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Helen Desmond

Associate - Communication

Helen is Director of Media and PR at Thwaites Communication, and is a Communication Associate at the ODI.

 

Helen is Director of Media and PR at Thwaites Communication, and is a Communication Associate at the ODI.

Helen is a senior communicator, who delivers strategy development and stakeholder engagement, including media relations, campaign direction and content. Clients can also benefit from Helen’s experience of change management and capability building within central and local government and the private sector.

Helen’s work with the Open Data Institute (and more widely, the ‘open data’ agenda) and The Open University while at Thwaites has built on an earlier part of her career in technology PR. Her specialist areas include strategic counsel, hyper-local media, partner relations and capability building.