Hilary Berg, Vice Chair

Hil has over 25 years of experience as an independent brand and communications consultant and has worked for some of the UK’s best known companies. She has been named ‘UK outstanding freelance practitioner’ by the CIPR and in the last 10 years she has worked extensively on social, regeneration and community issues. Her expertise lies in developing successful communications strategies that build profile and awareness, and help bring about positive social change.

She has a passion for social enterprise, which involved her helping to set up a community business in Kathmandu, Nepal, and she has since worked in Africa, Asia, Europe and the United States. She has set up and run two award-winning consultancy businesses in the North West. She is a Chartered Public Relations Practitioner and has a Postgraduate Diploma in PR.

Hil works for the School for Social Entrepreneurs as a teacher, coach and mentor to start-up community businesses. She is also a Trustee of the Lankelly Chase Foundation and Rainbow Education Multi-Academy Trust.