Tony Bradley FCIPR (Chair)

Tony is CEO of and a past-President of the CIPR. He has worked in public relations for more than 35 years – with organisations as diverse as IBM, The AA, Ernst & Young, SCA, the Heritage Lottery Fund, Ford, Ray-Ban and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

Rekha Chauhan

Rekha is a Brand and Communications Manager at CABA, the charity that supports chartered accountants and their families. Rekha is a passionate marketer, taking a proactive and innovative approach to driving awareness and engagement. She has previously worked within SME organisations in both the private and not for profit sectors including the payments, healthcare, and sports industries. 

Lizzie D'Angelo

Lizzie is Deputy Marketing Director at the pregnancy information and research charity Tommy’s and became a trustee in January 2019. She has spent the last ten years working in communications and marketing for national health and children’s charities, including Anthony Nolan and The Sick Children’s Trust. Prior to that, she worked in finance and PR consultancy. Lizzie is passionate about driving charity awareness and income generation by engaging supporters and beneficiaries through inspiring communications 

Baroness Olly Grender

Baroness Grender is a peer in the House of Lords.  Olly’s career has spanned the world of politics, government, the voluntary and corporate sectors.  She has run communications operations and campaigns in all four. She was appointed to the Board of Trustees in January 2019.  Olly has a partciular interest in housing and worked as director of Communications for Shelter for four years. 

James Harkness

James was appointed trustee in January 2019.  James is a founding partner of HarknessKennett, the change and internal communication consultancy and works with organisations on their strategic communications.  Previously, James was MD at Banner McBride and Burson-Marsteller, WPP.  Prior to this he was Head of Global Internal Communications at The Body Shop International plc. He is also a Corporate Ambassador for Canine Partners.  

Dave Sanders FCIPR (Treasurer)

Dave is an independent PR consultant based in the North West and is in his fourth year as a CIPR nominated trustee for Iprovision. He is a former chair of the CIPR North West Group and CIPR board member who served as the Institute’s treasurer from January 2012 to December 2014. He's worked in public relations and crisis communications for over 25 years since leaving the BBC where he was a broadcast journalist.

Jenifer Stirton FCIPR

Jenifer is a Fellow and joined as a trustee on 1st January 2018.  She has worked in NHS, Government and financial services who now has her own PR consulting company. Jenifer is passionate about leaning and development along with travel.

Gary Taylor FCIPR

Formerly Chair of CIPR Yorkshire & Lincolnshire, Gary has held several volunteer roles in the past, including with Leeds United / Leeds Carnegie Ladies FC and as a Civilian Instructor with 59 (Huddersfield) Squadron Air Training Corps. He joined the Chartered Institute in 2002, becoming a Chartered Practitioner and Fellow in 2015.  Gary joined iprovision as a trustee on 1st January 2018


A Fellow and former President of CIPR, Kevin was awarded the Sir Stephen Tallents Medal in 2017 and joined iprovision as a trustee on 1st January 2018.  Kevin is a writer and experienced communications consultant who commentates on business and technology issues and has been a board level adviser on reputation and communications to global brand names as well as to technology start-ups.  He is also active in mentoring young PR professionals and start ups.

Sharon Shortland - Support Worker

Sharon has been working as Support Worker and Administrator since December 2015, moving to simply Support Worker in March 2021.  She is a trustee of charity for people with a learning disability. Prior to working in the charity sector Sharon worked in Project Management in the railway industry.

Ann Austin – Administrator 

Ann has extensive experience working in regulatory and not-for-profit organisations. Currently, she is Secretary at the Online Dating Association, provides administrative support to the regulatory committee at CIPR, as well as offering flexible administrative support to small businesses.