David Holdstock
David Holdstock
Director of Communications
Local Government Association

David Holdstock is the Director of Communications at the Local Government Association (LGA). David has wide experience of proactive campaigns, crisis communications, public affairs and Parliamentary work, leading a number of award-winning teams for a unitary council, a London borough and the Metropolitan Police Service in a variety of communications roles. He has recently been seconded to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government as Director of Communications. David was national Chairman of LGcommunications between 2008 and 2012, where he helped to develop the future leaders programme, aimed at developing new talent in the public sector communications industry.