Helping organisations achieve their objectives through clear communication.
With over 20 years' experience as a communications professional, I can help you with...
Need to tell a changing story?
Change is unsettling, and yet inevitable if organisations are to survive - especially today. Let me show you how a clear narrative, and ability to listen, can bring your stakeholders with you on the journey.
At Christian Aid I delivered a global external communications plan during a major strategic review and change process - using my calm collaborative approach to keep colleagues, supporters & donors on board. I'm now working with some Church of England Dioceses as they navigate significant change.
My blog article for Albright Special explores why good storytelling is crucial in change.
Not sure how to update your communications strategy?
Can't see the wood for the trees? I can hold the big strategic picture, whilst honing in on what is needed for a particular project.
I can deliver you a plan to tell the right story, to the right audience, via the right channels, at the right time.
I helped Refugee Action's Good Practice and Partnerships team refresh their communication strategy when Covid hit, and led a complete review and refresh of Christian Aid's Brand Strategy that went on to influence the new global strategy. Whilst chair of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland's media group I led a media plan that influenced the 2009 Climate Change (Scotland) Act.
Need a complex message turned into engaging copy?
I've 20+ years' experience of writing for newspapers, magazine and websites, and enjoy the challenge of turning complex ideas into engaging copy, on deadline.
I've been published in national and weekly newspapers and Christian Aid Magazine.
More recently, I've written speeches and content for both not-for-profit and corporate clients through Albright Special, fundraising reports for United Bible Societies. and copy for Leprosy Mission International's new website.
I've also carried out a verbal brand edit on copy for OMF's magazine Billions.