Liam English was deputy director of communications and head of media relations at the Cabinet Office and HM Treasury for three-and-a-half years until May 2011. He went on to become associate director for the Australian, Canada and Europe (ACE) region for one of the world’s largest pharma firms Eli Lilly.
In September 2016 English was appointed director of corporate communications at Philip Morris International.
His autobiography states: 'With over fifteen years’ corporate communications experience working in a variety of high-profile and complex organisations such as the BBC, European Commission, HM Treasury and Cabinet Office, I have developed significant capability in leading traditional and social media relations, public affairs, storytelling, change communications, internal communications, stakeholder relations and brand reputation management.' 
Phillip Morris International
In October 2014, he established a consultancy offering freelance strategic communications and public affairs support and advice. Contracts included:
- British pharmaceutical trade body, ABPI. He 'built a story and message house for the organisation and industry on behalf of the CEO';
- Genus plc., a leading global animal genetics and healthcare company based in the UK. He 'completed a project to design a corporate affairs and communications function for the company. This included preparing the company, and strategic partners, for an announcement of a significant technological breakthrough in porcine healthcare using gene-editing technology.' 
He worked briefly with the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations as their Communications Director. His assignment included:
- Transforming communication operations for the trade association leading EFPIA’s communication team:
- Acting as a beacon of best practice and consultant to strengthen EFPIA employee communications; building an understanding of the organisational vision and journey and enhancing engagement and the customer experience with members;
- Improving the communication channels for internal and external communications (eg sharing tools and communication platforms including social media – establishing the new blog PharmaViews.EU);
- Strengthening collaboration with membership for on-going communication campaigns, to contribute to the successful delivery of priorities;
- Delivering strategic communication campaigns to increase the positive impact of the voice of the pharmaceutical industry and improve trust and reputation. 
- Philip Morris International: Director of Corporate Communications. September 2016 - present
- Liam English Communications Ltd.: Director. October 2014 - August 2016
- EFPIA; European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations: Communications Director. May 2014 - September 2014
- Eli Lilly and Company: Associate Communications Director for the Australia, Canada and Europe (ACE) region. May 2011 - April 2014
- Office of Government Commerce: Deputy Director of Communications / Head of Media Relations. September 2007 – April 2011
- BBC: Communications Manager / Spokesman. March 2001 – September 2007
- UK Government Department of Health: Communications and Press Officer / Private Secretary. August 1999 – March 2001
- European Commission: Communications Consultant / Press Officer. October 1997 – July 1999
- Hewland International: Producer. June 1996 – September 1997 
- Nadirah Kaba, Whitehall comms chief Liam English lands Eli Lilly job, 24 May 2011,accessed 7 June 2011
- Liam English: profile, LinkedIn, accessed 20 October 2016.
- Liam English takes on director of corporate comms role at PMI, Birchwood knight, September 5 2016. Accessed 20 october 2016.