Bridget Hargreave is a communications consultant and writer. She has worked in communications for over 15 years, starting with roles in the House of Commons and Defra press office, before moving into consultancy.
In the agency world, she has worked for Luther Pendragon, Linstock Communications and Communications Management, directing charity clients as well as working on corporate and public sector briefs.
In recent years, she has worked freelance on projects such as Brixton Live, working with the Kettle Partnership, and for clients including UK Community Foundations and Girlguiding UK.
Bridget has expertise across media relations, public affairs, stakeholder communications and social media strategy – and works with the best channel to reach agreed target audiences.
In 2015, Bridget published her first book (Fine (Not Fine): Perspectives and Experiences of Postnatal Depression), which charts not only her own experience of PND, but the stories of 20 other parents – set alongside interviews with medical professionals.
She continues to write on various aspects of perinatal mental health and regularly takes part in Tweet chats on these issues. As a result, she has a strong network of healthcare contacts working in the field of mental health and women’s health.
Bridget chaired the PRCA Charity Group in 2012-13. She is a Governor at St John’s and St Clement’s Primary School in London.