Rob McNeil is the deputy director and head of media and communications at the Migration Observatory in Oxford. He was part of the team who launched the Observatory in 2011 and is responsible for public relations strategy, parliamentary and community outreach and news and commentary work. He lectures on migration and the media for the MSc in Migration Studies at Oxford University.
Rob is a former journalist and spent two years as the Media Director for the US environmental group Conservation International. Previously he worked as PR manager for Oxfam GB, Senior Press Officer for WWF-UK and as a journalist for many publications including the Evening Standard, Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, Time Out and BBC Wildlife.