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Dr Anne Gregory has been Professor of Corporate Communication at the University of Huddersfield since September 2014. She joined the University from Leeds Beckett University where she was Director of the Centre for Public Relations Studies, an internationally recognised research centre and think tank on public relations and communication. While at Leeds Beckett, she also completed a three year term as Pro Vice Chancellor.

Anne has led numerous specialist research and consultancy programmes for public and private sector clients, particularly for the UK Government where her work has led to Government policy documents and capability-building initiatives.  She remains an advisor to UK Government having completed three attachments and is currently working on the Senior Talent Programme for Government which seeks to build capability in the most senior communicators. She is a formal Reviewer of Government Departmental communication and has advised both the South African and New South Wales Governments on capability development.

Professor Gregory is the Director of the Global Capabilities Framework research project the results of which were announced in April 2018. The Framework has been adopted by the Global Alliance of Public Relations and Communication Management which is the confederation of the professional bodies worldwide and is being used by them to benchmark capability in the profession internationally.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Capacity building in public relations 
  • Corporate communication
  • (Leadership, the strategic role of communications, ethics and globalisation)


  • Professional Development
  • Curriculum Development
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Reflection
  • Review

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Research Output 2014 2018

Continuing professional development in the NHS

Gregory, A., 27 Apr 2018, #Futureproof: Edition 3: The NHS at 70 with lessons for the wider PR community. Hall, S. (ed.). 3 ed. FPComms, p. 44-49 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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2 Citations

Expanding evaluation to progress strategic communication: Beyond message tracking and control to open listening

Macnamara, J. & Gregory, A., 13 Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Strategic Communication. 12, 4, p. 469-486 18 p., HSTC-2017-0089.R1.

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UK Government Communication: The Cameron years and their ongoing legacy

Gregory, A., 7 Aug 2018, In : Public Relations Review. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Communication Management

Gregory, A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) The International Encyclopedia of Strategic Communication. Heath, R. L. & Johansen, W. (eds.). Wiley

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter