Estelle McCartney, Champollion

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Estelle has led campaigns on climate change, women in science and engineering, economic regeneration, and the future of UK manufacturing for a wide variety of clients. She has also counselled several foreign governments on their international communications strategy.

Honda, Airbus, Morrisons, Accenture and Mothercare are just some of the renowned companies Estelle has advised on their public affairs strategies.

She was Head of Business Liaison at Britain in Europe, a cross-party, pro-European coalition which was one of the most high profile campaigns of the Blair era. She then joined the UK’s largest public relations group where she rose to become a Director and ran an award-winning political communication team.

Estelle is a Trustee of the older people’s charity Independent Age and a Fellow of the RSA.

NPC Ignites conference session:

C1: Does campaigning need a reboot?
We will hear from experts and campaigners on what it takes to change attitudes, policies and behaviour right now. What are the new skills and tactics needed in the current political climate? How can we make the most of opportunities that digital and an engaged Gen Y era may offer?