John Lamb, Director of Press and PR at Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Group and Editor of Chamberlink, has wide experience as a journalist in the Midlands and Fleet Street.
His career began on the Kenilworth Weekly News before joining the Coventry Evening Telegraph, where he became Deputy Sports Editor. He switched to a similar role on the Birmingham Evening Mail before moving to London, where he worked for the London Evening News until it closed.
After spell as Assistant Editor at the Coventry Evening Telegraph, he returned to London and worked the News of the World, the Sun and the London Evening Standard.
The opportunity arose to return to the Midlands and John became Assistant Editor at the Birmingham Post before heading a business development unit launching magazines and newspapers on behalf of other companies.
He joined the Chamber of Commerce in 1997and his responsibilities include editing the monthly Chamberlink magazine, pro- and re-active public relations, the production of various directories, web-site editorial content and social media contributions.