Public Sector: Barker heads British Heart Foundation PR

The British Heart Foundation has appointed David Barker, currently head of media relations at the Royal National Institute for the Deaf, as communications manager. Barker will have responsibility for media relations, advertising and publications and also handle the charity’s agency, Manning Selvage and Lee. He will report to communications director Betty McBride who joined earlier this year from Help the Aged. Among the future communications challenges for the charity is the promotion of its 40th birthday celebrations next year. He replaces Louisa Fyans who is leaving to join the BBC World Service.

The British Heart Foundation has appointed David Barker, currently

head of media relations at the Royal National Institute for the Deaf, as

communications manager. Barker will have responsibility for media

relations, advertising and publications and also handle the charity’s

agency, Manning Selvage and Lee. He will report to communications

director Betty McBride who joined earlier this year from Help the Aged.

Among the future communications challenges for the charity is the

promotion of its 40th birthday celebrations next year. He replaces

Louisa Fyans who is leaving to join the BBC World Service.



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