Pronouns: she / her
As a Campaigns Director, Jenny is passionate about leading and mentoring teams, as well as using communications for social change and in harnessing the power of the internet for social good. She is the Communications Director for Verified, an initiative of The United Nations, in collaboration with Purpose, to deliver life-saving information, fact-based advice and stories from the best of humanity.
Jenny has over 14 years’ experience in leadership, communications, digital and campaigns, with a diverse background having working in public, private and the charity sector. Previously Jenny was the Director of Digital Engagement at The ONE Campaign, a global organisation campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030.
Prior to that she was Head of Digital Engagement for The British Royal Family, where she managed the global digital and social media presence for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Duke of Edinburgh and and the wider Monarchy as a Senior Leader in the Royal Communications team.
Jenny began her career as a print journalist in local news before moving to the BBC as a journalist, content producer and radio reporter. She's worked on the London 2012 Olympics, Glastonbury and at Europe's biggest national radio station, BBC Radio 2 & 6 Music. She's helped raise hundreds of millions of pounds for charity at Comic Relief on the Red Nose Day and Sport Relief campaigns. She has also spent time working in commercial agencies managing strategic digital campaigns for global retail brands.
Born in Manchester in the UK, she's a proud Northerner with a journalism degree from the University of Preston. She also has a senior professional qualification from the Institute of Leadership and Management. Jenny loves cycling and music (her Beagle puppy is called Bowie - after David), she writes poetry and studies Philosophy.