The IPR’s City and Financial group has elected Neil Mainland,
managing director of Mainland Public Relations, as its chairman.
Selected by the group’s 12 member committee last week, he took up the
new post immediately.
He takes over from Stuart Prosser, head of public relations in the Royal
Bank of Scotland’s corporate and institutional banking division.
Mainland will continue to address the unresolved debate on the issue of
regulation of the financial PR industry during his two-year term as
He said ’I will also be picking up on three themes, education and
training, membership recruitment and administration and will focus on
making the group run efficiently.’
The City and Financial group has a membership of over 500. Mainland has
been a member of the group’s committee for the past two years.