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Jo Field named as ‘Consultant of the Year’ at PRCA Public Affairs Awards

30 November 2021 | JFG Comms

RIA member, Jo Field, Founder and Chief Executive of JFG Communications, has won the prestigious ‘Consultant of the Year’ award at this year’s PRCA Public Affairs Awards.

Commenting on her win, Jo Field said: “I’m delighted to be named as Public Affairs Consultant of the Year. 

“To be recognised among my peers for my work within public affairs, and in particular, my campaigning for gender balance in the transport workforce is a real honour. 

“I’d also like to say a special thank you to my wonderful team for their continued hard work and support as I definitely couldn’t have achieved this without them.”

The PRCA Public Affairs Awards are the only dedicated awards for the UK public affairs industry and provide the perfect opportunity for industry professionals to showcase their excellent work over the previous year.

To be recognised as Consultant of the Year, Jo had to demonstrate her achievements in several categories including leadership, initiative, and performance and contribution to the industry in which she works.

The judges were impressed by Jo’s contribution to transport public affairs, in particular her tireless campaigning for a more gender balanced transport workforce and her dedication to setting up and scaling her agency, JFG Communications.

The winners were announced at an awards ceremony in London on Wednesday 24th November. Read the full list of 2021 winners.
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About Jo Field

Jo Field is the Founder and Chief Executive of JFG Communications, a public affairs consultancy specialising in stakeholder engagement, political communications, and diversity. JFG works with customers in the transport, infrastructure and construction industries.  

Named among the top 100 most influential women in Westminster and the top ten most inspirational women in public affairs, Jo has almost 20 years of experience in helping companies engage their stakeholders, build advocacy for their plans, and inform and influence public policy.

Jo is especially passionate about addressing women’s under-representation in the transport sector and was recently elected as President of Women in Transport, having been a Board member since 2015.  It was her passion that saw her win the FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Industry Champion Award in 2016, for playing a vital role in attracting and retaining women in transport and logistics.

Before founding JFG, Jo worked at Transport for London for almost a decade, where she built and led the company’s award-winning stakeholder engagement team.

Jo is also a Trustee of Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking.

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