Staff Profiles: Kathie Litchfield

Kathie Litchfield

Staff Profile: Kathie Litchfield
Senior Lecturer in Communications & PR

Kathie Litchfield

Kathie Litchfield

Senior Lecturer in Communications & PR


Are you sitting comfortably? Then let's begin... Storytelling is at the heart of good communications, encouraging empathy, connection and cooperation. Kathie has been helping people and companies tell their stories for almost 20 years, working for some of the biggest brands and high profile organisations in the UK and world-wide.


I am passionate about making corporate communications human, building trust with stakeholders, and managing issues before they become crises. My clients have included national supermarkets, international property developers, a world-wide spirit and retail company, a national energy distributor, emergency services, and local government.

I’ve led large teams providing media relations, campaigns, crisis communications, employee engagement, lobbying, digital and consultation. And we've won a few Chartered Institute of Public Relations awards along the way.


Award Title Institution Date
BA Hons Theatre and Performance Plymouth University 1999

Membership of professional bodies

Member of Chartered Institute of Public Relations

Teaching and research


Communications, public relations, media



External responsibilities

Owner of Litchfield Comms -

Subjects for media interviews

Strategic communications, public relations, reputation, crisis, media, private & public sector

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