Headquartered in the United Kingdom, SpokesComm works with companies worldwide to improve the effectiveness of their media spokespeople.
SpokesComm Founder and President Barbara Gibson has more than 18 years of experience in corporate communication, public affairs, public relations, advertising and marketing. An American transplant to the United Kingdom, she has lived in the London area since 2002. Her career is distinguished by more than three dozen professional awards, including an IABC Gold Quill Award of Excellence.
Barbara is the immediate Past Chair of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), a 15,000-member organization with more than 100 chapters in 70 countries worldwide. She is a Past President of the UK Chapter of IABC and Past Chair of the Europe/Middle East Region. Barbara is an Accredited Business Communicator (ABC), and holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication. She is currently working towards a doctorate in Intercultural Communication at Birkbeck College, University of London.
Barbara is also a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture & Commerce (RSA), and a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).
Barbara is a frequent speaker for local, national and international conferences.