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Jo Field named as ‘Professional of the Year’ at PRCA Dare Awards

4 July 2022 | JFG Comms

Founder and Chief Executive of JFG Comms, Jo Field, has won the prestigious ‘Professional of the Year’ award at this year’s PRCA Dare Awards for the south east.

The PRCA Dare Awards seek out and reward the very best PR and communications professionals across the UK, decided by a panel of highly respected industry experts across eight regions.

Commenting on her win, Jo said: “It’s an honour to be named as Professional of the Year for the south east region and great to be recognised among the best PR and comms professionals across the UK.

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

To be recognised as Professional 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 campaigning for a more gender balanced workforce and championing of women’s rights, as well as her leadership of the ‘digital office’.

The winners were announced at an awards ceremony in London on Thursday 30th June. Read the full list of 2022 finalists for all regions.
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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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