Stephen Lotinga is Chief Executive of the Publishers Association, joining in January 2016.
His career spans the private and public sectors including recently in government as Director of Communications to the former Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg MP.
Previously Stephen has worked as Executive Director of External Affairs and Strategy at PHSO, Managing Director at Edelman, and Managing Director and Partner at Bell Pottinger.
Earlier in his career he worked for the Liberal Democrats as a Senior Policy Advisor, including leading the team of advisers in 2010 who successfully guided the Party into the first coalition government in half a century. Before that he worked as DCMS Policy Adviser to Lord Foster of Bath where he was originally introduced to the world of publishing, intellectual property and the wider creative industries.