Who we are


We are sector agnostic and have a breadth of experience communicating with B2B and B2C audiences.

The team includes award-winning PR professionals and former journalists. We have decades of experience working with some of the most innovative household brands and disruptive tech businesses, including Google, Airbnb, Disney and Siemens.

Our knowledge of the industry ensures we are uniquely placed to provide the best solution for our clients.

Meet us


Senior Account Executive

Charlotte has a range of experience in multiple sectors including property and placemaking, media and marketing, hospitality and B2B retail PR.

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
I was born 2 months early at 3lbs and so small I could fit in one of my Dad's hands


Client Director

After training as a journalist, Oli spent over a decade working with global brands and scaleups, from Microsoft to Airbnb, and Unilever to Land Rover. Oli went on to lead global comms and partnerships at a travel-tech scaleup, before joining W+P in 2020 to oversee work on all our clients.

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
I pranked Prince William at a press conference once - it did not go down well with his security


Senior Account Executive

George brings a wide range of Tech PR experience to W+P. Prior to us, he worked across various accounts from healthcare and household tech to esports, gaming and global scale events.

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
I spent lockdown mastering the art of hot sauce and condiment making


Kat D
Account Executive

Kat joined W+P at the beginning of 2021, bringing with her a wealth of experience across both financial and arts PR.

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
My first ever job was working in a scotch egg factory


Account Director

Laura has several years’ experience working with tech startups and large corporations within transport, hospitality, education and politics. Prior to joining W+P, she worked at various agencies and in-house at the House of Commons.

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
I had a very short lived experience as a rugby player at university



Nick launched W+P after years of working with many of the UK’s most exciting scaleup brands, including Purplebricks, Happn and Lime. In 2016 he was named Young PR Professional of the Year, and is an Alumni of PR Week’s 30 Under 30. Nick is a well-known technology media commentator who regularly appears across international broadcast outlets. 

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
Despite growing up in the glorious Devon countryside, I still cannot ride a bike


Junior Account Executive

Zoe’s academic background in History and Law is combined with a keen interest in communications. She has a range of experience in client-facing roles within sectors such as marketing, fashion, social media and law.

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
I have never had a cup of tea!


Kat R
Account Manager

Kat joined W+P with several years’ agency experience across corporate and consumer clients, ranging from smart tech and property through to hospitality and consumer goods.

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
I had a pet hermit crab called Nala (after the Lion King)


Editorial Consultant

Editorial consultant Anna Brech is a lifestyle journalist and former digital editor of Stylist with a 14-year career rooted in fast, compelling copy. Having worked in world news, lifestyle, tech and even showbiz (hello, red carpet glam), she is an expert in storytelling across many genres – and loves nothing better than rustling up an original brand narrative to entice audiences in.

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
I'm one of 7 kids (number 6 in line), which has gifted me a lifetime habit of chaotic Christmases and eating with one arm hunched around my food


Account Executive

Ellis started her career in PR in September 2020 after graduating from Loughborough University with a degree in Media and Communications. Ellis’ previous experience in PR includes working with startups and scale-ups from the fintech, tech, payments and consumer industries.

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
I once was the star of a Channel 4 documentary


Senior Consultant

Kirsty has over 12 years’ strategic brand experience and has delivered campaigns for the likes of NOW (formerly NOW TV), Vauxhall and Save The Children. She is also experienced in partnership management and influencer and talent engagement.

A fun fact a client wouldn’t expect about you:
I work part-time at Words + Pixels and when I’m not online, you’ll probably find me playing Scrabble, appearing in the background of First Dates or going to the theatre

Our network

We have relationships with best-in-class partners across the globe, in multiple disciplines to ensure our clients are supported as they grow.

Whether you’re expanding internationally or undertaking a full rebrand, we know the people to help; from branding and creative, app and website development, SEO and PPC, market research and professional video and photography.

Our network also comprises a number of VC firms, angel investors and incubators so we can support clients at every stage of their growth.


“Playfair and W+P operate in very similar worlds - partnering with the best and most exciting startups. We’ve been delighted at the press coverage generated for companies in our portfolio and the profile they are building for them, as well as the unique insight they offer into the media. 


Chris Smith
Managing Partner, Playfair Capital


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