Chris West, Communications Consultant
Chris West has nearly 20 years of communications experience, working in the private and non-profit sectors in the US and the UK. He specializes in political relations, stakeholder engagement and creating integrated communications campaigns.
He began his career by working for a series of international communications agencies, where as a Director, he had lead responsibility for developing client programs. Prior to joining Brass Ring Communications, he was Head of Media and Public Affairs at Bloodwise, the UK’s largest blood cancer non-profit organization, with responsibility for establishing the policy and campaigning function, and raising awareness of the organization and its work with external stakeholders.
· Briefed senior Cabinet members and advisors on policy campaigns.
· Organized and executed numerous fly-in events for patients, researchers and health professionals to meet elected representatives.
· Presented at conferences, Parliamentary meetings and policy events on a variety of healthcare issues.
· Acted as a media spokesman on national broadcast and print media.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Politics from the University of York.