Our Team

Engaging, intelligent, and diversely talented. That’s us. We excel at creating the right team to deliver results whether you are after PR, public affairs support or strategic communications of any kind.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Angela Casey

Managing Director

About Angela

With many years’ industry experience, Angela is almost a veteran communicator, but that doesn’t mean she is old-fashioned.  Her social media skills are as well-honed as her senior counsel and she still likes to roll her sleeves up on client work.  She brings insights, creativity, a strong team ethic, and is an expert in crisis communications and social media.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Ian Coldwell

Chairman

About Ian

Ian is an experienced strategist on reputation management, and major companies and public sector bodies value his sure-footed advice and candid insight. His speeches and opinion pieces for clients are persuasive, while his years as a senior in-house practitioner inform his style. He was awarded a fellowship of the CIPR in 2004.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Giselle Dye

Director

About Giselle

Giselle’s precision approach to PR brings a clarity honed over many years’ working with and for corporate and government interests. Her direct and personable manner makes her a trusted spokesperson as much as she is an insightful and conscientious strategist. For Giselle, each success on behalf of clients is a springboard to the next.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Keith Geddes

Policy Director

About Keith

Keith can find a route though the most complex policy or planning scenario in support of clients. His knowledge runs deep, having been at the heart of local government and also successfully championing environmental and social causes. He is a shrewd judge of the well-timed word with the right people for the best result.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Lynda Gauld

Associate Director

About Lynda

Lynda’s knowledge of the NHS and healthcare is unparalleled. She seeks new approaches to health and social care policy development and has considerable experience in managing issues and corporate change. She worked in the NHS as a nurse and manager, prior to joining Pfizer where she was Head of External Affairs.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Lynne Ziarelli

Senior Account Director

About Lynne

 

Lynne is a skilled all round communicator who creates clear messages and helps clients get the best results to achieve their PR aims. She thrives on local engagement and is an expert at public information campaigns and consultations, while creating a strategic heart and creative flair that underpin PR activity.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Holly Russell

Senior Account Director

About Holly

With a background of in-house trade PR, Holly brings a wide understanding of business marketing and particular B2B skills. Though this doesn’t mean she is a techie; she is also a successful communicator for luxury brands and experiences with an eye for style and a brilliant sense for social media strategy.

Barbara Fraser

Editorial Director

About Barbara

A time-served journalist and editor, Barb has an innate understanding of how media works. She crafts great stories and many of them have drawn worldwide attention. You will value the intelligence, good humour and unflappable outlook she brings to any strategy or campaign.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Callum Chomczuk

Account Director

About Callum

Callum is a skilled public affairs practitioner with experience leading the design and delivery of creative, ambitious and impactful campaigns in Scotland. His understanding of Scottish public policy and the political environment ensures he gets results whether speaking to politicians, business or partners.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Lorna Saunders

Consultancy Manager

About Lorna

The office anchor who enables others to excel in their roles, Lorna simply takes care of everything.  Her eye for detail makes her a highly efficient event manager, as well as a respected editor and proofreader, while her negotiation skills make her an asset to the business, its staff and its clients.

Craig MacLellan

Account Manager

About Craig

Craig is the go-to man on the latest developments in digital and social media. He loves innovation and is quick to spot developing trends, ensuring clients are seen and heard across a variety of platforms and outlets. He’s a smooth whisky blogger and the office’s social lodestone.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Devan LaBrash

Account Manager

About Devan

Results count for Devan. She excels at media relations, placing stories to achieve maximum coverage, and understands the intrinsic connection between great media campaigns and positive public awareness. A natural organiser, she creates the kind of evaluation that clients love to pass around, especially for the travel and tourism sector and B2B clients.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Eleanor Mackay

Account Executive

About Eleanor

Eleanor brings a writer’s insight to any task and has a great sense of what works across all media platforms. Her creative approach and sense of fun helps to bring new ideas to the fore, and she enjoys the challenge of finding the right words for every client.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Paul Surgenor

Account Executive

About Paul

Fresh faced from a Master’s in policy, Paul is putting to use his combined interests of public affairs and PR. He keeps a shrewd eye on the agenda, translating developing news stories into identifiable effects for clients. An avid social media user, Paul is also adept in communicating messages across many channels.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Rebecca Dawson

Account Executive

About Rebecca

With a keen eye for detail and a passion for PR, you’ll find Rebecca happiest in the midst of publicity campaigns, events and consumer PR. Her strong social media, experiential marketing and international background bring invaluable skills to the team. Hailing from New Zealand, she’s an avid traveller and enjoys sharing her creative side on social media.

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Will Slocombe

Finance Manager

About Will

Will is our number cruncher and joined the team in 2011 to manage our day-to-day finances.  Working alongside the Consultancy Manager he keeps everything in tick in terms of both internal and client administration.  His analytic skills are legendary and he provides invaluable support to the directors.

 

PR Edinburgh, PR Glasgow, PR Aberdeen, PR Scotland, Top PR agency Scotland, Top PR agency Edinburgh, Public affairs Scotland, Public Affairs, Edinburgh, Lobbying agency Edinburgh, B2B PR Scotland, B2B PR Edinburgh, Tourism PR, Hotel PR, Travel PR, Political PR Scotland, PR consultancy Scotland, PR consultancy Edinburgh, PR consultancy Glasgow, Public affairs consultancy Scotland, public affairs consultancy Edinburgh, public affairs consultancy Glasgow, communications audit, digital marketing agency Scotland, digital marketing consultancy Scotland, digital marketing agency Edinburgh, digital marketing firm Scotland, social media strategy Edinburgh, social media agency Scotland

Sir Michael Hirst

Company Secretary

About Micky

Our former Chairman and a long-standing éminence grise, Micky is a leading light in our pharma team. He served as President of the International Diabetes Federation and has many years’ experience in the political world. Extremely well connected, he is the go to person for strategy and counsel.