George Blizzard

Co-Founder, The PR Network
As co-founder of The PR Network ( ), an alternative PR agency built on a virtual agency model, George has spent the last 15 years delivering strategic programmes for clients including Dropbox, Snapchat, Vodafone and Workday.

Prior to setting up her own global agency, George specialised in international PR
programmes running agency networks for Bite Communications, and prior to that worked in France for I&E (now Burson Marsteller) on international accounts including Mars, McDonalds and IBM.

Operating a successful job share for 15 years with her business partner Nicky Regazzoni, George is a passionate advocate of flexible working and active supporter of working mums wanting to achieve successful careers in PR. George and Nicky were both listed in the first Timewise Part Time Power List in 2013 and is often asked to talk on flexible working or job share platforms as long term advocates. George and Nicky have both served on the committee for Women in PR ( ), where they ran the WPR / PRWeek mentoring scheme for over 3 years which helps more women attain leadership
positions in the PR industry.

George is also co-chair of the PRCA’s Virtual PR Agency Group,
(( a group she set up with Nicky this year alongside 11 other companies to formalise the virtual PR agency model.