Alan Hyde

Senior Counsel

Alan has 35 years’ plus experience in PR, stakeholder communications and community engagement, working in senior roles for a number of household-name and highly respected organisations.

He was previously Head of Public & Community Relations at Pennon Group, one of the UK’s largest listed environmental infrastructure firms and its subsidiaries Viridor, a national recycling and renewable energy company, South West Water, Bournemouth Water and Pennon Water Services, a national business water retailer.

Prior to working for Pennon, Alan was Head of Communications for EDF’s new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, managing community consultation and frontline communications.

During his career Alan has run his own PR practice. He was also Head of Communications for 12 years on the flagship East Coast Mainline railway, including a spell as UK Head of Public Affairs at National Express. Earlier on in his career he was an Account Director at JBP after stints in local government and for an international leisure airline.