Zoë McNeill-Ritchie

Zoë is a highly experienced professional trainer and consultant, specialising in policy development, Ministerial briefing and support, and policy communications. She has been working in these areas across Government and internationally since 2000. Her portfolio has included design and delivery of written and oral briefing courses and policy development training for a wide variety of organisations in the UK and internationally.

Zoë’s previous background was in providing policy and strategic advice and private office support for ministers in HM Treasury, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, as well as experience in the private sector as Director of a top-6 public relations company. She was a lecturer and associate trainer for the National School of Government from 2000 until its closure in 2012.