Liam lends Chelgate his experience in a wide range corporate and public-sector communications roles. Between 2012 and 2014, he served as Managing Director at JBP, a PR and parliamentary affairs consultancy based in London. Prior to this position, Liam held senior roles with Worldcom, Golley Slater, and PPS South West and Wales, as well as an earlier directorship with JBP. With these agencies, Liam managed financial communications, corporate brands, acute issues and crises, and other assignments.
Alongside his agency work, Liam has worked as Head of External Communications for Imperial Tobacco, Head of Corporate Communications for the City of London Police, Head of Corporate Communications for Midlands Electricity, and Head of Corporate Communications for Royal Doulton. In these positions, he developed expertise in reputation management, planning and development, stakeholder engagement, public policy, and strategic solutions.
Liam began his career in public relations with Mason Williams at the end of the 1980s, and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Public Relations.