Daniel Taylor

Engagement Consultant



Daniel joined GGI in January 2021 and is GGI’s Communications and Relationships Manager. Prior to joining GGI he worked in local government as a communications professional for 7 years.

Most recently he was the communications manager for Hastings Borough Council. As the strategic communications lead, and manager of the council’s communication service, he led a team focused on corporate communications, developing and managing local, regional and national stakeholder relationships for a range of projects and partnership work, running community engagement campaigns and events, protecting and enhancing the brand of the council and managing public and media relations.

He led the council’s communications throughout the pandemic in 2020, in close partnership with Public Health, local health services and national government. He was part of the 2019/20 District Council Network’s talent development programme.

Daniel has also spent time managing digital communications teams, developing award winning council websites and self-service platforms, achieving sector leading figures for channel shift and e-newsletter readership and transforming the use of social media platforms to drive engagement. He is a qualified project manager and a trained business analyst.

Daniel was a school governor for 5 years and has been involved in supporting the work of arts charities. In the early years of his communications career his focus was economic development and tourism as well as managing the marketing and promotion of Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery. He has a degree in History and an MA in English.