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.
Sadly, we have just announced the death of Ian Coldwell who died on 12 October 2019. He will be much missed. You can read the announcement on our news page.
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.
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.
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.
Gemma has a strong background in planning and development issues both at local and national government levels. A skilled public affairs practitioner, Gemma has experience across a wide range of sectors including retail, energy, property and health.
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.
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.
With 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.
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.
Alex is the newest addition to Pagoda and is excited to share his love of food and drink, travel and the outdoors. He is motivated by results and uses creativity wherever possible to provide solutions. His passion for social media will be an asset to clients such as Edinburgh New Town Cookery School and Unique Venues of Edinburgh and, with his natural copywriting skills, he is a crucial member of our SEO team.
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.
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.