BT has hired Tim O'Sullivan for its newly-created position of UK
parliamentary affairs head.
O'Sullivan joins from the Department for Education and Employment
(DfEE), where he was head of its policy innovation unit.
This latest hire follows Giles Deards' appointment to the newly-created
role of head of UK public affairs earlier this month. O'Sullivan reports
to Deards as part of BT's ten-strong London-based PA division, which is
led by group PA director Sandy Walkington.
Part of O'Sullivan's remit will be to oversee BT's input to the
Government's Communications White Paper and daily relations with
Deards said a team priority would be to further communicate with PA
audiences and help counter the negative press BT has received in recent