The team is led by the company’s Chief Executive and founder. Tom is a visiting professor on crisis, issues and media management at IMD Business School in Lausanne, where the crisis simulation course regularly scores top marks. He is the author of ‘Managing a Crisis’ (Macmillan 2005). He was formally head of communications in companies in the water and nuclear industries and founded one of the UK’s largest property lobbying groups, which grew to some 40 consultants between 1998 and 2007.
Eleanor is a media researcher and creative professional with a background in film and TV production. She is an award winning documentary filmmaker, with ongoing projects in screenwriting and as a script editor.
Neil Bennett has worked as a senior correspondent for the BBC reporting for television, radio and the BBC website. Most recently, he was Crime Correspondent covering major issues in policing, terrorism and the criminal justice system generally. He reported regularly on football, cricket and rugby World Cups. Neil’s role was to cover the “front page” as well as the “back page” stories in sport. He has reported extensively on drugs, corruption and politics in world sport.
Fiona is a professional marketing professional with experience in brands and reputation as well as advertising and public relations. She has successfully run her own businesses.
Richard Lindfield has more than 30 years’ experience as a broadcast journalist. He has worked in both TV and radio for the BBC and numerous commercial stations. He is currently weekend news editor for the Heart radio stations covering much of south-east England.
David is a seasoned BBC journalist and also has a long career in print media as well as being a well-established author.
Jack ‘Paparazzo’ Ludlam
Jack is one of London’s most celebrated paparazzi and there is hardly a celebrity he has not had in his lens at some point. He gives first hand accounts and training in how to deal with intrusive media.
Gustin is an Ibiza-based DJ and our social media expert with wide experience of all platforms in both reactive and proactive modes.