Beth began her communications career at Grandfield, a large corporate and financial agency. Here she worked across multiple account teams gaining exposure to a range of clients including major corporates, financial institutions and international law firms.
She then helped launch a specialist legal consultancy before being recruited by Spada, where she was tasked with developing the firm's professional services practice. She was made a Board Director of the agency in 2009. Over the last 11 years Beth has advised clients across a range of issues from handling the media element of merger communications to corporate positioning and crisis management.
Alex entered the world of communications straight after University when he founded the film production company, Ratnaike & Kane. This allowed for many creative adventures from filming the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka to putting on interactive art events with a crew of London graffiti artists.
Following a spell in New York and time in the world of headhunting, Alex joined Spada, a PR agency focusing on the professional services sector. During his 12 year stint, Alex honed his media relations, branding and communications skills on a range of clients across the property, construction, environmental and corporate sectors. He was Managing Director of the agency from 2009-2012.
Jonathan brings Farrer Kane outstanding experience in advising teams and individuals on strategic planning and business development, drawing on his board level experience with global organisations and leading consulting firms.
Alongside Jonathan’s non-executive directorship at Farrer Kane, he is currently Chief Strategy Officer at Pearson, the world's largest education company. Prior to this role Jonathan was Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer at Kantar, where, as part of the global executive committee, he led on a number of areas including business planning, organisational development and change, and digital strategy.
His career spans senior level roles at consultancies Tyler Mangan, Heidrick & Struggles and KPMG Consulting, as well as innovative global companies including market research firm TNS, where he was Chief Commercial Officer and Director of Strategy & Communication.
Jonathan’s insight and passion for supporting organisations going through rapid transformation and growth is of invaluable support to Farrer Kane.
After a brief stint in market research, Clo's career in communications began at a PR agency specialising in financial and professional services. She then moved to Fishburn, a top 20 communications consultancy, where she advised clients including BT, the BBC and the Department for Transport, on issues ranging from media and stakeholder relations to crisis management and corporate social responsibility.
Clo joined Farrer Kane in 2013 as an Associate Director and works across both B2B and B2C accounts.
Head of Content
Helen began working in corporate communications over 15 years ago and has both in agency and in house experience. She has devised and run campaigns for clients across a number of sectors including legal, property and the wider B2B market. Post her initial spell in a London professional services agency, she moved in house to the corporate communications department at English Heritage where she ran external communications for national projects as well as for three of the organisation's local teams.
Helen now works as Head of Content where she undertakes research, digital and copywriting tasks on a range of B2B and B2C campaigns.
Charlotte has many years’ experience helping corporate clients devise the communications strategy they need to hit their business objectives. She has undertaken a range of remits from creating brand-shifting media relations campaigns through to advising on the communication aspects of merger or crisis scenarios. She has overseen campaigns across professional media with significant experience of communication planning and strategy, content creation and delivery, as well as undertaking client research, thought leadership reports and perception audits.
Charlotte has a particular understanding of clients working within the professional services and built environment sectors having advised clients including the likes of global law firms Withers and Jones Day, top 20 accountancy firm Saffery Champness through to real estate organisations such as ludlowthomson.
Charlotte started her career as a trainee accountant before moving in to the communications sector, joining a boutique professional services agency. She later spent six years at a mid-sized B2B agency where as Account Director she led the strategy and day-to-day account management for clients across a range of sectors, including legal, accountancy and property.
Poppy works across a diverse range of clients and service lines at Farrer Kane: from helping B2B firms within the legal, engineering and property sectors build their brands via professional and earned media campaigns to working on B2C public relations and awareness campaigns for high-profile consumer clients.
She has a wealth of experience both advising clients and leading team delivery. She is well versed in the full spectrum of media relations, including content creation and delivery, strategy and planning, copywriting, social media engagement and campaign execution. She has particular expertise in helping brands build their profile via broadcast relations and is adept at building content packages that work for TV and radio.
Poppy got her first taste of communications during her time at Cambridge University, when she secured an internship with one of Scotland's largest PR agencies. Post-graduation she followed this with an internship at a London marketing agency where she gained exposure to a number of communication disciplines from copywriting to brand strategy.
Senior Account Manager
With experience in offering strategic communications advice to clients across a range of sectors, from global professional service firms through to early-stage start-ups, Max runs a number of brand-building and media relations campaigns.
In addition to extensive B2B communications experience, Max also works with a number of consumer brands, growing profile through print and broadcast media alongside engaging social media campaigns. In addition, Max has also overseen national campaigns, including the recent lobbying of a cabinet minister that was backed by a number of high-profile banking figures.
An avid writer, Max regularly contributes to the agency’s content and social media channels, as well as providing ghost-written articles for a variety of clients on a range of topics, from developments in data privacy law through to the latest trends in workplace design and youth finance.
Sophie runs a number of brand building campaigns across a range of sectors, including legal and property. Managing both B2B and B2C clients, she has experience working on a range of initiatives – from helping take a new brand to market, through to building a sustained profile via earned media.
Sophie works with a number of professional services firms helping them create quality content that secures top tier media coverage and greater brand awareness, as well as delivering results that can fuel direct outreach and marketing. She has an extensive black book of media contacts across broadcast, national and trade media.
She is also adept at devising and running B2C campaigns requiring content that can be atomised across a range of channels and that reaches a diverse mix of audiences. For example, Sophie is part of a team working with a grass-roots period poverty group that needs to target both decision-makers in the education system as well as young people, which resulted in creating social media content that engages with both audiences alongside securing national media coverage to shine a light on this important issue.
