Joyce Lorigan

A history graduate from the University of Leeds, Joyce Lorigan has spent more than 25 years in communications.

Recent London-based roles include Vice President Global Communications of FTSE 100 company Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG plc) and Vice President Corporate Communications for the Walt Disney group of companies in EMEA.

Joyce also spent three years as Director of Alliance Marketing for EuroDisney SCA based in Paris. She joined Macmillan Science and Education as Global Communications Director in 2012 and following its merger with Springer, became Executive Vice President of Communications of Springer Nature.

She now serves as Group Head of Corporate Affairs, is a member of the Springer Nature Executive Team, and leads the company’s sustainability programme.

Joyce chaired the Board of London-based business partnership Urban Partners from 2014-2017. She is currently Chair of the STM Association Strategic Communication Committee and a Board member of the leading UK conservation charity, the Marine Conservation Society.