Our Team

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jessie Godwyn

Account Director

Jessie joined the ranks of Hope&Glory in early 2016 following stints at both House PR and Kazoo Communications. Her varied portfolio includes technology, entertainment and lifestyle brands, featuring everything from Kia Motors to BT. Since becoming a member of the Hope&Glory team, she’s immersed herself in the wonderful world of VR with HTC Vive, got hands-on with Sony’s Sound portfolio and met with many a cosplayer for Final Fantasy XIV. Some personal highlights include managing a collaboration with the Royal Academy and HTC Vive to showcase the world’s first art pieces created entirely in VR, and as a huge fan of reality TV, painting a topless Mario Falcone for TruTV.

Flora Laven-Morris

Account Director

Flora originally joined the land of Hope&Glory in June 2013 working across The Royal Mint, O2, Sony and Barclays among others. Trying to justify the politics degree, she had a yearlong stint as Head of Communications for the economic think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, getting a crash course in public affairs and economic policy. Despite its serious effort, politics still just couldn’t compete with the weird and wonderful world of consumer PR and Flora joined the “Hope&Glory Boomerang Club” in May 2017 working on clients including Pokemon and Facebook.

Joccoaa Hand

Senior Account Manager

Coa joined the land of Hope&Glory in April 2015 after a two-year stint at freuds. There, she learnt how to run a press office and enjoyed working across their big events such as Taste of London and Christmas in July. Since she joined Hope&Glory, Coa has worked across a number of lifestyle brands including adidas, STRIPPD, FIJI Water, Sainsbury’s and IKEA. Her favourite moments so far include celebrating the O2’s 10th birthday with a life size cake version of her favourite singer Ed Sheeran, and launching the world’s first mindfulness channel on a train with Virgin Trains. Her name means the witty one in Latin and she likes nothing more than trying to live up to this name in the office.

Dave Stitson

Account Director

Dave originally joined Hope&Glory in September 2013 as employee number ten-ish. After a stint at Taylor Herring he returned in October 2016, bringing with him his incredible knowledge of Mariah Carey and love for celebrity gossip – it was sorely missed! Dave’s favourite pieces of work include the Deliveroo Crème Egg Pizza, launching the PowerPuff Emporium for Cartoon Network and celebrating the Garden of Light with Marie Curie for their Great Daffodil Appeal.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jessie Godwyn

Account Director

Jessie joined the ranks of Hope&Glory in early 2016 following stints at both House PR and Kazoo Communications. Her varied portfolio includes technology, entertainment and lifestyle brands, featuring everything from Kia Motors to BT. Since becoming a member of the Hope&Glory team, she’s immersed herself in the wonderful world of VR with HTC Vive, got hands-on with Sony’s Sound portfolio and met with many a cosplayer for Final Fantasy XIV. Some personal highlights include managing a collaboration with the Royal Academy and HTC Vive to showcase the world’s first art pieces created entirely in VR, and as a huge fan of reality TV, painting a topless Mario Falcone for TruTV.

Flora Laven-Morris

Account Director

Flora originally joined the land of Hope&Glory in June 2013 working across The Royal Mint, O2, Sony and Barclays among others. Trying to justify the politics degree, she had a yearlong stint as Head of Communications for the economic think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, getting a crash course in public affairs and economic policy. Despite its serious effort, politics still just couldn’t compete with the weird and wonderful world of consumer PR and Flora joined the “Hope&Glory Boomerang Club” in May 2017 working on clients including Pokemon and Facebook.

Joccoaa Hand

Senior Account Manager

Coa joined the land of Hope&Glory in April 2015 after a two-year stint at freuds. There, she learnt how to run a press office and enjoyed working across their big events such as Taste of London and Christmas in July. Since she joined Hope&Glory, Coa has worked across a number of lifestyle brands including adidas, STRIPPD, FIJI Water, Sainsbury’s and IKEA. Her favourite moments so far include celebrating the O2’s 10th birthday with a life size cake version of her favourite singer Ed Sheeran, and launching the world’s first mindfulness channel on a train with Virgin Trains. Her name means the witty one in Latin and she likes nothing more than trying to live up to this name in the office.

Dave Stitson

Account Director

Dave originally joined Hope&Glory in September 2013 as employee number ten-ish. After a stint at Taylor Herring he returned in October 2016, bringing with him his incredible knowledge of Mariah Carey and love for celebrity gossip – it was sorely missed! Dave’s favourite pieces of work include the Deliveroo Crème Egg Pizza, launching the PowerPuff Emporium for Cartoon Network and celebrating the Garden of Light with Marie Curie for their Great Daffodil Appeal.

Alex Royce

Senior Account Manager

Alex joined Hope&Glory in April 2015, having worked in sport’s PR and sponsorship for four years with clients including British Gas, RFU, Betway and Jaguar LandRover, and across a number of sports including Rugby, Darts, Swimming and Boxing. Since then, he’s really got stuck in on client work for adidas, IMG, Great British Racing, Virgin Active, Sony and HTC. However, he is particularly proud of his work around the Rugby World Cup and O2’s Rugby World Cup campaign; a campaign he called his “dream role”.

Phoebe Mellor

Senior Account Manager

Phoebe joined Hope&Glory in April 2015 having worked as a media specialist at Golin on various consumer brands including Cadbury, Smirnoff and Kenco. Since then she’s chipped in on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, including Whole Earth, Sony, RealD, MEATliquor and The Royal Mint. Phoebe had the exciting (and slightly mad) task of working on IKEA’s The Dining Club campaign in 2016, where she was able to enjoy many a good Smorgasbord along with fantastic campaign results. When not working, Phoebe is a crime-fanatic and loves a real-crime podcasts and true-crime TV shows. Ask her for recommendations – she has plenty!

Liam O’Brien

Account Manager

Liam joined Hope and Glory in January 2018 after a stint at Kellogg’s, where he was responsible for running the UK press office and worked on brands including Special K and Pringles.  A keen supporter of LGBT+ rights, he’s helped out with media on the British LGBT Awards, Diversity in Media Awards and several other diversity initiatives. Liam is a recent addition to ‘the dark side, having spent four years as a journalist at the Independent, i Paper and Liverpool Echo. He twice (almost…) won the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism for pieces on Rupaul’s Drag Race and Justin Bieber. In his spare time can be found with his nose in a book, browsing Foyles to buy more books, or lovingly rearranging books he already owns, stroking the covers like a deranged book Gollum.

Lydia Stewart

Account Manager

Lydia joined Hope&Glory in January 2016, having worked previously at W Communications. She currently works across various food & drink and travel accounts, including Odigeo, MEATliquor, Meantime and Isle of Man Tourism. Lydia loves getting stuck in for all her clients, but bar none, her favourite day at Hope&Glory so far was the day she went to a Lady and the Tramp style photoshoot, featuring two adorable sausage dogs.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jessie Godwyn

Account Director

Jessie joined the ranks of Hope&Glory in early 2016 following stints at both House PR and Kazoo Communications. Her varied portfolio includes technology, entertainment and lifestyle brands, featuring everything from Kia Motors to BT. Since becoming a member of the Hope&Glory team, she’s immersed herself in the wonderful world of VR with HTC Vive, got hands-on with Sony’s Sound portfolio and met with many a cosplayer for Final Fantasy XIV. Some personal highlights include managing a collaboration with the Royal Academy and HTC Vive to showcase the world’s first art pieces created entirely in VR, and as a huge fan of reality TV, painting a topless Mario Falcone for TruTV.

Flora Laven-Morris

Account Director

Flora originally joined the land of Hope&Glory in June 2013 working across The Royal Mint, O2, Sony and Barclays among others. Trying to justify the politics degree, she had a yearlong stint as Head of Communications for the economic think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, getting a crash course in public affairs and economic policy. Despite its serious effort, politics still just couldn’t compete with the weird and wonderful world of consumer PR and Flora joined the “Hope&Glory Boomerang Club” in May 2017 working on clients including Pokemon and Facebook.

Joccoaa Hand

Senior Account Manager

Coa joined the land of Hope&Glory in April 2015 after a two-year stint at freuds. There, she learnt how to run a press office and enjoyed working across their big events such as Taste of London and Christmas in July. Since she joined Hope&Glory, Coa has worked across a number of lifestyle brands including adidas, STRIPPD, FIJI Water, Sainsbury’s and IKEA. Her favourite moments so far include celebrating the O2’s 10th birthday with a life size cake version of her favourite singer Ed Sheeran, and launching the world’s first mindfulness channel on a train with Virgin Trains. Her name means the witty one in Latin and she likes nothing more than trying to live up to this name in the office.

Dave Stitson

Account Director

Dave originally joined Hope&Glory in September 2013 as employee number ten-ish. After a stint at Taylor Herring he returned in October 2016, bringing with him his incredible knowledge of Mariah Carey and love for celebrity gossip – it was sorely missed! Dave’s favourite pieces of work include the Deliveroo Crème Egg Pizza, launching the PowerPuff Emporium for Cartoon Network and celebrating the Garden of Light with Marie Curie for their Great Daffodil Appeal.

Alex Royce

Senior Account Manager

Alex joined Hope&Glory in April 2015, having worked in sport’s PR and sponsorship for four years with clients including British Gas, RFU, Betway and Jaguar LandRover, and across a number of sports including Rugby, Darts, Swimming and Boxing. Since then, he’s really got stuck in on client work for adidas, IMG, Great British Racing, Virgin Active, Sony and HTC. However, he is particularly proud of his work around the Rugby World Cup and O2’s Rugby World Cup campaign; a campaign he called his “dream role”.

Phoebe Mellor

Senior Account Manager

Phoebe joined Hope&Glory in April 2015 having worked as a media specialist at Golin on various consumer brands including Cadbury, Smirnoff and Kenco. Since then she’s chipped in on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, including Whole Earth, Sony, RealD, MEATliquor and The Royal Mint. Phoebe had the exciting (and slightly mad) task of working on IKEA’s The Dining Club campaign in 2016, where she was able to enjoy many a good Smorgasbord along with fantastic campaign results. When not working, Phoebe is a crime-fanatic and loves a real-crime podcasts and true-crime TV shows. Ask her for recommendations – she has plenty!

Liam O’Brien

Account Manager

Liam joined Hope and Glory in January 2018 after a stint at Kellogg’s, where he was responsible for running the UK press office and worked on brands including Special K and Pringles.  A keen supporter of LGBT+ rights, he’s helped out with media on the British LGBT Awards, Diversity in Media Awards and several other diversity initiatives. Liam is a recent addition to ‘the dark side, having spent four years as a journalist at the Independent, i Paper and Liverpool Echo. He twice (almost…) won the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism for pieces on Rupaul’s Drag Race and Justin Bieber. In his spare time can be found with his nose in a book, browsing Foyles to buy more books, or lovingly rearranging books he already owns, stroking the covers like a deranged book Gollum.

Lydia Stewart

Account Manager

Lydia joined Hope&Glory in January 2016, having worked previously at W Communications. She currently works across various food & drink and travel accounts, including Odigeo, MEATliquor, Meantime and Isle of Man Tourism. Lydia loves getting stuck in for all her clients, but bar none, her favourite day at Hope&Glory so far was the day she went to a Lady and the Tramp style photoshoot, featuring two adorable sausage dogs.

Lily Soares-Smith

Account Manager

Lily started at Hope & Glory in October 2017 after 18 months at luxury lifestyle agency, The Communications Store, working on clients including, Ciroc, Dom Perignon, Pinterest, Wedgwood and Moet & Chandon. Previous to this, Lily worked in house for a beauty brand and for Colgate Palmolive after travelling around South America. She graduated with a degree in Economics from The University of Manchester, completing part of her degree in Australia. Lily joined Hope & Glory hoping to fulfil her passion by helping to grow our health and fitness category.

Alicia Bult

Account Manager

Alicia joined Hope&Glory in October 2015 after graduating from Bournemouth University with a degree in public relations. In almost two years, she has worked on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, most notably HTC, IMG, Meantime Brewing, Get Living London and Pollen + Grace – all of which keep her happy, healthy, and full of beer!  It is fitting then that building the nation’s smallest pub for Meantime was one of her favourite campaigns, although she also got a kick out of working with Tom Daley to take the world’s first ‘extreme selfies’ with HTC’s U11. That said, Alicia is up for anything, and can’t wait to see what other madness Hope&Glory has to offer.

