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Chris McCann

Director of Communications, Insight and Campaigns
Healthwatch England

Chris joined Healthwatch England in October 2019, prior to this he worked in central Government at the Cabinet Office where he worked as Head of Strategy and Policy for GOV.UK and Head of Media and Strategy Liaison at the Government Digital Service.

He has also worked at the Department for Business as Deputy Head of Strategic Communications and at the Department for International Trade (then known as UKTI) as Head of Media Relations.

He has over 20 years of communications and journalism experience starting out as a newspaper reporter before working in local government in his native Northern Ireland.