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.
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.
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.
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.
The corridors of power are as familiar to Colin as his native Falkirk, having worked at both Holyrood and Westminster. He is a shrewd political operator who enjoys the strategic planning that places our clients in front of the right people. He understands the complexities of influence and how to weave them seamlessly for the best result.
An experienced planning professional, Andrew’s love of alliteration is matched by his experience in delivering successful outcomes for clients. With over 15 years’ experience providing expert political and communications advice on sensitive projects across the UK, he ensures complex issues are effectively communicated to stakeholders, from the village hall to Whitehall and all places in between.
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.
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.
Paul has substantial political monitoring experience at both Holyrood and Westminster. Covering policy developments across many sectors and levels, he has a keen eye for spotting opportunities within the political machine. A native of Dundee, a graduate of the University of St Andrews and avowed politics geek, Paul would back himself to win any pub quiz featuring a round on obscure general knowledge of MSPs.
With experience in Property & Development, B2B and consumer PR, Lucy knows her stuff, whether it’s media relations, copywriting or social media. Organised – never without a to-do list – and always ready to explain the commercial benefits of PR to her clients, she has a winning PR combo.
With a background in consumer and corporate PR, Holly has worked across: food & drink, retail, hospitality and finance to deliver first class results for both national and international clients. Coverage counts, and she is at her best when handling media relations or hunting out a news story. Her keen eye for detail and passion for delivering exceptional results spans beyond PR, with a personal interest in graphic design and digital media.
With a degree in Politics from Edinburgh University and experience working for MPs and political candidates, Rebecca is the newest member of our public affairs team. She has excellent skills in social media too, and has a knack for writing a good thought provoking blog.
Melissa is a data driven communicator with previous experience working for national organisations in the arts and social housing. Melissa loves emotive storytelling and the customer insights it produces. From building brand awareness to changing customer behaviour, Melissa’s digital approach balances creative flair and an ambition to generate results that matter.
With a Master’s in Public Policy and a background in B2B tech, Natasha doesn’t stay in her comfort zone. She loves the thrill of a media sell-in and any opportunity to slip a pun into a pitch, as well as the hunt for new insights to add value for her clients.
Will is our number cruncher and joined the team in 2011 to manage our day-to-day finances. Working alongside our MD, 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.
Having once been a competitive swimmer, Jamie hung up his goggles when he began studying Politics at Durham. Now enjoying diving into the deep end of politics as an intern with Pagoda, Jamie combines the drive and determination once shown in the pool with his knowledge of the political climate at Holyrood and Westminster, to keep abreast of political and policy developments relevant for our clients
Mark is an experienced technical writer across a range of sectors/
Greg is our SEO technical expert and eats Google rankings for breakfast like the rest of us eat Cornflakes. With a background in the hospitality sector, he understands how a website works to drive business and is a crucial member of our SEO offering.