Brian FinnertyMembership Communications and Engagement Adviser
Brian takes the lead on member communications across the region. His role includes helping to develop and deliver a coordinated member communications and engagement plan for the East, which supports recruitment and retention of members.
He is a former journalist whose career has included working on weekly and daily newspapers in Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Australia. He was Chief Reporter for the Morning Advertiser, the trade newspaper for the brewing and pub retailing industry, before moving into public relations.
Brian joined the NFU in October 1999 as regional public relations officer. As well as editing the regional pages of British Farmer & Grower, he organises campaigns to promote a positive image of farming and advises members on communication issues.