Christine Arthur, alumna of the year 2012


Christine Arthur (BA English and Communications, 1988) was Alumna of the Year in 2012 for her valuable contribution to the University community.

As Managing Director at McCann PR, the world's largest marketing and communications agency, she has helped build and protect the reputations of influential clients including Vauxhall, Siemens, Stanley Black & Decker and National Express. Prior to her work with McCann, Christine was Managing Director for both Key Communications and Citigate SMARTS.

Christine remains highly active in the University, talking to students at the University’s ‘Careers in PR day’. Furthermore, her work with the Arts and Law careers team has resulted in an active work experience programme and internships for students wanting to pursue a career in PR.

She said: “I was honoured to be awarded Alumna of the Year and continue to enjoy supporting the University with our work placement programme which has resulted in us offering full time positions to two students this year!"