Nancy Platts has worked in communications and campaigns for over 30 years and specialises in public affairs and stakeholder engagement.
Nancy has an extensive network of contacts across the UK in the voluntary sector, social enterprises, trade unions and within different political parties. Nancy loves nothing better than developing a stakeholder map to target those you most want to influence.
Nancy has undertaken stints at several charities and in the public sector. She worked up to CEO level at Daycare Trust and advised Diabetes UK on the Health & Social Care Act. Nancy was a Senior Public Affairs advocate at Consumer Focus, establishing the End Fuel Poverty Campaign.
She has also held posts in the trade union movement, GLA, fought two general elections as a Labour Party candidate in Brighton and has worked in Parliament for the Leader of the Opposition. Nancy is a local Councillor and has been Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council.
At Campaign Collective, Nancy worked on public affairs campaigns for The Big Issue, the Social Workers Union, Electoral Reform Society, Loughborough University and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on State Pension Inequality for Women, including drafting a Private Members Bill.
Nancy researched and co-authored Campaign Collective’s guide to the Lobbying Act supporting charities in the freedom to campaign.
Nancy is passionate about helping smaller organisations and developed Campaign Collective’s Selection Box for those with a communications budget of £5,000 or less.
Outside of work, Nancy organises East Brighton parkrun and has helped set up a tool library and community workshop.