Adrian Hosford, Non-Executive Director


An expert in marketing, communications and CSR, Adrian is chairman of:

  • The International Centre for CSR Advisory Panel, which oversees the vision, direction, strategy and governance of the CSR centre in the Nottingham Business School.
  • The Communication Trust, a co-operation among 50 charities which raises awareness of the importance of speech, language and communication, boosts the skills and knowledge of the children’s workforce and supports collaboration across the sector to maximise positive impact.
  •, a social enterprise which helps tens of thousands of people suffering from depression, mood swings or anxiety improve their mood and well-being.
  • The KMCS Strategic Management Committee which oversees the strategic direction and performance of this NHS commissioning service.

Most recently Adrian was Director, Corporate Social Responsibility at BT where he led a team of 25 people focused on ensuring the company had as positive an impact on society as possible. In his previous role at BT as Director, Customer Communications, he masterminded the BT brand and high profile advertising such as the Maureen Lipman ‘Beattie’ and Bob Hoskins ‘It’s good to talk’ campaigns.

As an innovator in driving the Social in the Corporate Adrian champions the client perspective for the business and supports the operational team with strategic consultancy in his fields of interest.

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