Director, Head of Engagement
John is Head of Engagement at Hotwire with responsibility for helping brands achieve real conversations with the public. An ex regional journalist, John has been working in PR across B2B and consumer for a decade. During this time he’s had the pleasure of working for Virgin, primarily on their communications brand. Outside of the Virgin world, John has helped brands such as Tesco, Glaxo Smith Kline, GoPro and Intel develop communications programmes, focused primarily on generating customer belief and advocacy. He now leads the Hotwire Labs service, providing consultancy, strategy and execution on some of the most integrated and exciting communications campaigns in the industry. Out of the office John’s a huge rugby and boxing fan and also an avid foodie.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.