James Keiller

Account Manager

James started at Hope&Glory in April 2015 after short placements at Citizen Relations and FleishmanHillard. Over the last three years he’s done a cracking Blofeld impression for O2 “Cat Casting”, paid his respects by creating a seven-foot-high portrait of the Queen out of coins, and opened a Game of Thrones bakery with the show’s very own Hot Pie. Currently loving working on Facebook, The Royal Mint, Barclays Retail, Isle of Man, HTC Vive, Nvidia and Uber Eats, he’s looking forward to the coming months in which he’ll no doubt be getting up to more madness across the agency.

Arun Lloyd

Account Manager

Arun joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 after a three-year stint at Dynamo PR, working mainly in the tech sector. This included everything from launching consumer hardware products and developing company narratives, to creating experiential events for the likes of Nvidia – turning the Tobacco Docks into a 4D VR Mount Everest hike, complete with snow and ice picks. Arun joined Hope&Glory to help grow the tech team and is currently working on clients including LinkedIn, Argos, Anki and Beam Suntory. Outside the office, you’ll likely find him on a football pitch, lost in the flashing lights of a club, or making small talk with strangers as an excuse to pet their dogs.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jessie Godwyn

Account Director

Jessie joined the ranks of Hope&Glory in early 2016 following stints at both House PR and Kazoo Communications. Her varied portfolio includes technology, entertainment and lifestyle brands, featuring everything from Kia Motors to BT. Since becoming a member of the Hope&Glory team, she’s immersed herself in the wonderful world of VR with HTC Vive, got hands-on with Sony’s Sound portfolio and met with many a cosplayer for Final Fantasy XIV. Some personal highlights include managing a collaboration with the Royal Academy and HTC Vive to showcase the world’s first art pieces created entirely in VR, and as a huge fan of reality TV, painting a topless Mario Falcone for TruTV.

Flora Laven-Morris

Account Director

Flora originally joined the land of Hope&Glory in June 2013 working across The Royal Mint, O2, Sony and Barclays among others. Trying to justify the politics degree, she had a yearlong stint as Head of Communications for the economic think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, getting a crash course in public affairs and economic policy. Despite its serious effort, politics still just couldn’t compete with the weird and wonderful world of consumer PR and Flora joined the “Hope&Glory Boomerang Club” in May 2017 working on clients including Pokemon and Facebook.

Joccoaa Hand

Senior Account Manager

Coa joined the land of Hope&Glory in April 2015 after a two-year stint at freuds. There, she learnt how to run a press office and enjoyed working across their big events such as Taste of London and Christmas in July. Since she joined Hope&Glory, Coa has worked across a number of lifestyle brands including adidas, STRIPPD, FIJI Water, Sainsbury’s and IKEA. Her favourite moments so far include celebrating the O2’s 10th birthday with a life size cake version of her favourite singer Ed Sheeran, and launching the world’s first mindfulness channel on a train with Virgin Trains. Her name means the witty one in Latin and she likes nothing more than trying to live up to this name in the office.

Dave Stitson

Account Director

Dave originally joined Hope&Glory in September 2013 as employee number ten-ish. After a stint at Taylor Herring he returned in October 2016, bringing with him his incredible knowledge of Mariah Carey and love for celebrity gossip – it was sorely missed! Dave’s favourite pieces of work include the Deliveroo Crème Egg Pizza, launching the PowerPuff Emporium for Cartoon Network and celebrating the Garden of Light with Marie Curie for their Great Daffodil Appeal.

Alex Royce

Senior Account Manager

Alex joined Hope&Glory in April 2015, having worked in sport’s PR and sponsorship for four years with clients including British Gas, RFU, Betway and Jaguar LandRover, and across a number of sports including Rugby, Darts, Swimming and Boxing. Since then, he’s really got stuck in on client work for adidas, IMG, Great British Racing, Virgin Active, Sony and HTC. However, he is particularly proud of his work around the Rugby World Cup and O2’s Rugby World Cup campaign; a campaign he called his “dream role”.

Phoebe Mellor

Senior Account Manager

Phoebe joined Hope&Glory in April 2015 having worked as a media specialist at Golin on various consumer brands including Cadbury, Smirnoff and Kenco. Since then she’s chipped in on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, including Whole Earth, Sony, RealD, MEATliquor and The Royal Mint. Phoebe had the exciting (and slightly mad) task of working on IKEA’s The Dining Club campaign in 2016, where she was able to enjoy many a good Smorgasbord along with fantastic campaign results. When not working, Phoebe is a crime-fanatic and loves a real-crime podcasts and true-crime TV shows. Ask her for recommendations – she has plenty!

Liam O’Brien

Account Manager

Liam joined Hope and Glory in January 2018 after a stint at Kellogg’s, where he was responsible for running the UK press office and worked on brands including Special K and Pringles.  A keen supporter of LGBT+ rights, he’s helped out with media on the British LGBT Awards, Diversity in Media Awards and several other diversity initiatives. Liam is a recent addition to ‘the dark side, having spent four years as a journalist at the Independent, i Paper and Liverpool Echo. He twice (almost…) won the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism for pieces on Rupaul’s Drag Race and Justin Bieber. In his spare time can be found with his nose in a book, browsing Foyles to buy more books, or lovingly rearranging books he already owns, stroking the covers like a deranged book Gollum.

Lydia Stewart

Account Manager

Lydia joined Hope&Glory in January 2016, having worked previously at W Communications. She currently works across various food & drink and travel accounts, including Odigeo, MEATliquor, Meantime and Isle of Man Tourism. Lydia loves getting stuck in for all her clients, but bar none, her favourite day at Hope&Glory so far was the day she went to a Lady and the Tramp style photoshoot, featuring two adorable sausage dogs.

Lily Soares-Smith

Account Manager

Lily started at Hope & Glory in October 2017 after 18 months at luxury lifestyle agency, The Communications Store, working on clients including, Ciroc, Dom Perignon, Pinterest, Wedgwood and Moet & Chandon. Previous to this, Lily worked in house for a beauty brand and for Colgate Palmolive after travelling around South America. She graduated with a degree in Economics from The University of Manchester, completing part of her degree in Australia. Lily joined Hope & Glory hoping to fulfil her passion by helping to grow our health and fitness category.

Alicia Bult

Account Manager

Alicia joined Hope&Glory in October 2015 after graduating from Bournemouth University with a degree in public relations. In almost two years, she has worked on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, most notably HTC, IMG, Meantime Brewing, Get Living London and Pollen + Grace – all of which keep her happy, healthy, and full of beer!  It is fitting then that building the nation’s smallest pub for Meantime was one of her favourite campaigns, although she also got a kick out of working with Tom Daley to take the world’s first ‘extreme selfies’ with HTC’s U11. That said, Alicia is up for anything, and can’t wait to see what other madness Hope&Glory has to offer.

James Keiller

Account Manager

James started at Hope&Glory in April 2015 after short placements at Citizen Relations and FleishmanHillard. Over the last three years he’s done a cracking Blofeld impression for O2 “Cat Casting”, paid his respects by creating a seven-foot-high portrait of the Queen out of coins, and opened a Game of Thrones bakery with the show’s very own Hot Pie. Currently loving working on Facebook, The Royal Mint, Barclays Retail, Isle of Man, HTC Vive, Nvidia and Uber Eats, he’s looking forward to the coming months in which he’ll no doubt be getting up to more madness across the agency.

Arun Lloyd

Account Manager

Arun joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 after a three-year stint at Dynamo PR, working mainly in the tech sector. This included everything from launching consumer hardware products and developing company narratives, to creating experiential events for the likes of Nvidia – turning the Tobacco Docks into a 4D VR Mount Everest hike, complete with snow and ice picks. Arun joined Hope&Glory to help grow the tech team and is currently working on clients including LinkedIn, Argos, Anki and Beam Suntory. Outside the office, you’ll likely find him on a football pitch, lost in the flashing lights of a club, or making small talk with strangers as an excuse to pet their dogs.

Amelia Greenwood

Account Manager

Amelia joined Hope&Glory in 2014 after graduating from the University of Exeter and spending several months travelling South East Asia. Her work at Hope&Glory has spanned a wide range of clients and sectors, from managing multiple phone launches for HTC, to working with Barclays LifeSkills to create the world’s first Work Experience. More recently, Amelia has secured some killer pieces of coverage for the Airbnb press office and put London’s East Village on the map by promoting their cheese festival with a cheese-carved “Brie-oncé”. Amelia is known around the office for being an animal lover, and can often be found trying to convince her team mates to adopt an office puppy.

Fiona Findlay

Account Manager

Fiona joined Hope & Glory in April 2016 following two years working in financial and corporate PR and a degree in International Relations from the University of Leeds. Working with a wide range of clients to include Barclays, Symington Family Estates and Sony, it is safe to say that no two days are the same for Fiona. Recent highlights include helping Sony promote their speakers with the help of two professional snowboarders, one 8,497ft Austrian mountain and hundreds of LED lights, as well as hosting spinning lessons with the incredible Olympian Victoria Pendleton for Barclays. A real foodie, Fiona can often be found trying out London’s newest restaurants or spending a small fortune at her local farmer’s market in Brockley.

Chloe Morris

Senior Account Executive

Chloe joined Hope&Glory in June 2018 from the PR team of creative agency, Karmarama (formerly known as Kaper), where she worked on a range of consumer and corporate accounts including IKEA, Virgin Trains, The Fairtrade Foundation and several Unilever food brands. Prior to this, Chloe studied French and Politics at The University of Sheffield, during which time she spent a year living and working in France where she took every opportunity to sample the country’s cheese and wine offerings. She’s now working for a variety of clients including American Express, Barclays Mortgages, The Royal Mint and LinkedIn. Outside the office, Chloe can usually be found playing netball, trying out London’s restaurants or catching up on the latest Netflix series.

Thom Rice

Senior Account Executive

Thom has quickly become something of a legend in the land of Hope&Glory. He’s the man who takes care of all of Sony’s product rotation and generally makes sure that the huge account – across press office and campaigns – runs smoothly. He also helps out all our account teams with product despatch and recall and has a formidable aptitude with an Excel database. Thom has previously worked at Borkowski PR where he committed himself to the world of Sony and to Pioneer’s audio range. A massive music fan, he’s the font of all knowledge when it comes to tunes for the rest of the agency team.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jessie Godwyn

Account Director

Jessie joined the ranks of Hope&Glory in early 2016 following stints at both House PR and Kazoo Communications. Her varied portfolio includes technology, entertainment and lifestyle brands, featuring everything from Kia Motors to BT. Since becoming a member of the Hope&Glory team, she’s immersed herself in the wonderful world of VR with HTC Vive, got hands-on with Sony’s Sound portfolio and met with many a cosplayer for Final Fantasy XIV. Some personal highlights include managing a collaboration with the Royal Academy and HTC Vive to showcase the world’s first art pieces created entirely in VR, and as a huge fan of reality TV, painting a topless Mario Falcone for TruTV.

Flora Laven-Morris

Account Director

Flora originally joined the land of Hope&Glory in June 2013 working across The Royal Mint, O2, Sony and Barclays among others. Trying to justify the politics degree, she had a yearlong stint as Head of Communications for the economic think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, getting a crash course in public affairs and economic policy. Despite its serious effort, politics still just couldn’t compete with the weird and wonderful world of consumer PR and Flora joined the “Hope&Glory Boomerang Club” in May 2017 working on clients including Pokemon and Facebook.

Joccoaa Hand

Senior Account Manager

Coa joined the land of Hope&Glory in April 2015 after a two-year stint at freuds. There, she learnt how to run a press office and enjoyed working across their big events such as Taste of London and Christmas in July. Since she joined Hope&Glory, Coa has worked across a number of lifestyle brands including adidas, STRIPPD, FIJI Water, Sainsbury’s and IKEA. Her favourite moments so far include celebrating the O2’s 10th birthday with a life size cake version of her favourite singer Ed Sheeran, and launching the world’s first mindfulness channel on a train with Virgin Trains. Her name means the witty one in Latin and she likes nothing more than trying to live up to this name in the office.

