Pauline Rawsterne has over 25 years’ experience working in the media and public relations.
She specialises in financial PR (banking, investment, corporate finance and insolvency) and other business to business areas including professional services, property and technology.
A former journalist, she also writes articles on business and management for a leading business school and for content marketing and SEO campaigns. Pauline started her career as a reporter and sub-editor, initially on regional newspapers including the Warrington Guardian and the Lancashire Evening Post, and later working for publishing companies, managing editorial and production on a variety of business and trade publications.
She spent four years with Nimtech, an NGO which worked with technology companies and ran international trade projects.
She went on to work in PR and marketing consultancies, most recently Bell Pottinger, before setting up her own business in 2007. She updates her skills regularly to keep up with the ever-changing digital landscape.
Pauline speaks Spanish and in her spare time enjoys travelling, running, open air swimming and learning new things.
Rob has almost 20 years’ experience in business to business PR and marketing, specialising in PR for the technology sector.
Most recently he has worked within the fintech and paytech industries, helping companies offering payments, e-commerce and and anti-fraud solutions to raise their profile in international markets.
His previous tech experience ranges from cloud computing, data centres, software and hardware to health tech, online recruitment, security technology and automotive diagnostics. He has also worked for many digital agencies and professional services firms including lawyers and accountants.
Rob has extensive experience in international PR, having managed campaigns across the US and Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America. He has worked for a number of US-based tech firms.
Rob holds a qualification from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). In his spare-time he enjoys travelling and is slowly but surely improving his awful Spanish.
Mark has 30 years’ experience in business-to-business and corporate communications and has worked for organisations ranging from small start-ups to the biggest blue-chip companies.
He has extensive experience in property, professional services and industrial sectors including oil and gas, chemicals and manufacturing. Mark has a clear understanding of how to develop successful communication programmes which deliver results. He has also acted as a communications consultant for a number of planning applications.
Mark is particularly proud of winning two CIPR Pride awards – for managing the crisis communications on the administration of Bury Football Club, and the ‘Manchester City – End of an Era auction’ when the club left Maine Road.
He was also shortlisted for an international campaign for the world’s largest commercial auction in Brunei, and for work on a planning application for an energy plant and for which he provided strategic advice, community relations, stakeholder relations and support for a public inquiry.
During his career Mark has worked for organisations including Tata Chemicals Europe, Shell, Hertel, NatWest, E.ON Energy from Waste, GVA Grimley, Langtree, AMEC, Smith & Williamson and The Debt Advisor.
He also works pro-bono for the Sanctuary for Veterans charity which aims to raise funds to build a rest and rehabilitation centre for injured service personnel in Cheshire.