Caroline Preston

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Caroline Preston was the Conservative Party's head of broadcasting from June 2015 to June 2016.[1] She was formerly the deputy press officer to Downing Street and David Cameron.[2] She earned £85,000 as as head of broadcasting at Number 10. [3]

Preston has previously worked for Freud Communications.[1]

In November 2016, she joined Stonehaven, a marketing and public affairs agency founded by Peter Lyburn, a former associate of Lynton Crosby.[3][4] Stonehaven clients include Pepsico, House of Fraser and Cuadrilla. [5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 John Harrington Conservative PR stalwarts Giles Kenningham and Caroline Preston take Downing Street comms roles PR Week, 12 June 2015, accessed 15 June 2015
  2. Nicholas Watt David Cameron heads north – to target the Great Ignored Guardian, 7 April 2010, accessed 4 June 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 David Singleton, David Cameron’s key lieutenants line up for lobbying jobs, Totalpolitics, 29 November 2016. Accessed 6 December 2016.
  4. John Harrington, Ex-Downing Street broadcast chief Caroline Preston joins comms agency Stonehaven, PR Week, 23 November 2016. Accessed 6 December 2016.
  5. Stonehaven website, accessed 6 December 2016.