Dave Stitson

Account Director

Dave originally joined Hope&Glory in September 2013 as employee number ten-ish. After a stint at Taylor Herring he returned in October 2016, bringing with him his incredible knowledge of Mariah Carey and love for celebrity gossip – it was sorely missed! Dave’s favourite pieces of work include the Deliveroo Crème Egg Pizza, launching the PowerPuff Emporium for Cartoon Network and celebrating the Garden of Light with Marie Curie for their Great Daffodil Appeal.

Alex Royce

Senior Account Manager

Alex joined Hope&Glory in April 2015, having worked in sport’s PR and sponsorship for four years with clients including British Gas, RFU, Betway and Jaguar LandRover, and across a number of sports including Rugby, Darts, Swimming and Boxing. Since then, he’s really got stuck in on client work for adidas, IMG, Great British Racing, Virgin Active, Sony and HTC. However, he is particularly proud of his work around the Rugby World Cup and O2’s Rugby World Cup campaign; a campaign he called his “dream role”.

Phoebe Mellor

Senior Account Manager

Phoebe joined Hope&Glory in April 2015 having worked as a media specialist at Golin on various consumer brands including Cadbury, Smirnoff and Kenco. Since then she’s chipped in on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, including Whole Earth, Sony, RealD, MEATliquor and The Royal Mint. Phoebe had the exciting (and slightly mad) task of working on IKEA’s The Dining Club campaign in 2016, where she was able to enjoy many a good Smorgasbord along with fantastic campaign results. When not working, Phoebe is a crime-fanatic and loves a real-crime podcasts and true-crime TV shows. Ask her for recommendations – she has plenty!

Liam O’Brien

Account Manager

Liam joined Hope and Glory in January 2018 after a stint at Kellogg’s, where he was responsible for running the UK press office and worked on brands including Special K and Pringles.  A keen supporter of LGBT+ rights, he’s helped out with media on the British LGBT Awards, Diversity in Media Awards and several other diversity initiatives. Liam is a recent addition to ‘the dark side, having spent four years as a journalist at the Independent, i Paper and Liverpool Echo. He twice (almost…) won the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism for pieces on Rupaul’s Drag Race and Justin Bieber. In his spare time can be found with his nose in a book, browsing Foyles to buy more books, or lovingly rearranging books he already owns, stroking the covers like a deranged book Gollum.

Lydia Stewart

Account Manager

Lydia joined Hope&Glory in January 2016, having worked previously at W Communications. She currently works across various food & drink and travel accounts, including Odigeo, MEATliquor, Meantime and Isle of Man Tourism. Lydia loves getting stuck in for all her clients, but bar none, her favourite day at Hope&Glory so far was the day she went to a Lady and the Tramp style photoshoot, featuring two adorable sausage dogs.

Lily Soares-Smith

Account Manager

Lily started at Hope & Glory in October 2017 after 18 months at luxury lifestyle agency, The Communications Store, working on clients including, Ciroc, Dom Perignon, Pinterest, Wedgwood and Moet & Chandon. Previous to this, Lily worked in house for a beauty brand and for Colgate Palmolive after travelling around South America. She graduated with a degree in Economics from The University of Manchester, completing part of her degree in Australia. Lily joined Hope & Glory hoping to fulfil her passion by helping to grow our health and fitness category.

Alicia Bult

Account Manager

Alicia joined Hope&Glory in October 2015 after graduating from Bournemouth University with a degree in public relations. In almost two years, she has worked on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, most notably HTC, IMG, Meantime Brewing, Get Living London and Pollen + Grace – all of which keep her happy, healthy, and full of beer!  It is fitting then that building the nation’s smallest pub for Meantime was one of her favourite campaigns, although she also got a kick out of working with Tom Daley to take the world’s first ‘extreme selfies’ with HTC’s U11. That said, Alicia is up for anything, and can’t wait to see what other madness Hope&Glory has to offer.

James Keiller

Account Manager

James started at Hope&Glory in April 2015 after short placements at Citizen Relations and FleishmanHillard. Over the last three years he’s done a cracking Blofeld impression for O2 “Cat Casting”, paid his respects by creating a seven-foot-high portrait of the Queen out of coins, and opened a Game of Thrones bakery with the show’s very own Hot Pie. Currently loving working on Facebook, The Royal Mint, Barclays Retail, Isle of Man, HTC Vive, Nvidia and Uber Eats, he’s looking forward to the coming months in which he’ll no doubt be getting up to more madness across the agency.

Arun Lloyd

Account Manager

Arun joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 after a three-year stint at Dynamo PR, working mainly in the tech sector. This included everything from launching consumer hardware products and developing company narratives, to creating experiential events for the likes of Nvidia – turning the Tobacco Docks into a 4D VR Mount Everest hike, complete with snow and ice picks. Arun joined Hope&Glory to help grow the tech team and is currently working on clients including LinkedIn, Argos, Anki and Beam Suntory. Outside the office, you’ll likely find him on a football pitch, lost in the flashing lights of a club, or making small talk with strangers as an excuse to pet their dogs.

Amelia Greenwood

Account Manager

Amelia joined Hope&Glory in 2014 after graduating from the University of Exeter and spending several months travelling South East Asia. Her work at Hope&Glory has spanned a wide range of clients and sectors, from managing multiple phone launches for HTC, to working with Barclays LifeSkills to create the world’s first Work Experience. More recently, Amelia has secured some killer pieces of coverage for the Airbnb press office and put London’s East Village on the map by promoting their cheese festival with a cheese-carved “Brie-oncé”. Amelia is known around the office for being an animal lover, and can often be found trying to convince her team mates to adopt an office puppy.

Fiona Findlay

Account Manager

Fiona joined Hope & Glory in April 2016 following two years working in financial and corporate PR and a degree in International Relations from the University of Leeds. Working with a wide range of clients to include Barclays, Symington Family Estates and Sony, it is safe to say that no two days are the same for Fiona. Recent highlights include helping Sony promote their speakers with the help of two professional snowboarders, one 8,497ft Austrian mountain and hundreds of LED lights, as well as hosting spinning lessons with the incredible Olympian Victoria Pendleton for Barclays. A real foodie, Fiona can often be found trying out London’s newest restaurants or spending a small fortune at her local farmer’s market in Brockley.

Chloe Morris

Senior Account Executive

Chloe joined Hope&Glory in June 2018 from the PR team of creative agency, Karmarama (formerly known as Kaper), where she worked on a range of consumer and corporate accounts including IKEA, Virgin Trains, The Fairtrade Foundation and several Unilever food brands. Prior to this, Chloe studied French and Politics at The University of Sheffield, during which time she spent a year living and working in France where she took every opportunity to sample the country’s cheese and wine offerings. She’s now working for a variety of clients including American Express, Barclays Mortgages, The Royal Mint and LinkedIn. Outside the office, Chloe can usually be found playing netball, trying out London’s restaurants or catching up on the latest Netflix series.

Thom Rice

Senior Account Executive

Thom has quickly become something of a legend in the land of Hope&Glory. He’s the man who takes care of all of Sony’s product rotation and generally makes sure that the huge account – across press office and campaigns – runs smoothly. He also helps out all our account teams with product despatch and recall and has a formidable aptitude with an Excel database. Thom has previously worked at Borkowski PR where he committed himself to the world of Sony and to Pioneer’s audio range. A massive music fan, he’s the font of all knowledge when it comes to tunes for the rest of the agency team.

Lauren Roberts

Senior Account Executive

Lauren joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 from the brand marketing team at Ogilvy, where she worked on a mix of tech and consumer accounts including Google, TK Maxx, Homesense and Save The Rhino. She made the move into PR after three years studying for a journalism degree and seven NCTJ qualifications, as well as a brief stint as a reporter at The Sentinel. She’s now working across a variety of accounts, including Sony, Photobox and Nvidia. When she’s not at her desk, you might catch her running around a festival field, battling bosses on her PS4 or eating one too many olives.

Dani Hayhurst

Senior Account Executive

Dani joined Hope&Glory in August 2015 after graduating Bournemouth University with a degree in PR. During her time at Hope&Glory, Dani has worked on a number of clients including adidas, Sony, IKEA and Mr Black. She’s always willing to help out on projects, from being our very own Bond girl at Sony’s filming masterclass with Danny Kleinmann, to working with the fit fam to create inspiring workout content for adidas. Outside the office, you’ll find her breaking a sweat at the latest fitness classes around London or eating avocado on toast somewhere.

Fiona Bull

Senior Account Executive

Having completed her Master’s in Public History at Royal Holloway, University of London the previous September, Fiona joined the Hope&Glory team in March 2017. After spending time exploring America, she decided to try her hand at PR. Hope&Glory proved the perfect company to learn from, and during her time here, Fiona has worked on a range of accounts, most notably HTC, Final Fantasy and Get Living London. Her highlights so far have been bringing the Mermaid Toast trend to London at East Village and drinking copious amounts of coffee at the London Coffee Festival. Outside of work Fiona can usually be found exploring the newest cafes or spoiling her dogs, Timo and Dex.

Jake Shuter-Ross

Senior Account Executive

Jake joined Hope&Glory in March 2016. After graduating from Cambridge grad in 2014, he spent a year eating his way across North America, and six months in social media. With a variety of clients including Deliveroo, HTC Vive, Everyman Cinemas and American Express he is able to work on a diverse range of projects. including a ground-breaking virtual reality exhibition at the Royal Academy, and the relaunch of Everyman Cinema’s spectacular art deco site at Muswell Hill. He’s always happy to crank out a feature or two, lend a hand at events and pose for photoshoots, but can often be found making iced coffees, talking Game of Thrones, or slyly turning the music up.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jessie Godwyn

Account Director

Jessie joined the ranks of Hope&Glory in early 2016 following stints at both House PR and Kazoo Communications. Her varied portfolio includes technology, entertainment and lifestyle brands, featuring everything from Kia Motors to BT. Since becoming a member of the Hope&Glory team, she’s immersed herself in the wonderful world of VR with HTC Vive, got hands-on with Sony’s Sound portfolio and met with many a cosplayer for Final Fantasy XIV. Some personal highlights include managing a collaboration with the Royal Academy and HTC Vive to showcase the world’s first art pieces created entirely in VR, and as a huge fan of reality TV, painting a topless Mario Falcone for TruTV.

Flora Laven-Morris

Account Director

Flora originally joined the land of Hope&Glory in June 2013 working across The Royal Mint, O2, Sony and Barclays among others. Trying to justify the politics degree, she had a yearlong stint as Head of Communications for the economic think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, getting a crash course in public affairs and economic policy. Despite its serious effort, politics still just couldn’t compete with the weird and wonderful world of consumer PR and Flora joined the “Hope&Glory Boomerang Club” in May 2017 working on clients including Pokemon and Facebook.

Joccoaa Hand

Senior Account Manager

Coa joined the land of Hope&Glory in April 2015 after a two-year stint at freuds. There, she learnt how to run a press office and enjoyed working across their big events such as Taste of London and Christmas in July. Since she joined Hope&Glory, Coa has worked across a number of lifestyle brands including adidas, STRIPPD, FIJI Water, Sainsbury’s and IKEA. Her favourite moments so far include celebrating the O2’s 10th birthday with a life size cake version of her favourite singer Ed Sheeran, and launching the world’s first mindfulness channel on a train with Virgin Trains. Her name means the witty one in Latin and she likes nothing more than trying to live up to this name in the office.

Dave Stitson

Account Director

Dave originally joined Hope&Glory in September 2013 as employee number ten-ish. After a stint at Taylor Herring he returned in October 2016, bringing with him his incredible knowledge of Mariah Carey and love for celebrity gossip – it was sorely missed! Dave’s favourite pieces of work include the Deliveroo Crème Egg Pizza, launching the PowerPuff Emporium for Cartoon Network and celebrating the Garden of Light with Marie Curie for their Great Daffodil Appeal.

Alex Royce

Senior Account Manager

Alex joined Hope&Glory in April 2015, having worked in sport’s PR and sponsorship for four years with clients including British Gas, RFU, Betway and Jaguar LandRover, and across a number of sports including Rugby, Darts, Swimming and Boxing. Since then, he’s really got stuck in on client work for adidas, IMG, Great British Racing, Virgin Active, Sony and HTC. However, he is particularly proud of his work around the Rugby World Cup and O2’s Rugby World Cup campaign; a campaign he called his “dream role”.

