Robin Banerji

Robin Banerji

Director of External Affairs at The Nutrition Society

Isleworth, Greater London, United Kingdom (Twickenham, United Kingdom)
Public Relations and Communications

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Robin Banerji's Overview

  • Freelance Consultant at Media, Marketing and Public Relations
  • Board Director at Hounslow Chamber of Commerce
  • Interim Director of Marketing and Communications at Business Growth Fund

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Robin Banerji's Summary

Robin has advised senior cabinet ministers, chairmen, chief executives, British military chiefs and leading UK scientists on some of the most high profile, complex issues to hit the headlines over the last 20 years.

He has board level experience, working at the highest levels in Whitehall and the private sector. Robin has successfully led and developed numerous communications operations, as Director of Communications for the NHS National Institute for Health Research based at the Department of Health, Head of Communications for the Commission for Social Care Inspection (now CQC), Director of Press and Broadcasting for the Liberal Democrats, Head of Communications for the Commission for Racial Equality, Interim Director of Communications and Marketing for the £2.5 billion Business Growth Fund and External Affairs Director for The Nutrition Society.

Robin has worked with private, public and voluntary sector clients and has significant experience of helping organisations through periods of change - mergers, closures and start-ups. He has excellent leadership skills, an unflappable temperament, and the ability to think calmly and rationally under pressure. He has excellent news judgement and political nouse, with considerable crisis media management experience. Robin has a background in photo-journalism, film-making, BBC television and radio.

Specialities: Strategic marketing communications analysis and advice; brand building and reputation management; stakeholder engagement and influencing; high level media and public relations; crisis media management; developing social media and internet broadcasting channels including podcasting and vodcasting.

Robin Banerji's Experience

Director of External Affairs

The Nutrition Society

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

April 2014Present (7 months) London, United Kingdom

Freelance Consultant

Media, Marketing and Public Relations

March 2009March 2014 (5 years 1 month) West London

Offering clients strategic marketing communications analysis and advice, media and public relations handling, television and radio interview and podcast training, plus internet broadcasting and vodcasting services.

Board Director

Hounslow Chamber of Commerce

20112014 (3 years)

Member of the Board

Interim Director of Marketing and Communications

Business Growth Fund

Public Company; 51-200 employees; Investment Management industry

20112011 (less than a year) London

Government Agency; 5001-10,000 employees; Government Administration industry

July 2009June 2010 (1 year) Whitehall, London

Head of Internal and External Communications

Commission for Social Care Inspection

20042009 (5 years)

Leadership Programme

Whitehall and Industry Group

20082008 (less than a year)

Director of Press and Broadcasting

Liberal Democrats

Nonprofit; 501-1000 employees; Political Organization industry

20022004 (2 years)

Head of Communications

Commission for Racial Equality

Government Agency; 201-500 employees; Public Policy industry

20002002 (2 years)

Media and public relations

UK Government

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

19922001 (9 years)

Press Secretary, Head of the Armed Forces Press Team

Ministry of Defence

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Defense & Space industry

19992000 (1 year)

Senior Press Officer, Head of the Food Safety press desk

Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food (MAFF)

19961998 (2 years)

Press Officer

HM Treasury

19951996 (1 year)

Media relations, publications and internal communications


Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Government Administration industry

19941995 (1 year)

Press Officer

Home Office

19921993 (1 year)

Robin Banerji's Skills & Expertise

  1. Public Relations
  2. Marketing Communications
  3. Journalism
  4. New Media
  5. Stakeholder Engagement
  6. Video Production
  7. Brand Developement
  8. Media Relations
  9. Advertising
  10. Reputation Management
  11. Internal Communications
  12. Strategy
  13. Social Media
  14. Brand Development
  15. Corporate Communications
  16. Publications
  17. Brand Management
  18. Leadership
  19. Start-ups
  20. Marketing

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