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Ben Verinder
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Ben Verinder

Director, Chalkstream

Ben's professional bio / interests

Managing director of Chalkstream, an agency specialising in reputation research and management, public relations consultancy and training – primarily to the education sector. I am a CIPR Founding Chartered Practitioner, lead chartered status assessor, a judge on several education awards and a regular speaker on communication, reputation and research. I deliver leadership, reputation, public relations and communication training to a wide range of public and private sector clients in the UK and internationally. A former in-house Communications Director, I advise senior teams and boards on strategic planning issues, informed by research insight. I am a guest lecturer on crisis communications for three UK universities. I manage the Chalkstream team that has delivered the State of PR study series since 2018. I am also a contributor to a range of public relations books, a published poet and biographer of adventurer and writer Mary Burkett. My specialist interests are behavioural science in public relations practice and, more broadly, change management in education.

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I am an amateur mycologist (fungi forager)

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Links

https://twitter.com/BenVerinder https://www.chalkstreamltd.co.uk/

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May 11, 2020