Francis Ingham is Director General of the PRCA, the largest PR association in Europe, representing over 12,000 practitioners. He is also Chief Executive of the International Communication Consultancy Organization (ICCO), the global PR body which represents over 1,700 agencies through 29 national associations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and Australasia. He is a Director of the Speakers’ Corner Trust, and sits on the Council of the London Chamber of Commerce, and on the Court of the PR Guild. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster, for its Public Relations degree.
Prior to joining the PRCA in 2007, he worked at the CIPR as Assistant Director General and Head of Public Affairs. Before those roles, he worked for the CBI and the Conservative Party. Francis has also been Vice Chairman of an NHS Trust, a London Councillor, and served on various Local Government Association Executives, including its Reputation Taskforce.