Jon Gerlis

Head of PR and Policy , Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)

Jon is Head of Public Relations and Policy at the CIPR, the professional body for those working in public relations, communications and public affairs. His work includes CIPR's research as well as leading on campaigns including the Institute's Lobbying for Good Lobbying campaign calling for a reform to legislation on lobbying transparency. Prior to working at the CIPR he worked in Campaigns for the Dogs Trust and has also worked at the NSPCC, Guide Dogs for the Blind and the New Statesman magazine. He has appeared before two parliamentary select committees and has a wealth of media experience having appeared on BBC News, Good Morning Britain, BBC Radio 5Live, Times Radio, Bloomberg Radio and many others.