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Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson
Universities UK
Deputy Director and Head of Communications and Campaigns
​​As Deputy Director and Head of Communications and Campaigns, Michael works with the director to establish and lead the organisation's overall communications and campaigns strategy.  

Michael has extensive experience in media relations and digital campaigning across a range of issues and industries, having worked in senior roles for The National Lottery; the Portman Group, the alcohol social responsibility body; and the Law Society, the representative body for solicitors.   

Michael trained and worked as a broadcast journalist after graduating from the University of West London with a BA in Humanities.