social media consultant
Matt Navarra Media Ltd

Matt Navarra is a well-known social media industry commentator and business consultant. His previous clients include BBC, ITV, United Nations, International Red Cross, Sainsbury's, ITN, Pinterest, and more.
Earlier in his career, Matt was Director of Social Media at global technology news and events company The Next Web.  Matt was also a digital communications lead for the UK Government working on projects for the Cabinet Office, Government Digital Service, 10 Downing Street.
Matt is regularly invited on to many popular TV and Radio news channels to provide analysis as an industry expert. He has appeared on BBC News at Ten, BBC Breakfast, Good Morning Britain, Sky News, NBC Europe and others.

Matt also produces and hosts his own weekly podcast called 'Geekout with Matt Navarra', sponsored by Pinterest. On Facebook, Matt is the founder of the popular 'The Social Media Geekout' group for social media professionals.

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head of social media

Smith Leong

social media trainer
National Trades Union Congress

Wenen Tang

social communications lead, APAC

Alexis Nelson

social media manager

David Wilding

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head of social content

Will Harvey

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Ellen Stewart

social content lead
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Katy Howell

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Tim Armoo

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Sinead Gray

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Beth Carroll

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head of search & social
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