A warm Westco welcome to Simon Jones

Simon Jones

Wednesday, March 29th 2017

We are delighted to welcome Simon Jones as the latest high-profile recruit to join Westco’s senior leadership team. Simon will bring a wealth of first-class communications experience to the role of Account Director.


Most recently Simon held the post of Director of Communications at Haringey Council, working on a number of ambitious transformation and regeneration projects. He also spent seven years at Hammersmith & Fulham Council, where he was Director of Communications, Policy and Performance.

Before joining Hammersmith & Fulham Council, Simon was Senior Editor-in-Chief at newspaper company Trinity Mirror's Southern division.

He also holds the position of Chair of LGcommunications, a national body made up of an association of authorities that works to raise the standard of communications in local government.

Ian Farrow, Westco Managing Director said: “A huge welcome to Simon, who will be delivering communications for Wandsworth Council. He will also take on a key role in delivering our growth plans over the next three years. It’s an exciting time for Westco and a real coup for us to have Simon on board.”

Simon commented: “I am extremely passionate about local government communications. It’s a fantastic opportunity for me to join Westco to deliver strategy, communications and transformation consultancy and implementation for some of the best, most diverse and busy public and third sector organisations in the UK.”

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