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Toby Bates
Course Director at IFF Training


Toby is an experienced strategic communications professional with 20 years of combined in-house and advisory experience. He has a unique perspective on the internal and external challenges facing senior management and communications teams.

He works with major players from across the ESG and impact investing ecosystem, including asset managers, private equity, investors, oil and gas and renewable energy companies, NGOs, data firms, advisors and other intermediaries advising them on their ESG communications, reputation management, and engagement with key stakeholders including analysts, media, customers, regulators and employees.

Previously he worked in senior in-house communications roles at industry leading blue-chip companies including Goldman Sachs, BG Group/Shell, and 3i Group, as well as leading communications consultancies including Tulchan, Instinctif, and Burson-Marsteller, advising listed and private companies.