Political, Security & Integrity Risk Expert Livia Paggi explains to Lucie Goulet why she decided to pursue her interest in the Russian space professionally, talks about her job at international business intelligence firm GPW and suggests you don't need a career plan.Read More
Interviews / Private Sector
DIRECTOR ON THE INTERNATIONAL TEAM | PORTLAND COMMUNICATIONS
You’re currently working for Portland as a Director on the international team. What does it entail?
I look after our international clients – a mix of development foundations, overseas governments and corporate clients – advising on communications strategy and campaigns, and helping to build their own communications capabilities. I also do lots of management of the team, and I work on growing the business through identifying and targeting new potential clients.Read More
HEAD OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS | ADS
You’re Head of Public Affairs for ADS. What does it entail and how did you get there?
ADS is a trade association whose members include all the major aerospace and defence companies the public is familiar with. As the Head of Public Affairs, my role is to represent the needs and concerns of these businesses in the political sphere. These needs include investment in research and development, apprentices and working with our international allies. I spent four years working as a Research Assistant to a Labour MP and then moved into Public Affairs as a knowledge of how parliament and the civil service works was seen as desirable.Read More