James Persad

Director, Communications

Provides strategic communications and marketing support, advice and direction to colleagues.


Branding; PR; advertising; campaining; communications. 

Before IIED

  • Head of marketing, communications and public affairs, FareShare
  • Head of marketing and communcations, SEDEX
  • Trustee, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust UK
  • Senior marketing manager, Carbon Trust
  • Various positions with the UK Advertising industry


  • BSc management sciences, London School of Economics