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. 

Selected achievements

·         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.