Neville Hobson is a professional business communicator based in the UK. With over 25 years’ experience in public relations, marketing communication, employee, compensation and benefits communication, and investor relations, he also brings a decade’s practical experience with digital and social media for business with an extensive presence and influence across the social web.
Over the past decade, he has analysed and discussed trends, behaviours and practices in digital communication to help individuals and organizations understand what they mean for people and business. He has worked with organizations of all shapes and sizes; and worked alongside a number of small- to medium-size PR agencies and management consultancies, usually behind the scenes in support of their client communication planning and execution.
Neville co-founded the FIR Podcast Network including its anchor podcast “For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report,” a weekly show he has co-presented with Shel Holtz since January 2005. Neville is also co-host of FIR Book Reviews, FIR Interviews, FIR Speakers and Speeches, and FIR Live.
Neville has diverse international experience from living and working across continental Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. In addition to English, he’s a fluent Spanish speaker.
Neville lives in Wokingham, Berkshire, England.