MEET THE TEAM
She has advised the boards and management teams of UK and international public and private companies on their core capital markets communications activity, including corporate transactions, investor relations support and financial calendar management for Admiral Taverns, easyHotel plc, IPH-Brammer, Ted Baker Plc and TUI Travel PLC.
Kate is excellent at handling high profile crisis and specialist situations, both from an internal and external communications perspective.
Favourite film: The Remains of The Day
Favourite smell: Fresh countryside air
Favourite book: A Little Love Song
Favourite word: Luscious
Polly also runs social media accounts for several clients, initiating content and executing tactical campaigns that boost awareness and loyal communities, notably on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Historical person I’d like to have supper with: Henry VIII
Favourite island: Skye
Favourite book of 2017: In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park
James has managed PR programmes and external press offices for household names, including Asda, Bosch, Dreams and Clintons, as well as PR programmes for global brands such as Xpress Money and KANA Software.
His work regularly propels established businesses and start-ups on to national broadcast platforms including the BBC, ITV and CNN.
Favourite book: Autumn/Winter Argos catalogue (1994)
Favourite film: Aliens (1986)
Favourite smell: Greggs bakery (10:30am)
Favourite activity for a Saturday afternoon: Browsing in a fabric shop
Favourite word: Preposterous
Favourite film: No Direction Home
Fiona is an experienced Account Executive in B2B and B2C communications at Houston PR. She works across a range of consumer, technology and financial clients as the key day-to-day press contact. Fiona has a keen eye for the crucial stories taking shape in within the media landscape and is experienced in building relationships with quality target media outlets. She has built her experience in small-large PR agencies such as Hotwire Global and Grayling. Fiona has also coordinated press activities on international accounts spanning 20 countries.
Favourite city: Porto
Favourite afternoon snack: Coffee and Lotus biscuits
Most exciting place I’ve sung: Disneyland Paris
She has worked in-house, including at TUI Travel PLC, BG Group and Virgin Media. She also spent five years as a senior advisor at a pure-play financial PR agency. Michelle is adept at delivering high quality, high impact communications across multiple channels.
Favourite smell: Jasmine
Favourite book: Brideshead Revisited
Favourite fact: The Isle of Wight is England’s largest island
Hamish features regularly in the annual PR Week Power Book, is a frequent commentator in the media about media, communications and politics and is a stable genius. Many, many people are saying that.
Favourite book: The Life of P T Barnum
Favourite film: Escape from New York
Favourite fact: The area code for Cape Canaveral is 321