George Stothard

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Hometown: Grantham, Lincolnshire, UK – birthplace of Margaret Thatcher.

Education: University of Wales, Aberystwyth – Theatre, Film and Television Studies. Postgraduate in Acting at Mountview Theatre School in London.

Role at Djembe Communications: Senior Writer.

Specialties: Content development including the full spectrum of editorial work across corporate, government, industrial and financial sectors.

Experience: I have over fifteen years experience in business consulting, public relations, writing and talk radio.

I’m passionate about PR because: I chose to specialise in writing because, over time, it proved to be my strongest suit. I believe that words are incredibly powerful and they go to the very heart of every message that an organization chooses to communicate. Words have the ability to change hearts and minds, build reputations and drive real change.

Dream Job: Chief Speech Writer, Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street.

Best Way to Unwind from PR: To fly home and enjoy the company of close family and our beautiful Labrador.

Memorable PR Homerun: So far, delivering a speech on social housing at the Labour Party conference in the UK and being published in Forbes Middle East.

Favorite City for Business Travel: Dubai.

Twitter or Facebook: Twitter when I’m wearing my business hat.

Social Media of Choice: Facebook but only for friends and family.

Window or Aisle: Always aisle.