Jon Phillips joins as Director, Corporate Affairs with a brief to develop GIIA’s communications strategy and to extend its membership base and events programme. He was previously Communications Director for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, a UK government agency established in 2005 to run the £3 billion a year nuclear clean-up programme. Prior to that, Jon spent 12 years at airport operator BAA Heathrow which included leading on communications for the £4.2 billion T5 project during its planning and construction phases.
Philip Elsen joins as a Policy & Research Intern. Philip graduated from Durham University in 2015 with an MA in International Relations and has recently completed an internship at Aberdeen Asset Management.