Jo Phillips is an award-winning journalist and former spin doctor. Her career has spanned politics, public affairs and media.
She has worked for all the UK’s major broadcasters, was editor of the Radio 5Live politics show Sunday Service, produced live TV coverage of party conferences and has played a key role in local, European and general elections.
She was Director of Communications for Bob Geldof's media company, Ten Alps and was heavily involved in Live8. Jo was Paddy Ashdown's Press Secretary, worked on the Home Office’s Y Vote campaign, been a non-executive director of a local health authority, a prison visitor, driven in rallies across Syria, stood for Parliament, chaired a crime prevention panel and is a West Ham United season ticket holder.