem to ‘get it’ and put it at the heart of everything they do? How can we make sure communications is at the heart of strategic, business and financial planning ­- not in […]