Sophie also gets involved in the operational side of the agency and has helped roll out key business processes, which have helped streamline the team and increase its efficiency.
Sophie first developed her passion for communications when working on social media and community engagement projects for a Kenyan charity that supports female education. Prior to joining Farrer Kane, she also worked in an HR and in-house communications role for a national construction company.
Senior Account Executive
Before joining Farrer Kane, Matthew worked closely with the CFO of a multi-national printing company, based in London. Whilst there he developed a keen commercial awareness, through dealing with foreign clients, working on the modernisation of a subsidiary company and writing company policy documents. His interest in media relations and current affairs, combined with the opportunity to interact with individuals at the forefront of their professions led him to pursue a career with Farrer Kane.
His work at the agency predominantly involves gaining top-tier earned media coverage and assisting in wider creative campaigns for a number of professional services firms and property consultancies.
He supports clients across both B2B and B2C sectors, delivering results on campaigns which range from promoting residential and commercial developments, to large corporate acquisitions, product launches and rebrands.
Senior Account Executive
Ines works with a mix of B2B and B2C clients across a number of sectors from construction and financial services, through to consumer finance and healthcare.
With skills spanning media relations and social media (planning and channel management) through to content development, Ines works closely with clients to help them reach their key audiences through a variety of channels. She often leads on social media campaigns for both B2C and B2B clients, from developing content plans for projects or launches, to helping with day-to-day profile management.
Ines’ interest in communications was first sparked at her internships with two of the largest media agencies in London. A psychology graduate from the University of Nottingham, she is well-versed in developing compelling copy from technical subject areas, and has a good understanding of data analysis – skills she enjoys putting to use on behalf of her clients.
Senior Account Executive
Tom works across a variety of client accounts, particularly in the legal and technology sectors, and has been involved in multiple brand launches and relaunches while at Farrer Kane, working with clients to craft and promote their offer via multi-channel campaigns.
Tom is also involved in a number of the agency’s B2B and B2C social media campaigns and often contributes ghost-writing for clients across a diverse range of topics, drawing on his time spent studying English literature at the University of Cambridge.
Having previously worked as an English-language journalist in Bogotá, Colombia, Tom has experience in working to deadlines, communicating with varied stakeholders and in writing engaging copy.
Senior Account Executive
Eleanor gained valuable communications experience at a global B2B transport technology company, in a fast-paced customer-facing role. From producing operational reports for high-profile clients, to managing complaints and fielding emails and calls, Eleanor’s role on the UK Service Desk was very varied. Eleanor has a sharp eye for detail that was put to great use in proofreading crucial bids for the company. In dealing with complex technical faults as well as complaints, she gained experience in crisis communication and became confident at building positive customer relations.
Eleanor graduated with a 2.1 in English from the University of Cambridge where she had the chance to pursue her love of literature. During her time at university she developed a keen interest in media through several positions on student newspapers where she had the opportunity to flex her creative muscles as well as gaining editorial experience. An interest in media communications, a passion for the written word honed by her English degree, as well as experience in B2B communication encouraged Eleanor to pursue a career in PR.
Isabella graduated from Durham University, where she gained a First Class Honours degree in Ancient History. During her studies, Isabella developed her writing, research and analytical skills, giving her a knack for handling complex information and telling compelling stories. Alongside her academic work, Isabella participated in several volunteering projects, including teaching English in China as part of a cultural exchange programme. Isabella honed her writing skills in the editorial department of APL Media, where she worked on editorial features and reviewed branded content. Her exposure to the world of media inspired her to pursue a career in communications as a means of using and building on her talent for writing. Isabella works across a range of clients, including those in the health, property, construction and non-profit sectors.
Harriet developed her desire for a career in communications during a successful internship at co-living company The Collective UK, within which she assisted the company’s marketing team. Here she gained useful insight into the role marketing and PR play within a business, and consolidated her interest in the real estate sector. The experience sparked her curiosity in the power of communications and branding.
Harriet graduated with a 1st in Modern Languages from the University of Warwick, where she was able to explore her passion for languages. During her time at University she refined her writing, research and analytical skills, with her translation experience in particular giving her a solid understanding of the nuances of language in communication. A keen sportswoman, Harriet enjoyed participating in the university tennis club, and was the vice-captain of the women’s team during her final year.
Harriet works across a range of clients including those in the legal, property and tech sectors.
Having graduated from university as a D&AD student award winner, Mark began his career in London working for SEA Design, a highly respected design consultancy. During this time he honed his craft as a graphic designer working in the fields of branding, the arts and publishing.
Phil has wide ranging experience in both branding and design, and website and mobile app development. He supports Farrer Kane clients on briefs spanning graphic design, advertising, presentations and print. He is also skilled in delivering web and app design and development assignments.
Dudley spent his formative years in West Sussex, where he showed an early and close dedication to the natural and built environment, with a particular passion for reporting on the county’s vertical street furniture.
His talents soon led him to seek broader horizons. At Farrer Kane, his nose for a good story has quickly made him a great asset to the team, where his uncanny ability to sniff out every possible angle is much appreciated. He is a gifted listener, hearing the rustle of issues relevant to Farrer Kane clients at great distances.
One of Dudley’s key areas of interest is keeping workplace stress to an absolute minimum, to ensure the Farrer Kane team is the most focused and productive it can be. He advocates regular exercise, and the occasional power nap to clear the build up of tension.