Phoebe Mellor

Senior Account Manager

Phoebe joined Hope&Glory in April 2015 having worked as a media specialist at Golin on various consumer brands including Cadbury, Smirnoff and Kenco. Since then she’s chipped in on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, including Whole Earth, Sony, RealD, MEATliquor and The Royal Mint. Phoebe had the exciting (and slightly mad) task of working on IKEA’s The Dining Club campaign in 2016, where she was able to enjoy many a good Smorgasbord along with fantastic campaign results. When not working, Phoebe is a crime-fanatic and loves a real-crime podcasts and true-crime TV shows. Ask her for recommendations – she has plenty!

Liam O’Brien

Account Manager

Liam joined Hope and Glory in January 2018 after a stint at Kellogg’s, where he was responsible for running the UK press office and worked on brands including Special K and Pringles.  A keen supporter of LGBT+ rights, he’s helped out with media on the British LGBT Awards, Diversity in Media Awards and several other diversity initiatives. Liam is a recent addition to ‘the dark side, having spent four years as a journalist at the Independent, i Paper and Liverpool Echo. He twice (almost…) won the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism for pieces on Rupaul’s Drag Race and Justin Bieber. In his spare time can be found with his nose in a book, browsing Foyles to buy more books, or lovingly rearranging books he already owns, stroking the covers like a deranged book Gollum.

Lydia Stewart

Account Manager

Lydia joined Hope&Glory in January 2016, having worked previously at W Communications. She currently works across various food & drink and travel accounts, including Odigeo, MEATliquor, Meantime and Isle of Man Tourism. Lydia loves getting stuck in for all her clients, but bar none, her favourite day at Hope&Glory so far was the day she went to a Lady and the Tramp style photoshoot, featuring two adorable sausage dogs.

Lily Soares-Smith

Account Manager

Lily started at Hope & Glory in October 2017 after 18 months at luxury lifestyle agency, The Communications Store, working on clients including, Ciroc, Dom Perignon, Pinterest, Wedgwood and Moet & Chandon. Previous to this, Lily worked in house for a beauty brand and for Colgate Palmolive after travelling around South America. She graduated with a degree in Economics from The University of Manchester, completing part of her degree in Australia. Lily joined Hope & Glory hoping to fulfil her passion by helping to grow our health and fitness category.

Alicia Bult

Account Manager

Alicia joined Hope&Glory in October 2015 after graduating from Bournemouth University with a degree in public relations. In almost two years, she has worked on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, most notably HTC, IMG, Meantime Brewing, Get Living London and Pollen + Grace – all of which keep her happy, healthy, and full of beer!  It is fitting then that building the nation’s smallest pub for Meantime was one of her favourite campaigns, although she also got a kick out of working with Tom Daley to take the world’s first ‘extreme selfies’ with HTC’s U11. That said, Alicia is up for anything, and can’t wait to see what other madness Hope&Glory has to offer.

James Keiller

Account Manager

James started at Hope&Glory in April 2015 after short placements at Citizen Relations and FleishmanHillard. Over the last three years he’s done a cracking Blofeld impression for O2 “Cat Casting”, paid his respects by creating a seven-foot-high portrait of the Queen out of coins, and opened a Game of Thrones bakery with the show’s very own Hot Pie. Currently loving working on Facebook, The Royal Mint, Barclays Retail, Isle of Man, HTC Vive, Nvidia and Uber Eats, he’s looking forward to the coming months in which he’ll no doubt be getting up to more madness across the agency.

Arun Lloyd

Account Manager

Arun joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 after a three-year stint at Dynamo PR, working mainly in the tech sector. This included everything from launching consumer hardware products and developing company narratives, to creating experiential events for the likes of Nvidia – turning the Tobacco Docks into a 4D VR Mount Everest hike, complete with snow and ice picks. Arun joined Hope&Glory to help grow the tech team and is currently working on clients including LinkedIn, Argos, Anki and Beam Suntory. Outside the office, you’ll likely find him on a football pitch, lost in the flashing lights of a club, or making small talk with strangers as an excuse to pet their dogs.

Amelia Greenwood

Account Manager

Amelia joined Hope&Glory in 2014 after graduating from the University of Exeter and spending several months travelling South East Asia. Her work at Hope&Glory has spanned a wide range of clients and sectors, from managing multiple phone launches for HTC, to working with Barclays LifeSkills to create the world’s first Work Experience. More recently, Amelia has secured some killer pieces of coverage for the Airbnb press office and put London’s East Village on the map by promoting their cheese festival with a cheese-carved “Brie-oncé”. Amelia is known around the office for being an animal lover, and can often be found trying to convince her team mates to adopt an office puppy.

Fiona Findlay

Account Manager

Fiona joined Hope & Glory in April 2016 following two years working in financial and corporate PR and a degree in International Relations from the University of Leeds. Working with a wide range of clients to include Barclays, Symington Family Estates and Sony, it is safe to say that no two days are the same for Fiona. Recent highlights include helping Sony promote their speakers with the help of two professional snowboarders, one 8,497ft Austrian mountain and hundreds of LED lights, as well as hosting spinning lessons with the incredible Olympian Victoria Pendleton for Barclays. A real foodie, Fiona can often be found trying out London’s newest restaurants or spending a small fortune at her local farmer’s market in Brockley.

Chloe Morris

Senior Account Executive

Chloe joined Hope&Glory in June 2018 from the PR team of creative agency, Karmarama (formerly known as Kaper), where she worked on a range of consumer and corporate accounts including IKEA, Virgin Trains, The Fairtrade Foundation and several Unilever food brands. Prior to this, Chloe studied French and Politics at The University of Sheffield, during which time she spent a year living and working in France where she took every opportunity to sample the country’s cheese and wine offerings. She’s now working for a variety of clients including American Express, Barclays Mortgages, The Royal Mint and LinkedIn. Outside the office, Chloe can usually be found playing netball, trying out London’s restaurants or catching up on the latest Netflix series.

Thom Rice

Senior Account Executive

Thom has quickly become something of a legend in the land of Hope&Glory. He’s the man who takes care of all of Sony’s product rotation and generally makes sure that the huge account – across press office and campaigns – runs smoothly. He also helps out all our account teams with product despatch and recall and has a formidable aptitude with an Excel database. Thom has previously worked at Borkowski PR where he committed himself to the world of Sony and to Pioneer’s audio range. A massive music fan, he’s the font of all knowledge when it comes to tunes for the rest of the agency team.

Lauren Roberts

Senior Account Executive

Lauren joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 from the brand marketing team at Ogilvy, where she worked on a mix of tech and consumer accounts including Google, TK Maxx, Homesense and Save The Rhino. She made the move into PR after three years studying for a journalism degree and seven NCTJ qualifications, as well as a brief stint as a reporter at The Sentinel. She’s now working across a variety of accounts, including Sony, Photobox and Nvidia. When she’s not at her desk, you might catch her running around a festival field, battling bosses on her PS4 or eating one too many olives.

Dani Hayhurst

Senior Account Executive

Dani joined Hope&Glory in August 2015 after graduating Bournemouth University with a degree in PR. During her time at Hope&Glory, Dani has worked on a number of clients including adidas, Sony, IKEA and Mr Black. She’s always willing to help out on projects, from being our very own Bond girl at Sony’s filming masterclass with Danny Kleinmann, to working with the fit fam to create inspiring workout content for adidas. Outside the office, you’ll find her breaking a sweat at the latest fitness classes around London or eating avocado on toast somewhere.

Fiona Bull

Senior Account Executive

Having completed her Master’s in Public History at Royal Holloway, University of London the previous September, Fiona joined the Hope&Glory team in March 2017. After spending time exploring America, she decided to try her hand at PR. Hope&Glory proved the perfect company to learn from, and during her time here, Fiona has worked on a range of accounts, most notably HTC, Final Fantasy and Get Living London. Her highlights so far have been bringing the Mermaid Toast trend to London at East Village and drinking copious amounts of coffee at the London Coffee Festival. Outside of work Fiona can usually be found exploring the newest cafes or spoiling her dogs, Timo and Dex.

Jake Shuter-Ross

Senior Account Executive

Jake joined Hope&Glory in March 2016. After graduating from Cambridge grad in 2014, he spent a year eating his way across North America, and six months in social media. With a variety of clients including Deliveroo, HTC Vive, Everyman Cinemas and American Express he is able to work on a diverse range of projects. including a ground-breaking virtual reality exhibition at the Royal Academy, and the relaunch of Everyman Cinema’s spectacular art deco site at Muswell Hill. He’s always happy to crank out a feature or two, lend a hand at events and pose for photoshoots, but can often be found making iced coffees, talking Game of Thrones, or slyly turning the music up.

Amber Druce

Senior Account Executive

Amber started her Hope&Glory journey in August 2018, having spent just under two years at London-based fashion and lifestyle agency, Emerge, where she worked across the likes of Eyeko, ellesse, and Airtasker. Previous to that, she spent time at BWP Group, where she helped bring to life IKEA’s very first ‘houseboat’ for its 4-week stint sailing along the Thames. She now works across the likes of Sony, AccorHotels and Edrington Beam-Suntory, and has already launched three new hotels and sampled some of the world’s finest whisky. After working hours, Amber can often be found jewellery making, listening to true crime podcasts, and FaceTiming her family cat

Chloe Swarbrick

Senior Account Executive

Following a degree in History at UCL and an internship at PHA Media in September 2016, which ignited Chloe’s interest in PR, she joined Hope&Glory in January 2017. Although she has only been with the team for a short amount of time, Chloe has got stuck in with assisting the teams on a range of accounts, including Sony, Whole Earth and AcelorMittal Orbit. Outside of the office, Chloe can be found watching and playing sport or exploring the London restaurant scene with friends.

Rebecca Taylor

Senior Account Executive

Becky joined the Hope&Glory team in May 2016 after a year working and travelling around Asia and Australia. Following jobs as a nanny, waitress and a teaching assistant, Becky decided that media was her passion and a career in PR was how to realise her dream. Since joining Hope&Glory Becky has worked across a variety of clients from IMG to The Royal Mint, Barclays Mortgages and more recently, MOMA foods. Becky is always keen to get stuck in and enjoys every minute of the fast-paced nature of PR. She loves the beach, sports, hanging out with her siblings, and the combination of gin and tonic.

Holly Beth Dazely

Senior Account Executive

Holly Beth joined Hope&Glory in August 2017 after a stint at Brighton based agency Switched On Communications, where she cut her teeth on brands such as T2, SUSHISAMBA, Duck & Waffle, Taste of London and Visit Brighton. Prior to this, Holly Beth completed a degree in Marketing Communications at Bournemouth University (including a one year placement at L’Oreal), before travelling around Asia and Australia. Since joining the Hope&Glory team, she has worked on clients including Uber Eats, Argos, Fiji Water and London Coffee Festival. When not in the office, Holly can be found binge-watching crime dramas, eating her way around London and debating the validity of horoscopes.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jessie Godwyn

Account Director

Jessie joined the ranks of Hope&Glory in early 2016 following stints at both House PR and Kazoo Communications. Her varied portfolio includes technology, entertainment and lifestyle brands, featuring everything from Kia Motors to BT. Since becoming a member of the Hope&Glory team, she’s immersed herself in the wonderful world of VR with HTC Vive, got hands-on with Sony’s Sound portfolio and met with many a cosplayer for Final Fantasy XIV. Some personal highlights include managing a collaboration with the Royal Academy and HTC Vive to showcase the world’s first art pieces created entirely in VR, and as a huge fan of reality TV, painting a topless Mario Falcone for TruTV.

Flora Laven-Morris

Account Director

Flora originally joined the land of Hope&Glory in June 2013 working across The Royal Mint, O2, Sony and Barclays among others. Trying to justify the politics degree, she had a yearlong stint as Head of Communications for the economic think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, getting a crash course in public affairs and economic policy. Despite its serious effort, politics still just couldn’t compete with the weird and wonderful world of consumer PR and Flora joined the “Hope&Glory Boomerang Club” in May 2017 working on clients including Pokemon and Facebook.

