Kate has over 15 years’ experience of PR and marketing communications, spanning both in-house and agency in London and Northern Ireland. She has directed and managed PR and communications activity for companies varying from global brands to local start-ups.
With strong creative insight and an expert eye for a story, Kate has built up a solid network of media contacts across all sectors and platforms in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and GB.
An honours English Literature graduate of Durham University with a CIM Diploma in Marketing, Kate began her career during her student days, working as a brand ambassador for Virgin.
An accredited member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Kate has first-class communications skills. She is highly experienced in PR strategy and communications planning, media relations, internal communications, integrated marketing, market research and events management.
Kate has delivered successful PR campaigns for a range of national and multinational companies and her client track record is wide-ranging and diverse from BT, Bank of Ireland, International Fund for Ireland, Yellow Pages, Yell.com, Stena Line and Hastings Hotels to Brennans Bread, Carling, Coors Light, McVitie’s, KP, NI Hospice and Tourism NI.
More recently Kate has four years’ experience directing and managing communications for leading Irish retailer Musgrave, giving her thorough insight, knowledge and success in driving forward fully integrated PR and communications activity for a multi-faceted, cross-functional organisation within a competitive environment.
When she isn’t running around after her toddler twins or Labrador, Kate can be found running along the coast, planning her next trip or relaxing with a glass of wine.