Lynda ThwaiteGroup Director: Brand, Communications & Impact, Sir Robert McAlpine

Passionate about brand, creativity and putting people first. Lynda is resolute on the need for true equality and diversity. Lynda has led Brand, Communications and Social Impact at family building and engineering company, Sir Robert McAlpine since 2017 as one of ten people on the business’s executive leadership team. She is the Executive sponsor for SRM’s Gender Equality, LGBT+ & Ability Network.  Former positions held include roles within both the public and private sectors such as Central Government, construction, not for profit, automotive, energy, agency and professional services. Lynda is a Board member of Social Enterprise ‘The People’s Pool’ and the UK Business Council for Sustainable Development, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and an Ambassador for the Women’s Leadership Association.

Why did you say yes to become a CommsHero Ambassador?

I said yes because I support the Comms hero movement wholeheartedly. It gives me a great sense of pride to be able to help continue the great work that is being done by Comms Hero. The powerful and supportive community that is being built cannot be underestimated.