Joccoaa Hand

Senior Account Manager

Coa joined the land of Hope&Glory in April 2015 after a two-year stint at freuds. There, she learnt how to run a press office and enjoyed working across their big events such as Taste of London and Christmas in July. Since she joined Hope&Glory, Coa has worked across a number of lifestyle brands including adidas, STRIPPD, FIJI Water, Sainsbury’s and IKEA. Her favourite moments so far include celebrating the O2’s 10th birthday with a life size cake version of her favourite singer Ed Sheeran, and launching the world’s first mindfulness channel on a train with Virgin Trains. Her name means the witty one in Latin and she likes nothing more than trying to live up to this name in the office.

Dave Stitson

Account Director

Dave originally joined Hope&Glory in September 2013 as employee number ten-ish. After a stint at Taylor Herring he returned in October 2016, bringing with him his incredible knowledge of Mariah Carey and love for celebrity gossip – it was sorely missed! Dave’s favourite pieces of work include the Deliveroo Crème Egg Pizza, launching the PowerPuff Emporium for Cartoon Network and celebrating the Garden of Light with Marie Curie for their Great Daffodil Appeal.

Alex Royce

Senior Account Manager

Alex joined Hope&Glory in April 2015, having worked in sport’s PR and sponsorship for four years with clients including British Gas, RFU, Betway and Jaguar LandRover, and across a number of sports including Rugby, Darts, Swimming and Boxing. Since then, he’s really got stuck in on client work for adidas, IMG, Great British Racing, Virgin Active, Sony and HTC. However, he is particularly proud of his work around the Rugby World Cup and O2’s Rugby World Cup campaign; a campaign he called his “dream role”.

Phoebe Mellor

Senior Account Manager

Phoebe joined Hope&Glory in April 2015 having worked as a media specialist at Golin on various consumer brands including Cadbury, Smirnoff and Kenco. Since then she’s chipped in on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, including Whole Earth, Sony, RealD, MEATliquor and The Royal Mint. Phoebe had the exciting (and slightly mad) task of working on IKEA’s The Dining Club campaign in 2016, where she was able to enjoy many a good Smorgasbord along with fantastic campaign results. When not working, Phoebe is a crime-fanatic and loves a real-crime podcasts and true-crime TV shows. Ask her for recommendations – she has plenty!

Liam O’Brien

Account Manager

Liam joined Hope and Glory in January 2018 after a stint at Kellogg’s, where he was responsible for running the UK press office and worked on brands including Special K and Pringles.  A keen supporter of LGBT+ rights, he’s helped out with media on the British LGBT Awards, Diversity in Media Awards and several other diversity initiatives. Liam is a recent addition to ‘the dark side, having spent four years as a journalist at the Independent, i Paper and Liverpool Echo. He twice (almost…) won the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism for pieces on Rupaul’s Drag Race and Justin Bieber. In his spare time can be found with his nose in a book, browsing Foyles to buy more books, or lovingly rearranging books he already owns, stroking the covers like a deranged book Gollum.

Lydia Stewart

Account Manager

Lydia joined Hope&Glory in January 2016, having worked previously at W Communications. She currently works across various food & drink and travel accounts, including Odigeo, MEATliquor, Meantime and Isle of Man Tourism. Lydia loves getting stuck in for all her clients, but bar none, her favourite day at Hope&Glory so far was the day she went to a Lady and the Tramp style photoshoot, featuring two adorable sausage dogs.

Lily Soares-Smith

Account Manager

Lily started at Hope & Glory in October 2017 after 18 months at luxury lifestyle agency, The Communications Store, working on clients including, Ciroc, Dom Perignon, Pinterest, Wedgwood and Moet & Chandon. Previous to this, Lily worked in house for a beauty brand and for Colgate Palmolive after travelling around South America. She graduated with a degree in Economics from The University of Manchester, completing part of her degree in Australia. Lily joined Hope & Glory hoping to fulfil her passion by helping to grow our health and fitness category.

Alicia Bult

Account Manager

Alicia joined Hope&Glory in October 2015 after graduating from Bournemouth University with a degree in public relations. In almost two years, she has worked on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, most notably HTC, IMG, Meantime Brewing, Get Living London and Pollen + Grace – all of which keep her happy, healthy, and full of beer!  It is fitting then that building the nation’s smallest pub for Meantime was one of her favourite campaigns, although she also got a kick out of working with Tom Daley to take the world’s first ‘extreme selfies’ with HTC’s U11. That said, Alicia is up for anything, and can’t wait to see what other madness Hope&Glory has to offer.

James Keiller

Account Manager

James started at Hope&Glory in April 2015 after short placements at Citizen Relations and FleishmanHillard. Over the last three years he’s done a cracking Blofeld impression for O2 “Cat Casting”, paid his respects by creating a seven-foot-high portrait of the Queen out of coins, and opened a Game of Thrones bakery with the show’s very own Hot Pie. Currently loving working on Facebook, The Royal Mint, Barclays Retail, Isle of Man, HTC Vive, Nvidia and Uber Eats, he’s looking forward to the coming months in which he’ll no doubt be getting up to more madness across the agency.

Arun Lloyd

Account Manager

Arun joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 after a three-year stint at Dynamo PR, working mainly in the tech sector. This included everything from launching consumer hardware products and developing company narratives, to creating experiential events for the likes of Nvidia – turning the Tobacco Docks into a 4D VR Mount Everest hike, complete with snow and ice picks. Arun joined Hope&Glory to help grow the tech team and is currently working on clients including LinkedIn, Argos, Anki and Beam Suntory. Outside the office, you’ll likely find him on a football pitch, lost in the flashing lights of a club, or making small talk with strangers as an excuse to pet their dogs.

Amelia Greenwood

Account Manager

Amelia joined Hope&Glory in 2014 after graduating from the University of Exeter and spending several months travelling South East Asia. Her work at Hope&Glory has spanned a wide range of clients and sectors, from managing multiple phone launches for HTC, to working with Barclays LifeSkills to create the world’s first Work Experience. More recently, Amelia has secured some killer pieces of coverage for the Airbnb press office and put London’s East Village on the map by promoting their cheese festival with a cheese-carved “Brie-oncé”. Amelia is known around the office for being an animal lover, and can often be found trying to convince her team mates to adopt an office puppy.

Fiona Findlay

Account Manager

Fiona joined Hope & Glory in April 2016 following two years working in financial and corporate PR and a degree in International Relations from the University of Leeds. Working with a wide range of clients to include Barclays, Symington Family Estates and Sony, it is safe to say that no two days are the same for Fiona. Recent highlights include helping Sony promote their speakers with the help of two professional snowboarders, one 8,497ft Austrian mountain and hundreds of LED lights, as well as hosting spinning lessons with the incredible Olympian Victoria Pendleton for Barclays. A real foodie, Fiona can often be found trying out London’s newest restaurants or spending a small fortune at her local farmer’s market in Brockley.

Chloe Morris

Senior Account Executive

Chloe joined Hope&Glory in June 2018 from the PR team of creative agency, Karmarama (formerly known as Kaper), where she worked on a range of consumer and corporate accounts including IKEA, Virgin Trains, The Fairtrade Foundation and several Unilever food brands. Prior to this, Chloe studied French and Politics at The University of Sheffield, during which time she spent a year living and working in France where she took every opportunity to sample the country’s cheese and wine offerings. She’s now working for a variety of clients including American Express, Barclays Mortgages, The Royal Mint and LinkedIn. Outside the office, Chloe can usually be found playing netball, trying out London’s restaurants or catching up on the latest Netflix series.

Thom Rice

Senior Account Executive

Thom has quickly become something of a legend in the land of Hope&Glory. He’s the man who takes care of all of Sony’s product rotation and generally makes sure that the huge account – across press office and campaigns – runs smoothly. He also helps out all our account teams with product despatch and recall and has a formidable aptitude with an Excel database. Thom has previously worked at Borkowski PR where he committed himself to the world of Sony and to Pioneer’s audio range. A massive music fan, he’s the font of all knowledge when it comes to tunes for the rest of the agency team.

Lauren Roberts

Senior Account Executive

Lauren joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 from the brand marketing team at Ogilvy, where she worked on a mix of tech and consumer accounts including Google, TK Maxx, Homesense and Save The Rhino. She made the move into PR after three years studying for a journalism degree and seven NCTJ qualifications, as well as a brief stint as a reporter at The Sentinel. She’s now working across a variety of accounts, including Sony, Photobox and Nvidia. When she’s not at her desk, you might catch her running around a festival field, battling bosses on her PS4 or eating one too many olives.

Dani Hayhurst

Senior Account Executive

Dani joined Hope&Glory in August 2015 after graduating Bournemouth University with a degree in PR. During her time at Hope&Glory, Dani has worked on a number of clients including adidas, Sony, IKEA and Mr Black. She’s always willing to help out on projects, from being our very own Bond girl at Sony’s filming masterclass with Danny Kleinmann, to working with the fit fam to create inspiring workout content for adidas. Outside the office, you’ll find her breaking a sweat at the latest fitness classes around London or eating avocado on toast somewhere.

Fiona Bull

Senior Account Executive

Having completed her Master’s in Public History at Royal Holloway, University of London the previous September, Fiona joined the Hope&Glory team in March 2017. After spending time exploring America, she decided to try her hand at PR. Hope&Glory proved the perfect company to learn from, and during her time here, Fiona has worked on a range of accounts, most notably HTC, Final Fantasy and Get Living London. Her highlights so far have been bringing the Mermaid Toast trend to London at East Village and drinking copious amounts of coffee at the London Coffee Festival. Outside of work Fiona can usually be found exploring the newest cafes or spoiling her dogs, Timo and Dex.

Jake Shuter-Ross

Senior Account Executive

Jake joined Hope&Glory in March 2016. After graduating from Cambridge grad in 2014, he spent a year eating his way across North America, and six months in social media. With a variety of clients including Deliveroo, HTC Vive, Everyman Cinemas and American Express he is able to work on a diverse range of projects. including a ground-breaking virtual reality exhibition at the Royal Academy, and the relaunch of Everyman Cinema’s spectacular art deco site at Muswell Hill. He’s always happy to crank out a feature or two, lend a hand at events and pose for photoshoots, but can often be found making iced coffees, talking Game of Thrones, or slyly turning the music up.

Amber Druce

Senior Account Executive

Amber started her Hope&Glory journey in August 2018, having spent just under two years at London-based fashion and lifestyle agency, Emerge, where she worked across the likes of Eyeko, ellesse, and Airtasker. Previous to that, she spent time at BWP Group, where she helped bring to life IKEA’s very first ‘houseboat’ for its 4-week stint sailing along the Thames. She now works across the likes of Sony, AccorHotels and Edrington Beam-Suntory, and has already launched three new hotels and sampled some of the world’s finest whisky. After working hours, Amber can often be found jewellery making, listening to true crime podcasts, and FaceTiming her family cat

Chloe Swarbrick

Senior Account Executive

Following a degree in History at UCL and an internship at PHA Media in September 2016, which ignited Chloe’s interest in PR, she joined Hope&Glory in January 2017. Although she has only been with the team for a short amount of time, Chloe has got stuck in with assisting the teams on a range of accounts, including Sony, Whole Earth and AcelorMittal Orbit. Outside of the office, Chloe can be found watching and playing sport or exploring the London restaurant scene with friends.

Rebecca Taylor

Senior Account Executive

Becky joined the Hope&Glory team in May 2016 after a year working and travelling around Asia and Australia. Following jobs as a nanny, waitress and a teaching assistant, Becky decided that media was her passion and a career in PR was how to realise her dream. Since joining Hope&Glory Becky has worked across a variety of clients from IMG to The Royal Mint, Barclays Mortgages and more recently, MOMA foods. Becky is always keen to get stuck in and enjoys every minute of the fast-paced nature of PR. She loves the beach, sports, hanging out with her siblings, and the combination of gin and tonic.

Holly Beth Dazely

Senior Account Executive

Holly Beth joined Hope&Glory in August 2017 after a stint at Brighton based agency Switched On Communications, where she cut her teeth on brands such as T2, SUSHISAMBA, Duck & Waffle, Taste of London and Visit Brighton. Prior to this, Holly Beth completed a degree in Marketing Communications at Bournemouth University (including a one year placement at L’Oreal), before travelling around Asia and Australia. Since joining the Hope&Glory team, she has worked on clients including Uber Eats, Argos, Fiji Water and London Coffee Festival. When not in the office, Holly can be found binge-watching crime dramas, eating her way around London and debating the validity of horoscopes.

