The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) is pleased to announce that Richard Fernandez has been appointed to the role of Director of External and Public Affairs.
Richard brings nearly 30 years of experience to the role, most recently leading on policy and public affairs for organisations working in health promotion. He will oversee a team of five.
Richard Fernandez MPRCA said:
“Koray Camgöz leaves huge shoes to fill, but he and the rest of the PRCA team have been very welcoming. I’m looking forward to building on what Koray has achieved in regards to pushing for a more equitable, inclusive and professional PR industry. I’ve been so impressed by the work being done across the Association, especially by the PRCA Race and Ethnicity Equity Board, the Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council and our Climate Communications Group. I look forward to working closely with our members during a pivotal time for professional practice within PR.”
PRCA Deputy Director General Renna Markson MPRCA said:
“I’m thrilled to welcome Richard Fernandez to the PRCA team. Richard is a talented, smart, and delightful individual, who will help shape the strategic thinking for the PRCA and ensure day-to-day excellence across our teams.”