Penny Sims Senior Media Relations Officer for the British Red Cross

Penny has been working with the British Red Cross since 2008 (joining during the time of China's earthquake and the cyclone in Myanmar) and in the last four years with the Red Cross has worked across a broad span of disaster response: from Haiti's earthquake, to the Cumbria floods in the UK, to a cow tipping on the A358. As senior press officer she works on communicating Red Cross work both in the UK and overseas, and has spent time in Haiti, Pakistan and Jordan working with the International Red Cross Red Crescent movement.