Iain Bundred

Iain Bundred

Executive Director, UK, WPP Government & Public Sector Practice

Iain advises UK-based government and public sector leaders in building capacity, delivering innovation and best-in-class strategic communications. He works with WPP companies to deliver effective communications for public sectors challenges where it can have significant impacts on policy outcomes.

Previously a Special Adviser at No. 10 and the Department for Work and Pensions, Iain played a leading role in the Government’s political media and communications planning between 2008 and 2010. After leaving Whitehall, Iain became Managing Director, Ogilvy Public Relations EMEA, providing global strategic expertise across public sector institutions and multinational corporations in media relations, crisis communications and branding.

At Ogilvy, Iain led media relations and behaviour change projects for government agencies across Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America as well as supported multiple PR projects closer to home for the GREAT campaign. Earlier in his career, Iain worked as a political researcher and press officer. He holds a BSc in Government from the London School of Economics.