Lily Wiggins

Account Executive

Lily is the youngest member of the Hope&Glory family and has worked in PR since February 2014, when a work placement at Havas PR inspired an enthusiasm for working in the industry. Having joined us in November 2015, she has been putting her organisation and communication skills to good use, assisting across a number of drinks accounts including FIJI Water, Meantime, Symington Family Estates and Plenish. Lily loves nothing more than securing brilliant coverage for her clients, and generally has her finger on the pulse, deciding what’s hot and what’s not.  Outside of the office, you can usually find Lily in the gym or sampling the London’s latest cocktail bars!

Hannah Jackson

Account Executive

Hannah joined us earlier this year, having graduated from the University of St Andrews with a degree in International Relations and Modern History. After a brief stint in the Press Office at Rupert Sanderson and 2 and half years as a Management Consultant at Ernst & Young, Hannah decided that consumer PR is the one for her! She works across a variety of accounts including Facebook, MAXXIUM, UNiDAYS and Marie Curie and has spent the last few months learning the ropes and getting acquainted with the land of Hope&Glory. Outside of the office, Hannah can be found enjoying all things avocado and practicing Pilates!

Sophie Michalowska-Cummings

Account Executive

Sophie started working life in PR after studying History and Social Policy at Leeds University. She comes to Hope&Glory from The Ideas Network where she worked mainly in the tech sector on accounts such as Vodafone and Moshi. She now works across a variety of accounts including Argos, HTC, Sony, Weber and Rover. As an avid fan of performing arts, outside of work Sophie is dedicated to seeing all of the latest plays, musicals and music gigs London has to offer.

Molly Marodeen

Account Executive

Molly joined the Hope&Glory team in September 2017 after completing her under graduate degree in Nottingham. With a variety of clients including adidas, Airbnb and Sony she has become immersed in the world of PR and enjoys the fast-paced nature of the office. Her highlights so far have been launching the adidas Ultraboost Laceless shoe and getting involved with searching for the dreamiest of Airbnb listings. When she’s not in the office you can find her sipping on a cocktail with friends or exploring what London has to offer.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jessie Godwyn

Account Director

Jessie joined the ranks of Hope&Glory in early 2016 following stints at both House PR and Kazoo Communications. Her varied portfolio includes technology, entertainment and lifestyle brands, featuring everything from Kia Motors to BT. Since becoming a member of the Hope&Glory team, she’s immersed herself in the wonderful world of VR with HTC Vive, got hands-on with Sony’s Sound portfolio and met with many a cosplayer for Final Fantasy XIV. Some personal highlights include managing a collaboration with the Royal Academy and HTC Vive to showcase the world’s first art pieces created entirely in VR, and as a huge fan of reality TV, painting a topless Mario Falcone for TruTV.

Flora Laven-Morris

Account Director

Flora originally joined the land of Hope&Glory in June 2013 working across The Royal Mint, O2, Sony and Barclays among others. Trying to justify the politics degree, she had a yearlong stint as Head of Communications for the economic think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, getting a crash course in public affairs and economic policy. Despite its serious effort, politics still just couldn’t compete with the weird and wonderful world of consumer PR and Flora joined the “Hope&Glory Boomerang Club” in May 2017 working on clients including Pokemon and Facebook.

Joccoaa Hand

Senior Account Manager

Coa joined the land of Hope&Glory in April 2015 after a two-year stint at freuds. There, she learnt how to run a press office and enjoyed working across their big events such as Taste of London and Christmas in July. Since she joined Hope&Glory, Coa has worked across a number of lifestyle brands including adidas, STRIPPD, FIJI Water, Sainsbury’s and IKEA. Her favourite moments so far include celebrating the O2’s 10th birthday with a life size cake version of her favourite singer Ed Sheeran, and launching the world’s first mindfulness channel on a train with Virgin Trains. Her name means the witty one in Latin and she likes nothing more than trying to live up to this name in the office.

Dave Stitson

Account Director

Dave originally joined Hope&Glory in September 2013 as employee number ten-ish. After a stint at Taylor Herring he returned in October 2016, bringing with him his incredible knowledge of Mariah Carey and love for celebrity gossip – it was sorely missed! Dave’s favourite pieces of work include the Deliveroo Crème Egg Pizza, launching the PowerPuff Emporium for Cartoon Network and celebrating the Garden of Light with Marie Curie for their Great Daffodil Appeal.

Alex Royce

Senior Account Manager

Alex joined Hope&Glory in April 2015, having worked in sport’s PR and sponsorship for four years with clients including British Gas, RFU, Betway and Jaguar LandRover, and across a number of sports including Rugby, Darts, Swimming and Boxing. Since then, he’s really got stuck in on client work for adidas, IMG, Great British Racing, Virgin Active, Sony and HTC. However, he is particularly proud of his work around the Rugby World Cup and O2’s Rugby World Cup campaign; a campaign he called his “dream role”.

Phoebe Mellor

Senior Account Manager

Phoebe joined Hope&Glory in April 2015 having worked as a media specialist at Golin on various consumer brands including Cadbury, Smirnoff and Kenco. Since then she’s chipped in on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, including Whole Earth, Sony, RealD, MEATliquor and The Royal Mint. Phoebe had the exciting (and slightly mad) task of working on IKEA’s The Dining Club campaign in 2016, where she was able to enjoy many a good Smorgasbord along with fantastic campaign results. When not working, Phoebe is a crime-fanatic and loves a real-crime podcasts and true-crime TV shows. Ask her for recommendations – she has plenty!

Liam O’Brien

Account Manager

Liam joined Hope and Glory in January 2018 after a stint at Kellogg’s, where he was responsible for running the UK press office and worked on brands including Special K and Pringles.  A keen supporter of LGBT+ rights, he’s helped out with media on the British LGBT Awards, Diversity in Media Awards and several other diversity initiatives. Liam is a recent addition to ‘the dark side, having spent four years as a journalist at the Independent, i Paper and Liverpool Echo. He twice (almost…) won the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism for pieces on Rupaul’s Drag Race and Justin Bieber. In his spare time can be found with his nose in a book, browsing Foyles to buy more books, or lovingly rearranging books he already owns, stroking the covers like a deranged book Gollum.

Lydia Stewart

Account Manager

Lydia joined Hope&Glory in January 2016, having worked previously at W Communications. She currently works across various food & drink and travel accounts, including Odigeo, MEATliquor, Meantime and Isle of Man Tourism. Lydia loves getting stuck in for all her clients, but bar none, her favourite day at Hope&Glory so far was the day she went to a Lady and the Tramp style photoshoot, featuring two adorable sausage dogs.

Lily Soares-Smith

Account Manager

Lily started at Hope & Glory in October 2017 after 18 months at luxury lifestyle agency, The Communications Store, working on clients including, Ciroc, Dom Perignon, Pinterest, Wedgwood and Moet & Chandon. Previous to this, Lily worked in house for a beauty brand and for Colgate Palmolive after travelling around South America. She graduated with a degree in Economics from The University of Manchester, completing part of her degree in Australia. Lily joined Hope & Glory hoping to fulfil her passion by helping to grow our health and fitness category.

Alicia Bult

Account Manager

Alicia joined Hope&Glory in October 2015 after graduating from Bournemouth University with a degree in public relations. In almost two years, she has worked on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, most notably HTC, IMG, Meantime Brewing, Get Living London and Pollen + Grace – all of which keep her happy, healthy, and full of beer!  It is fitting then that building the nation’s smallest pub for Meantime was one of her favourite campaigns, although she also got a kick out of working with Tom Daley to take the world’s first ‘extreme selfies’ with HTC’s U11. That said, Alicia is up for anything, and can’t wait to see what other madness Hope&Glory has to offer.

James Keiller

Account Manager

James started at Hope&Glory in April 2015 after short placements at Citizen Relations and FleishmanHillard. Over the last three years he’s done a cracking Blofeld impression for O2 “Cat Casting”, paid his respects by creating a seven-foot-high portrait of the Queen out of coins, and opened a Game of Thrones bakery with the show’s very own Hot Pie. Currently loving working on Facebook, The Royal Mint, Barclays Retail, Isle of Man, HTC Vive, Nvidia and Uber Eats, he’s looking forward to the coming months in which he’ll no doubt be getting up to more madness across the agency.

Arun Lloyd

Account Manager

Arun joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 after a three-year stint at Dynamo PR, working mainly in the tech sector. This included everything from launching consumer hardware products and developing company narratives, to creating experiential events for the likes of Nvidia – turning the Tobacco Docks into a 4D VR Mount Everest hike, complete with snow and ice picks. Arun joined Hope&Glory to help grow the tech team and is currently working on clients including LinkedIn, Argos, Anki and Beam Suntory. Outside the office, you’ll likely find him on a football pitch, lost in the flashing lights of a club, or making small talk with strangers as an excuse to pet their dogs.

Amelia Greenwood

Account Manager

Amelia joined Hope&Glory in 2014 after graduating from the University of Exeter and spending several months travelling South East Asia. Her work at Hope&Glory has spanned a wide range of clients and sectors, from managing multiple phone launches for HTC, to working with Barclays LifeSkills to create the world’s first Work Experience. More recently, Amelia has secured some killer pieces of coverage for the Airbnb press office and put London’s East Village on the map by promoting their cheese festival with a cheese-carved “Brie-oncé”. Amelia is known around the office for being an animal lover, and can often be found trying to convince her team mates to adopt an office puppy.

Fiona Findlay

Account Manager

Fiona joined Hope & Glory in April 2016 following two years working in financial and corporate PR and a degree in International Relations from the University of Leeds. Working with a wide range of clients to include Barclays, Symington Family Estates and Sony, it is safe to say that no two days are the same for Fiona. Recent highlights include helping Sony promote their speakers with the help of two professional snowboarders, one 8,497ft Austrian mountain and hundreds of LED lights, as well as hosting spinning lessons with the incredible Olympian Victoria Pendleton for Barclays. A real foodie, Fiona can often be found trying out London’s newest restaurants or spending a small fortune at her local farmer’s market in Brockley.

Chloe Morris

Senior Account Executive

Chloe joined Hope&Glory in June 2018 from the PR team of creative agency, Karmarama (formerly known as Kaper), where she worked on a range of consumer and corporate accounts including IKEA, Virgin Trains, The Fairtrade Foundation and several Unilever food brands. Prior to this, Chloe studied French and Politics at The University of Sheffield, during which time she spent a year living and working in France where she took every opportunity to sample the country’s cheese and wine offerings. She’s now working for a variety of clients including American Express, Barclays Mortgages, The Royal Mint and LinkedIn. Outside the office, Chloe can usually be found playing netball, trying out London’s restaurants or catching up on the latest Netflix series.

Thom Rice

Senior Account Executive

Thom has quickly become something of a legend in the land of Hope&Glory. He’s the man who takes care of all of Sony’s product rotation and generally makes sure that the huge account – across press office and campaigns – runs smoothly. He also helps out all our account teams with product despatch and recall and has a formidable aptitude with an Excel database. Thom has previously worked at Borkowski PR where he committed himself to the world of Sony and to Pioneer’s audio range. A massive music fan, he’s the font of all knowledge when it comes to tunes for the rest of the agency team.

Lauren Roberts

Senior Account Executive

Lauren joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 from the brand marketing team at Ogilvy, where she worked on a mix of tech and consumer accounts including Google, TK Maxx, Homesense and Save The Rhino. She made the move into PR after three years studying for a journalism degree and seven NCTJ qualifications, as well as a brief stint as a reporter at The Sentinel. She’s now working across a variety of accounts, including Sony, Photobox and Nvidia. When she’s not at her desk, you might catch her running around a festival field, battling bosses on her PS4 or eating one too many olives.

Dani Hayhurst

Senior Account Executive

Dani joined Hope&Glory in August 2015 after graduating Bournemouth University with a degree in PR. During her time at Hope&Glory, Dani has worked on a number of clients including adidas, Sony, IKEA and Mr Black. She’s always willing to help out on projects, from being our very own Bond girl at Sony’s filming masterclass with Danny Kleinmann, to working with the fit fam to create inspiring workout content for adidas. Outside the office, you’ll find her breaking a sweat at the latest fitness classes around London or eating avocado on toast somewhere.

