What to do with a degree in Philosophy?
A Career in Communications
Ruth Porter, Communications Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs will talk from her own experience about the interaction of think tanks and trade associations with the government and talk about communication and media roles.This event is for students in the Philosophy department. If you would like to attend this event, please email Julia Paci
|A College of Social Sciences and International Studies alumni event|
|Date||20 February 2012|
|Time||12:00 to 13:00|
|Provider||College of Social Sciences and International Studies|
|Speaker(s)||Ruth Porter, Communications Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs|
I studied Politics and Philosophy at Warwick before moving to New Zealand. I then spent three years working as a policy analyst at a think tank looking at areas ranging from education policy to welfare and tax. I then took over managing the communications for the organisation, which I did for two years. I moved back to the UK two and a half years ago. I worked for a short time at a trade association looking at issues from the state of the UK’s software sector to issues around the smart metering/smart grids project being rolled out by the government and industry. For the last 18 months I have been the Communications Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs, I am responsible for our media work, political engagement and e-comms.