Head of Communications
Thais Portilho joined BICOM as Head of Communications in November 2015. Thais is a Communications professional with 15 years of experience in journalism, PR and public affairs, published in the UK and in Brazil. In the past decade, she has contributed to a range of publications, including the Guardian, Spectator, New Statesman, Independent on Sunday, CNN International and Jewish News. She is the former co-ordinator of the Hacked Off Campaign, former director of Justice Across Borders and recently worked in media and public affairs at charities Rethink Mental Illness and The Health Foundation. Thais moved to the UK from Brazil in 2007. She is an NCTJ-qualified senior journalist and holds an MA in Journalism from Kingston University.