Fiona Bull

Senior Account Executive

Having completed her Master’s in Public History at Royal Holloway, University of London the previous September, Fiona joined the Hope&Glory team in March 2017. After spending time exploring America, she decided to try her hand at PR. Hope&Glory proved the perfect company to learn from, and during her time here, Fiona has worked on a range of accounts, most notably HTC, Final Fantasy and Get Living London. Her highlights so far have been bringing the Mermaid Toast trend to London at East Village and drinking copious amounts of coffee at the London Coffee Festival. Outside of work Fiona can usually be found exploring the newest cafes or spoiling her dogs, Timo and Dex.

Jake Shuter-Ross

Senior Account Executive

Jake joined Hope&Glory in March 2016. After graduating from Cambridge grad in 2014, he spent a year eating his way across North America, and six months in social media. With a variety of clients including Deliveroo, HTC Vive, Everyman Cinemas and American Express he is able to work on a diverse range of projects. including a ground-breaking virtual reality exhibition at the Royal Academy, and the relaunch of Everyman Cinema’s spectacular art deco site at Muswell Hill. He’s always happy to crank out a feature or two, lend a hand at events and pose for photoshoots, but can often be found making iced coffees, talking Game of Thrones, or slyly turning the music up.

Amber Druce

Senior Account Executive

Amber started her Hope&Glory journey in August 2018, having spent just under two years at London-based fashion and lifestyle agency, Emerge, where she worked across the likes of Eyeko, ellesse, and Airtasker. Previous to that, she spent time at BWP Group, where she helped bring to life IKEA’s very first ‘houseboat’ for its 4-week stint sailing along the Thames. She now works across the likes of Sony, AccorHotels and Edrington Beam-Suntory, and has already launched three new hotels and sampled some of the world’s finest whisky. After working hours, Amber can often be found jewellery making, listening to true crime podcasts, and FaceTiming her family cat

Chloe Swarbrick

Senior Account Executive

Following a degree in History at UCL and an internship at PHA Media in September 2016, which ignited Chloe’s interest in PR, she joined Hope&Glory in January 2017. Although she has only been with the team for a short amount of time, Chloe has got stuck in with assisting the teams on a range of accounts, including Sony, Whole Earth and AcelorMittal Orbit. Outside of the office, Chloe can be found watching and playing sport or exploring the London restaurant scene with friends.

Rebecca Taylor

Senior Account Executive

Becky joined the Hope&Glory team in May 2016 after a year working and travelling around Asia and Australia. Following jobs as a nanny, waitress and a teaching assistant, Becky decided that media was her passion and a career in PR was how to realise her dream. Since joining Hope&Glory Becky has worked across a variety of clients from IMG to The Royal Mint, Barclays Mortgages and more recently, MOMA foods. Becky is always keen to get stuck in and enjoys every minute of the fast-paced nature of PR. She loves the beach, sports, hanging out with her siblings, and the combination of gin and tonic.

Holly Beth Dazely

Senior Account Executive

Holly Beth joined Hope&Glory in August 2017 after a stint at Brighton based agency Switched On Communications, where she cut her teeth on brands such as T2, SUSHISAMBA, Duck & Waffle, Taste of London and Visit Brighton. Prior to this, Holly Beth completed a degree in Marketing Communications at Bournemouth University (including a one year placement at L’Oreal), before travelling around Asia and Australia. Since joining the Hope&Glory team, she has worked on clients including Uber Eats, Argos, Fiji Water and London Coffee Festival. When not in the office, Holly can be found binge-watching crime dramas, eating her way around London and debating the validity of horoscopes.

Lily Wiggins

Account Executive

Lily is the youngest member of the Hope&Glory family and has worked in PR since February 2014, when a work placement at Havas PR inspired an enthusiasm for working in the industry. Having joined us in November 2015, she has been putting her organisation and communication skills to good use, assisting across a number of drinks accounts including FIJI Water, Meantime, Symington Family Estates and Plenish. Lily loves nothing more than securing brilliant coverage for her clients, and generally has her finger on the pulse, deciding what’s hot and what’s not.  Outside of the office, you can usually find Lily in the gym or sampling the London’s latest cocktail bars!

Hannah Jackson

Account Executive

Hannah joined us earlier this year, having graduated from the University of St Andrews with a degree in International Relations and Modern History. After a brief stint in the Press Office at Rupert Sanderson and 2 and half years as a Management Consultant at Ernst & Young, Hannah decided that consumer PR is the one for her! She works across a variety of accounts including Facebook, MAXXIUM, UNiDAYS and Marie Curie and has spent the last few months learning the ropes and getting acquainted with the land of Hope&Glory. Outside of the office, Hannah can be found enjoying all things avocado and practicing Pilates!

Sophie Michalowska-Cummings

Account Executive

Sophie started working life in PR after studying History and Social Policy at Leeds University. She comes to Hope&Glory from The Ideas Network where she worked mainly in the tech sector on accounts such as Vodafone and Moshi. She now works across a variety of accounts including Argos, HTC, Sony, Weber and Rover. As an avid fan of performing arts, outside of work Sophie is dedicated to seeing all of the latest plays, musicals and music gigs London has to offer.

Molly Marodeen

Account Executive

Molly joined the Hope&Glory team in September 2017 after completing her under graduate degree in Nottingham. With a variety of clients including adidas, Airbnb and Sony she has become immersed in the world of PR and enjoys the fast-paced nature of the office. Her highlights so far have been launching the adidas Ultraboost Laceless shoe and getting involved with searching for the dreamiest of Airbnb listings. When she’s not in the office you can find her sipping on a cocktail with friends or exploring what London has to offer.

Rachel Isaacs

Account Executive

Rachel joined the Hope&Glory team in August 2017 after graduating from the University of the Arts London. Since joining, she has worked across a range of clients including IKEA, Sainsbury’s, The Pokemon Company, HTC Vive and MOMA Foods.

Her highlights so far have been working on the IKEA Savile Row Suits collaboration, as well as the week-long IKEA House Party. Outside of the office, Rachel can be found sampling some of the capital’s most unusual offerings, ranging from Doga (yes, that’s dog yoga) to immersive theatre.

Laura Bolton

Account Assistant

Laura joined Hope&Glory in April 2018 and launched herself into working with a range of clients including drinks group Edrington-Beam Suntory, Mercure Hotels, Center Parcs and Weber BBQs. After graduating with a degree in History from the University of Cambridge in 2015, Laura worked as a consultant at Deloitte for a couple of years before deciding to pursue a creative career in PR, and was wowed by the amazing campaigns at Hope&Glory. Her highlights so far have included delivering a pop-up “Pudding Kitchen” for Pots & Co and working on an Espresso Martini Festival for Mr Black. Outside the office, Laura can be found cycling, doing yoga or swimming in the sea at home in Pembrokeshire – winter or summer!

Jenni David

Account Assistant

Jenni has recently joined Hope&Glory as part of her Public Relations degree. After two years of studying, Jenni is completing a year in industry with the agency. Although student life has been fun, Jenni is excited about gaining real-world insight into the weird and wonderful life of a consumer PR. Her accounts include American Express, Accor Hotels and Fiji Water. Jenni is up for anything and when not in the office, she is often found discovering the best gin bars London and Brighton have to offer (do ask for recommendations!).

Becca Butler

Account Assistant

Becca joined us as a graduate from the University of Surrey with a degree in Business Management. Having completed a placement year in-house at HTC VIVE, Becca discovered a love for PR and gadgets, whilst working alongside us on Virtually Real – an exhibition of the world’s first 3D-printed virtual reality sculptures. She now works across a number of consumer tech and gaming clients here at Hope&Glory, including HTC, Sony, Nvidia, Final Fantasy and Anki. Outside of the office, Becca can be found on the dance floor, raising her house plant babies, or seeking out a pub quiz in a cosy countryside pub.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jessie Godwyn

Account Director

Jessie joined the ranks of Hope&Glory in early 2016 following stints at both House PR and Kazoo Communications. Her varied portfolio includes technology, entertainment and lifestyle brands, featuring everything from Kia Motors to BT. Since becoming a member of the Hope&Glory team, she’s immersed herself in the wonderful world of VR with HTC Vive, got hands-on with Sony’s Sound portfolio and met with many a cosplayer for Final Fantasy XIV. Some personal highlights include managing a collaboration with the Royal Academy and HTC Vive to showcase the world’s first art pieces created entirely in VR, and as a huge fan of reality TV, painting a topless Mario Falcone for TruTV.

Flora Laven-Morris

Account Director

Flora originally joined the land of Hope&Glory in June 2013 working across The Royal Mint, O2, Sony and Barclays among others. Trying to justify the politics degree, she had a yearlong stint as Head of Communications for the economic think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, getting a crash course in public affairs and economic policy. Despite its serious effort, politics still just couldn’t compete with the weird and wonderful world of consumer PR and Flora joined the “Hope&Glory Boomerang Club” in May 2017 working on clients including Pokemon and Facebook.

Joccoaa Hand

Senior Account Manager

Coa joined the land of Hope&Glory in April 2015 after a two-year stint at freuds. There, she learnt how to run a press office and enjoyed working across their big events such as Taste of London and Christmas in July. Since she joined Hope&Glory, Coa has worked across a number of lifestyle brands including adidas, STRIPPD, FIJI Water, Sainsbury’s and IKEA. Her favourite moments so far include celebrating the O2’s 10th birthday with a life size cake version of her favourite singer Ed Sheeran, and launching the world’s first mindfulness channel on a train with Virgin Trains. Her name means the witty one in Latin and she likes nothing more than trying to live up to this name in the office.

Dave Stitson

Account Director

Dave originally joined Hope&Glory in September 2013 as employee number ten-ish. After a stint at Taylor Herring he returned in October 2016, bringing with him his incredible knowledge of Mariah Carey and love for celebrity gossip – it was sorely missed! Dave’s favourite pieces of work include the Deliveroo Crème Egg Pizza, launching the PowerPuff Emporium for Cartoon Network and celebrating the Garden of Light with Marie Curie for their Great Daffodil Appeal.

Alex Royce

Senior Account Manager

Alex joined Hope&Glory in April 2015, having worked in sport’s PR and sponsorship for four years with clients including British Gas, RFU, Betway and Jaguar LandRover, and across a number of sports including Rugby, Darts, Swimming and Boxing. Since then, he’s really got stuck in on client work for adidas, IMG, Great British Racing, Virgin Active, Sony and HTC. However, he is particularly proud of his work around the Rugby World Cup and O2’s Rugby World Cup campaign; a campaign he called his “dream role”.

Phoebe Mellor

Senior Account Manager

Phoebe joined Hope&Glory in April 2015 having worked as a media specialist at Golin on various consumer brands including Cadbury, Smirnoff and Kenco. Since then she’s chipped in on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, including Whole Earth, Sony, RealD, MEATliquor and The Royal Mint. Phoebe had the exciting (and slightly mad) task of working on IKEA’s The Dining Club campaign in 2016, where she was able to enjoy many a good Smorgasbord along with fantastic campaign results. When not working, Phoebe is a crime-fanatic and loves a real-crime podcasts and true-crime TV shows. Ask her for recommendations – she has plenty!

Liam O’Brien

Account Manager

Liam joined Hope and Glory in January 2018 after a stint at Kellogg’s, where he was responsible for running the UK press office and worked on brands including Special K and Pringles.  A keen supporter of LGBT+ rights, he’s helped out with media on the British LGBT Awards, Diversity in Media Awards and several other diversity initiatives. Liam is a recent addition to ‘the dark side, having spent four years as a journalist at the Independent, i Paper and Liverpool Echo. He twice (almost…) won the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism for pieces on Rupaul’s Drag Race and Justin Bieber. In his spare time can be found with his nose in a book, browsing Foyles to buy more books, or lovingly rearranging books he already owns, stroking the covers like a deranged book Gollum.

