Bridget Aherne

Employee Engagement and Internal Communications Asc. Director

Bridget is an award-winning public relations leader whose work was recognised at 2018’s CIPR Excellence Awards, where she was named outstanding independent practitioner.

Bridget’s time in PR has seen her work for large public sector organisations including police, fire, local government and private sector businesses.

At Greater Manchester Police, she led communications for high-profile murders, international manhunts, terrorism issues and for operations to disrupt and capture organised crime gangs.

At Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, Bridget quickly delivered a number of essential changes to move communications from a tactical to a more strategic function. Her work there was recognised at the 2015 CIPR Excellence Awards where she was awarded the title of CIPR & IoD PR Director of the Year.

Bridget has provided interim and project support for a number of organisations including Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Bristol City Council and KeolisAmey Metrolink.

Bridget Aherne

Employee Engagement and Internal Communications Asc. Director

Bridget is an award-winning public relations leader whose work was recognised at 2018’s CIPR Excellence Awards, where she was named outstanding independent practitioner.

Bridget’s time in PR has seen her work for large public sector organisations including police, fire, local government and private sector businesses.

At Greater Manchester Police, she led communications for high-profile murders, international manhunts, terrorism issues and for operations to disrupt and capture organised crime gangs.

At Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, Bridget quickly delivered a number of essential changes to move communications from a tactical to a more strategic function. Her work there was recognised at the 2015 CIPR Excellence Awards where she was awarded the title of CIPR & IoD PR Director of the Year.

Bridget has provided interim and project support for a number of organisations including Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Bristol City Council and KeolisAmey Metrolink.