StepChange Debt Charity appoints new head of media and public affairs
Thursday 27th November, 2014
Nasreen Memon has joined StepChange Debt Charity as head of media and public affairs.
Memon has worked in public relations for over 25 years, most recently as the head of external affairs at labour market think tank The Work Foundation, a position she held for five years. Prior to that, she was head of media relations at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
She has also held roles at other high profile charities such as Sightsavers and the Refugee Council, and spent her early career at the South Bank Centre, British Film Institute and Channel 4 Television.
Announcing her appointment, Francis McGee, director of external affairs, said:
“Nasreen has enjoyed an impressive and varied career in media and public affairs, and her experience and passion for social policy issues will be invaluable in driving the charity forward. We are delighted to welcome her to the team.”
Nasreen Memon said:
“I am very pleased to be joining StepChange Debt Charity at such an exciting time in the political landscape. I am looking forward to advocating the need for free debt advice, promoting the interests of the millions of people across the UK who are struggling financially and working towards the charity’s ultimate aim of a society free from problem debt.”