Adrian Kibbler MCIPR trained and qualified as a journalist working on daily and weekly titles in the West Midlands and is employed as a reporter and News Editor with the Newsquest group alongside running his PR business akpr.
During a corporate career, Adrian headed the media team at Severn Trent Water and was Head of Communications for the National Rivers Authority now the Environment Agency.
He was later Head of Communications on a European project with Railtrack – now National Rail.
Adrian was also Head of PR and Communications with the international aviation group Maersk Air during a time when they operated as a franchise partner of British Airways.
He set up his own family business in 2004 and since then akpr has worked across many sectors with businesses and organisations in the UK, Europe, North America and the Far East ranging from start-ups to multinationals.
Adrian has been involved with Birmingham Press Club for 10 years, the last four as a Director.
Away from work Adrian cycles almost every day and is a keen amateur astronomer. He is married with two children, one of whom works with him in the business.