20 years; 20 communicators

Updated: Jun 25, 2021

To celebrate the Company of Communicators 20th anniversary we are profiling 20 Company members in the lead up to our big day.

Today we profile Iana Vidal, Director of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Clearpay.

Career highlights:

2021 – present: Director of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs – Clearpay

2019 – 2021: Head of Policy and Government Affairs – Innovate Finance

2018 – 2019: Special Adviser - British Medical Association

2015 – 2018: External affairs – The Law Society

Why did you join the Company?

Iana Vidal: I wanted to join a network of my peers in the industry, connect with old friends and contribute to the development of the communications profession.

What benefits have derived from joining?

Iana Vidal: I’ve connected with old friends - and made new ones! I’ve also learned a great deal about the City and livery companies. It’s been wonderful to be part of a community that is committed to raising the profile of communications in this space.

What are the main challenges you are experiencing in communications today?

Iana Vidal: There are so many policies, causes and campaigns on which to communicate. It can be a challenge to maintain focus on the issues that matter most and where you can make the most impact.

If you are interested in joining the Company of Communicators, please click here

Members can book tickets for the 20th anniversary reception here