Ricky Thompson

Social Media Editor, Department of Finance

Ricky Thompson is the Social Media Editor at the Department of Finance, overseeing the Department’s social content as part of the Press Office team. A former broadcast journalist with UTV, U105 and Cool FM, he has held his current post for just over three years and works closely with the Finance Minister, the Head of the Civil Service and officials to disseminate vital information to the public on behalf of the Department and wider Civil Service. Ricky has overseen significant growth in the Department’s social media output and continues efforts to increase this further, recently launching new Instagram and LinkedIn accounts to reach new audiences.