Mary Hampshire runs her own public relations consultancy, and specialises in education. Mary has a strong track record in media relations, press campaigns, crisis and issue management and stakeholder communications, having supported a wide range of organisations. These include further education colleges, university technical colleges, academy trusts and a national education charity. Mary is currently a member of the national University Technical Colleges Marketing and PR Steering Group. In addition to her professional practice, Mary teaches on the Masters in Public Relations at Sheffield Hallam University delivering three modules – Practical Public Relations and Professional Experience, Corporate Communications, and Issue and Crisis Management. Mary is an Accredited Practitioner with the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.