James Lusher

Director of External Communications , Virgin Media O2

James Lusher is the Director of External Communications at Virgin Media O2, leading a team that manages all PR activity across the business - from corporate, financial and press office to consumer and B2B. James played a leading role in communications activity relating to the £31bn merger of Virgin Media and O2 in 2021, and became Head of Communications for Virgin Media in 2017 after joining the company in 2015. Prior to this James worked in a global role at Telefónica, worked agency side at Fishburn Hedges and started his career working for an MP in Westminster.