Professor Anne Gregory, Director of the Centre for Public Relations Studies at Leeds Business School, part of Leeds Metropolitan University, has been appointed to the Board of the Global Alliance of Public Relations and Communication Management, a global organisation comprising professional associations from around the world.
The Global Alliance works with Public Relations Professional Bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) from around the globe and aims to tackle common problems with a global perspective.
Professor Gregory said: “This is a real step for me, from being the CIPR president in 2004 to now being on the board for The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management is a tremendous honour. I’m pleased to be involved in the development of public relations around the world. Being on the board gives me an opportunity to make a difference on a global scale which is very exciting.”
Her primary role will be working on the research agenda for the organisation in addition to looking at approaches to commissioning research and working with research partners.