George Blizzard

Co-Founder & Co-CEO , The PR Network

As co-founder and co-CEO of The PR Network ( ), an alternative PR agency built on a virtual agency model, George has spent the last 15 years delivering strategic programmes for clients including Dropbox, Snap, Purplebricks, Vodafone and Workday.

Prior to setting up her own global agency, George specialised in international PR programmes running agency networks for Bite Communications, and prior to that worked in France for I&E (now Burson Marsteller) on international accounts including Mars, McDonalds and IBM.

Operating a successful job share for 15 years with her business partner Nicky Regazzoni, George is a passionate advocate of flexible working and active supporter of working mums wanting to achieve successful careers in PR. George and Nicky were both on the committee for Women in PR for 3 years, a PRCA working group, where they ran the WPR / PRWeek mentoring scheme which helps more women attain leadership positions in the PR industry.

George is also co-chair of the PRCA’s Virtual PR Agency Group, a group she set up with Nicky this year alongside 12 other companies to formalise the virtual PR agency model and a fellow of the PRCA.