Date of release: Friday, February 5, 2016

Jane HowardThe cost to a business of failing to protect its reputation is the subject of a public lecture at the University of Greenwich.

Award-winning public relations expert Jane Howard, a partner at leading consultancy firm Reputability, will be speaking on Tuesday 16 February.

After graduating from London School of Economics, Jane joined Kingsway PR and became part of its management team. With experience of working in the US and Europe, she went on to head the Leedex PR Group, joining the board of its parent company, Birkdale plc.

Jane has 30 years of international and award-winning communications experience. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Public Relations, she is also a founding Fellow of the Public Relations Consultancies Association and a trustee of Fair Trials International. Republic, the corporate communications business she founded, was sold to Engine, the UK's leading independent marketing services consultancy.

The Value and Elusiveness of Corporate Reputation takes place from 5pm at the Greenwich Campus. All are welcome, but it is essential to register. To do so, email your name and a contact number to

Run by the university's Business School, the popular Big Picture seminar series gives high-profile speakers a chance to share their expertise with students, staff and the general public. Subjects include entrepreneurship, leadership and management, the economy and the media.

To find out more about studying with the Business School:, email or call 020 8331 9000.

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Picture: Jane Howard.