Caroline Black FCIPR

Caroline Black


Caroline is a highly experienced communications specialist who started her career in advertising working for Mars, Pedigree Petfoods and WH Smith. She then switched to the client side as PR Manager for Guinness Brewing. She subsequently moved into PR consultancy and was board director (corporate, new business and people development) at UK PR consultancy, Grayling, and has worked for clients including Mobil, Sainsbury's, The European Commission and the Department for Education.

Caroline is now a CIPR trainer, lecturer and moderator of the CIPR's Advanced Certificate in Public Relations course. Caroline offers strategic communications consultancy and runs workshops, seminars, team events, away days and coaching sessions designed to help people develop their communication and management skills. She has a special interest in media training, presenting, speaking and influencing skills, and works with both individuals and teams to improve performance.

Her clients include the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, ACCA, The Cabinet Office, the Food Standards Agency, Cancer Research UK and Sainsbury Family Trust. Caroline is accredited to use the Myers Briggs® Type Indicator and is a qualified coach and counsellor. Caroline is author of The Public Relations Practitioner's Desktop Guide.