Team - Kevin Craig
Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and Institute of Directors. Kevin Craig is one of the UK’s top Public Affairs, Public Relations and crisis management experts with almost 20 years of experience.
This includes time spent at Saatchi and Saatchi’s PR Arm, global law firm DLA Piper where he was a founding member of its Lobbying and PR practice, nine years as an elected politician in London Government, a Member of Labour’s 2001 General Election PR Team and a Parliamentary Candidate in the 2005 British General Election.
Awarded the 2011 Public Affairs Consultant of the Year award by Public Affairs News, Kevin is a sought after commentator, frequently appearing on national and international media including Al Jazeera, Sky News, Reuters and the Financial Times to comment on political, economic, social and environmental issues of the day. He has an excellent cross party network of contacts.
Kevin has secured success at the highest levels of UK and EU Government and Civil Service for a broad range of clients and causes from major UK companies to small charitable organisations undertaking detailed research.
Kevin’s PR and crisis management experience includes the aftermath of the Paddington Rail crash (Railtrack Plc Press Office) and the Alder Hey child organ retention scandal (University of Liverpool).
Recently, Kevin led PLMR’s Team to two Gold Lions in the PR and Public Affairs categories at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and he has been named as a Judge at the Public Affairs News Awards 2012.
In addition to his private sector work, Kevin has advised a host of not for profit and charitable organisations. He sits on the Board of Governors for a primary school and a Sixth Form College and is a Trustee of the Charity Elizabeth’s Legacy of Hope by whom he was nominated to carry the Olympic Torch on the eve of the London 2012 Olympics.