The Corporate and Financial Group is the professional body for corporate and financial communications practitioners. We have an extensive programme of events with senior journalists and industry figures as speakers - attending these events is also a great way to meet peers. You can also find best practice information and event reports on our website.
Ashley Armstrong, M&A Correspondent, The Telegraph
Ashley Armstrong is the Telegraph’s M&A reporter, specialising in breaking major corporate transaction stories as well as reporting on the key business stories of the day. She began her financial journalism career at CityAM as a reporter in 2008, before going on to work at Credit Today and dealReporter. Ashley holds an MA in Newspaper Journalism from City University.
Ashley will talk about how the Telegraph approaches big M&A and IPO stories and how PRs can best help the media and their clien
Kamal Ahmed, Business Editor, BBC News
Kamal joined the BBC in April 2014 as Business Editor from the Telegraph Media Group where he was Executive Business Editor with responsibility for The Sunday Telegraph’s business coverage. He was also the editorial lead for the Telegraph’s annual Festival of Business.
Between 2007 and 2009 Kamal was Group Director, Communications, at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the regulator charged with upholding and enforcing equality and human rights legislation in Britain.
Before joining t