The group were selected after a nomination process and scrutiny from our expert judging panel.
Thanks to this year's judges for their huge efforts: Perveen Akhtar, senior PR manager, Europe, Dolby Laboratories; Alex Bigg, chief executive, Engine MHP + Mischief; Francis Ingham, director-general, PRCA; Effie Kanyua, director of PR and communications, Hearst UK; and Laura Peters, director of communications, Cancer Research UK.
This year the 30 were given the option of adding a video of themselves.
In a separate article published today, PRWeek also profiles six PR professionals chosen for the inaugural 30 Under 30: Newcomer category - click here for more.
Without further ado, let’s meet the PRWeek 30 Under 30 2020.
Click on the names below to read their profiles and answers:
Thomas Anelay – associate director, Grayling
Nigel Anthony – speechwriter and editorial manager, HSBC
Naiema Ashraf – senior account manager, WE Communications
Joshua Burrell – senior press officer, Transport for London
Tiffany Burrows – account director, public affairs, Newington Communications
Naomi Clarke – senior communications officer, Academy of Medical Sciences
Jo Dalton – account manager, Lodestone Communications
Emma Divers – Scotland manager, PLMR
Sam Gavin – senior account director, Grayling
Niamh Griffin – account director, WE Communications
Sheeraz Gulsher – senior account manager, PrettyGreen
Rebecca Hallinan – managing partner and co-founder, Full Volume PR
Hollie Jones – senior account manager, Liquid
Indigo Le Fèvre – senior account director, The Romans
Hélène Legay – consultant, APCO Worldwide
Matt Mckenna – head of communications (UK), Finder.com
Ashleigh McLeod – PR and marketing officer, Housing 21
Kelvin Morgan – senior account manager, Madano
Costanza Poggi – manager, Seahorse Environmental Communications
Holly Ramsey – associate director, Interel Consulting
Shiryn Sayani – communications manager (policy and campaigns), The Bar Council
Misha Talheth-Fell – senior account director, Porter Novelli
Rosie Taylor – account director, Instinct PR
Louise Veitch – account director, Aspectus Group
Lydia Willgress – senior consultant, Lexington Communications
Sophie Williams – account director, Kazoo Communications