/ What we do:

We provide discreet, high-intensity strategic support for high-net-worth individuals, political and industrial leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists, charity heads and family offices.

One of the founders of the personal PR industry, we have decades of experience advising high-profile people and we are proud of the deep relationships we have with all the global media, spanning investment, financial, political, arts, entertainment, and cultural journalism.

We have offices in Soho, London; Madison Square Garden, New York; and Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles.


Let’s have a chat!

We would love to be of service. Please get in touch and we can discuss how we can help, in complete confidence and without obligation, over a coffee or lunch.


/ Our team:

Paul Blanchard

Chairman and Founder

Paul’s been in the reputation game for nearly twenty years, and takes charge of our crisis work, as well as leading the team. He presents the “Media Masters” podcast and recently published his first book “Fast PR”.

Claire Booth

EA to Chairman

With a long background in legal and medical PA and secretarial work, Claire works coordinating Paul and the team. Self confessed “Friends” fan.

Al Brown

CEO

With two decades of leadership experience gained within no fewer than five organisations, what Al doesn’t know about building and growing an enterprise isn’t worth knowing. In a past life, he failed spectacularly on BBC’s Dragons’ Den.

Eva Charalambous

Senior Consultant

With a background in UK politics and business consultancy, Eva focuses on supporting client relations and ensuring successful outcomes for every client. Eva studied literature at university.

Helen Croydon

Head of Media Projects

Helen’s been a journalist for 15 years so her expertise is media and how to get people in it. She’s written for every UK newspaper, produced in TV news and been a commentator herself.

Allie Dickinson

Editorial Coordinator

Allie has been a journalist for more than 10 years, starting her career in local news before going freelance. She is easily annoyed by misplaced apostrophes and is a huge admirer of Nora Ephron.

Nancy Elgadi

Head of Social Media

With a BA in Journalism and an MA in Digital Media, Nancy has worked in Social Media for several years, representing and creating content for high profile clients. Enjoys all things sci-fi and a funky pair of socks.

Madelaine Hanson

Senior Researcher

Madelaine studied BSc Anthropology at UCL and loves anything that involves a discussion. She is extremely well connected on the comedy circuit.

Nick Huber

Senior Writer

Nick has written about business for broadcasters, UK newspapers and some of the world’s biggest corporate brands. A box set enthusiast, he is currently obsessed with The Larry Sanders Show. Trains in Krav Maga. Northerner.

Kala Jerzy

Consultant

Kala is a UCL graduate and former solicitor. She lives in NYC, where she’s been working in business and brand development. She speaks English, Hebrew, and Polish.

Oz Koca

Head of Video Production

After completing a BA in TV and Film Production, Oz has worked on a number of productions all over the world. He’s also obsessed with Nando’s.

Anders Lagerstedt

Head of Design

Initially teaching himself Photoshop back in 1999, Anders went on to achieve a BA in Web Design. Considers himself a film buff – particularly fond of Italian horror movies.

Jimmy Leach

Creative Director

Jimmy has worked in senior digital roles at two newspapers, in government as head of digital for two Prime Ministers and two foreign secretaries and in PR and communications across a range of agencies.

Stephen Lynch

Consultant

Stephen’s worked in lobbying and political communications for seven years with multinationals, trade associations and election campaigns. He loves public speaking, boxing and acting.

Africa Marti

Senior Consultant

Africa has been in the PR and Reputation Management world for 12 years, building strategy and rebranding companies and individuals alike. She has a BA in Public Relations and Marketing.

Sandro Monetti

Senior Consultant

Multi-award winning journalist Sandro is often seen offering opinions on CNN and the BBC as a media expert. Sandro has also written two bestselling books and a sell-out play, and is based in Los Angeles. Obsessed with Outlander and Doctor Who.

Kate Nicholas

Researcher

Kate finished her A-levels last summer and throughout her education has always been interested in the world of PR. Has an unhealthy obsession with George Michael.

Chris Paston

Search Engine Specialist

With over a decade of experience in search engine marketing, Chris looks after SEO for our clients. He is a long suffering Sheffield United supporter.

Scott Taylor

Senior Consultant

A non-practising barrister, Scott has been a private secretary to three cabinet ministers and head of communications to a senior member of a foreign royal family. Often found at bike races as a British Cycling commissaire.

Alison Voetsch

Senior Consultant

Alison has over 15 years of designing and implementing PR strategies for a variety of clients across multiple industries. She has her pulse on all things media and has placed clients into hundreds of high profile outlets.

Hayley Woodward

Researcher

Hayley is a print and broadcast postgraduate currently working as a researcher. She enjoys spending hours Googling and loves a fun fact or two.