Lydia Stewart

Account Manager

Lydia joined Hope&Glory in January 2016, having worked previously at W Communications. She currently works across various food & drink and travel accounts, including Odigeo, MEATliquor, Meantime and Isle of Man Tourism. Lydia loves getting stuck in for all her clients, but bar none, her favourite day at Hope&Glory so far was the day she went to a Lady and the Tramp style photoshoot, featuring two adorable sausage dogs.

Lily Soares-Smith

Account Manager

Lily started at Hope & Glory in October 2017 after 18 months at luxury lifestyle agency, The Communications Store, working on clients including, Ciroc, Dom Perignon, Pinterest, Wedgwood and Moet & Chandon. Previous to this, Lily worked in house for a beauty brand and for Colgate Palmolive after travelling around South America. She graduated with a degree in Economics from The University of Manchester, completing part of her degree in Australia. Lily joined Hope & Glory hoping to fulfil her passion by helping to grow our health and fitness category.

Alicia Bult

Account Manager

Alicia joined Hope&Glory in October 2015 after graduating from Bournemouth University with a degree in public relations. In almost two years, she has worked on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, most notably HTC, IMG, Meantime Brewing, Get Living London and Pollen + Grace – all of which keep her happy, healthy, and full of beer!  It is fitting then that building the nation’s smallest pub for Meantime was one of her favourite campaigns, although she also got a kick out of working with Tom Daley to take the world’s first ‘extreme selfies’ with HTC’s U11. That said, Alicia is up for anything, and can’t wait to see what other madness Hope&Glory has to offer.

James Keiller

Account Manager

James started at Hope&Glory in April 2015 after short placements at Citizen Relations and FleishmanHillard. Over the last three years he’s done a cracking Blofeld impression for O2 “Cat Casting”, paid his respects by creating a seven-foot-high portrait of the Queen out of coins, and opened a Game of Thrones bakery with the show’s very own Hot Pie. Currently loving working on Facebook, The Royal Mint, Barclays Retail, Isle of Man, HTC Vive, Nvidia and Uber Eats, he’s looking forward to the coming months in which he’ll no doubt be getting up to more madness across the agency.

Arun Lloyd

Account Manager

Arun joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 after a three-year stint at Dynamo PR, working mainly in the tech sector. This included everything from launching consumer hardware products and developing company narratives, to creating experiential events for the likes of Nvidia – turning the Tobacco Docks into a 4D VR Mount Everest hike, complete with snow and ice picks. Arun joined Hope&Glory to help grow the tech team and is currently working on clients including LinkedIn, Argos, Anki and Beam Suntory. Outside the office, you’ll likely find him on a football pitch, lost in the flashing lights of a club, or making small talk with strangers as an excuse to pet their dogs.

Amelia Greenwood

Account Manager

Amelia joined Hope&Glory in 2014 after graduating from the University of Exeter and spending several months travelling South East Asia. Her work at Hope&Glory has spanned a wide range of clients and sectors, from managing multiple phone launches for HTC, to working with Barclays LifeSkills to create the world’s first Work Experience. More recently, Amelia has secured some killer pieces of coverage for the Airbnb press office and put London’s East Village on the map by promoting their cheese festival with a cheese-carved “Brie-oncé”. Amelia is known around the office for being an animal lover, and can often be found trying to convince her team mates to adopt an office puppy.

Fiona Findlay

Account Manager

Fiona joined Hope & Glory in April 2016 following two years working in financial and corporate PR and a degree in International Relations from the University of Leeds. Working with a wide range of clients to include Barclays, Symington Family Estates and Sony, it is safe to say that no two days are the same for Fiona. Recent highlights include helping Sony promote their speakers with the help of two professional snowboarders, one 8,497ft Austrian mountain and hundreds of LED lights, as well as hosting spinning lessons with the incredible Olympian Victoria Pendleton for Barclays. A real foodie, Fiona can often be found trying out London’s newest restaurants or spending a small fortune at her local farmer’s market in Brockley.

Chloe Morris

Senior Account Executive

Chloe joined Hope&Glory in June 2018 from the PR team of creative agency, Karmarama (formerly known as Kaper), where she worked on a range of consumer and corporate accounts including IKEA, Virgin Trains, The Fairtrade Foundation and several Unilever food brands. Prior to this, Chloe studied French and Politics at The University of Sheffield, during which time she spent a year living and working in France where she took every opportunity to sample the country’s cheese and wine offerings. She’s now working for a variety of clients including American Express, Barclays Mortgages, The Royal Mint and LinkedIn. Outside the office, Chloe can usually be found playing netball, trying out London’s restaurants or catching up on the latest Netflix series.

Thom Rice

Senior Account Executive

Thom has quickly become something of a legend in the land of Hope&Glory. He’s the man who takes care of all of Sony’s product rotation and generally makes sure that the huge account – across press office and campaigns – runs smoothly. He also helps out all our account teams with product despatch and recall and has a formidable aptitude with an Excel database. Thom has previously worked at Borkowski PR where he committed himself to the world of Sony and to Pioneer’s audio range. A massive music fan, he’s the font of all knowledge when it comes to tunes for the rest of the agency team.

Lauren Roberts

Senior Account Executive

Lauren joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 from the brand marketing team at Ogilvy, where she worked on a mix of tech and consumer accounts including Google, TK Maxx, Homesense and Save The Rhino. She made the move into PR after three years studying for a journalism degree and seven NCTJ qualifications, as well as a brief stint as a reporter at The Sentinel. She’s now working across a variety of accounts, including Sony, Photobox and Nvidia. When she’s not at her desk, you might catch her running around a festival field, battling bosses on her PS4 or eating one too many olives.

Dani Hayhurst

Senior Account Executive

Dani joined Hope&Glory in August 2015 after graduating Bournemouth University with a degree in PR. During her time at Hope&Glory, Dani has worked on a number of clients including adidas, Sony, IKEA and Mr Black. She’s always willing to help out on projects, from being our very own Bond girl at Sony’s filming masterclass with Danny Kleinmann, to working with the fit fam to create inspiring workout content for adidas. Outside the office, you’ll find her breaking a sweat at the latest fitness classes around London or eating avocado on toast somewhere.

Fiona Bull

Senior Account Executive

Having completed her Master’s in Public History at Royal Holloway, University of London the previous September, Fiona joined the Hope&Glory team in March 2017. After spending time exploring America, she decided to try her hand at PR. Hope&Glory proved the perfect company to learn from, and during her time here, Fiona has worked on a range of accounts, most notably HTC, Final Fantasy and Get Living London. Her highlights so far have been bringing the Mermaid Toast trend to London at East Village and drinking copious amounts of coffee at the London Coffee Festival. Outside of work Fiona can usually be found exploring the newest cafes or spoiling her dogs, Timo and Dex.

Jake Shuter-Ross

Senior Account Executive

Jake joined Hope&Glory in March 2016. After graduating from Cambridge grad in 2014, he spent a year eating his way across North America, and six months in social media. With a variety of clients including Deliveroo, HTC Vive, Everyman Cinemas and American Express he is able to work on a diverse range of projects. including a ground-breaking virtual reality exhibition at the Royal Academy, and the relaunch of Everyman Cinema’s spectacular art deco site at Muswell Hill. He’s always happy to crank out a feature or two, lend a hand at events and pose for photoshoots, but can often be found making iced coffees, talking Game of Thrones, or slyly turning the music up.

Amber Druce

Senior Account Executive

Amber started her Hope&Glory journey in August 2018, having spent just under two years at London-based fashion and lifestyle agency, Emerge, where she worked across the likes of Eyeko, ellesse, and Airtasker. Previous to that, she spent time at BWP Group, where she helped bring to life IKEA’s very first ‘houseboat’ for its 4-week stint sailing along the Thames. She now works across the likes of Sony, AccorHotels and Edrington Beam-Suntory, and has already launched three new hotels and sampled some of the world’s finest whisky. After working hours, Amber can often be found jewellery making, listening to true crime podcasts, and FaceTiming her family cat

Chloe Swarbrick

Senior Account Executive

Following a degree in History at UCL and an internship at PHA Media in September 2016, which ignited Chloe’s interest in PR, she joined Hope&Glory in January 2017. Although she has only been with the team for a short amount of time, Chloe has got stuck in with assisting the teams on a range of accounts, including Sony, Whole Earth and AcelorMittal Orbit. Outside of the office, Chloe can be found watching and playing sport or exploring the London restaurant scene with friends.

Rebecca Taylor

Senior Account Executive

Becky joined the Hope&Glory team in May 2016 after a year working and travelling around Asia and Australia. Following jobs as a nanny, waitress and a teaching assistant, Becky decided that media was her passion and a career in PR was how to realise her dream. Since joining Hope&Glory Becky has worked across a variety of clients from IMG to The Royal Mint, Barclays Mortgages and more recently, MOMA foods. Becky is always keen to get stuck in and enjoys every minute of the fast-paced nature of PR. She loves the beach, sports, hanging out with her siblings, and the combination of gin and tonic.

Holly Beth Dazely

Senior Account Executive

Holly Beth joined Hope&Glory in August 2017 after a stint at Brighton based agency Switched On Communications, where she cut her teeth on brands such as T2, SUSHISAMBA, Duck & Waffle, Taste of London and Visit Brighton. Prior to this, Holly Beth completed a degree in Marketing Communications at Bournemouth University (including a one year placement at L’Oreal), before travelling around Asia and Australia. Since joining the Hope&Glory team, she has worked on clients including Uber Eats, Argos, Fiji Water and London Coffee Festival. When not in the office, Holly can be found binge-watching crime dramas, eating her way around London and debating the validity of horoscopes.

Lily Wiggins

Account Executive

Lily is the youngest member of the Hope&Glory family and has worked in PR since February 2014, when a work placement at Havas PR inspired an enthusiasm for working in the industry. Having joined us in November 2015, she has been putting her organisation and communication skills to good use, assisting across a number of drinks accounts including FIJI Water, Meantime, Symington Family Estates and Plenish. Lily loves nothing more than securing brilliant coverage for her clients, and generally has her finger on the pulse, deciding what’s hot and what’s not.  Outside of the office, you can usually find Lily in the gym or sampling the London’s latest cocktail bars!

Hannah Jackson

Account Executive

Hannah joined us earlier this year, having graduated from the University of St Andrews with a degree in International Relations and Modern History. After a brief stint in the Press Office at Rupert Sanderson and 2 and half years as a Management Consultant at Ernst & Young, Hannah decided that consumer PR is the one for her! She works across a variety of accounts including Facebook, MAXXIUM, UNiDAYS and Marie Curie and has spent the last few months learning the ropes and getting acquainted with the land of Hope&Glory. Outside of the office, Hannah can be found enjoying all things avocado and practicing Pilates!

Sophie Michalowska-Cummings

Account Executive

Sophie started working life in PR after studying History and Social Policy at Leeds University. She comes to Hope&Glory from The Ideas Network where she worked mainly in the tech sector on accounts such as Vodafone and Moshi. She now works across a variety of accounts including Argos, HTC, Sony, Weber and Rover. As an avid fan of performing arts, outside of work Sophie is dedicated to seeing all of the latest plays, musicals and music gigs London has to offer.

Molly Marodeen

Account Executive

Molly joined the Hope&Glory team in September 2017 after completing her under graduate degree in Nottingham. With a variety of clients including adidas, Airbnb and Sony she has become immersed in the world of PR and enjoys the fast-paced nature of the office. Her highlights so far have been launching the adidas Ultraboost Laceless shoe and getting involved with searching for the dreamiest of Airbnb listings. When she’s not in the office you can find her sipping on a cocktail with friends or exploring what London has to offer.

Rachel Isaacs

Account Executive

Rachel joined the Hope&Glory team in August 2017 after graduating from the University of the Arts London. Since joining, she has worked across a range of clients including IKEA, Sainsbury’s, The Pokemon Company, HTC Vive and MOMA Foods.

Her highlights so far have been working on the IKEA Savile Row Suits collaboration, as well as the week-long IKEA House Party. Outside of the office, Rachel can be found sampling some of the capital’s most unusual offerings, ranging from Doga (yes, that’s dog yoga) to immersive theatre.

Laura Bolton

Account Assistant

Laura joined Hope&Glory in April 2018 and launched herself into working with a range of clients including drinks group Edrington-Beam Suntory, Mercure Hotels, Center Parcs and Weber BBQs. After graduating with a degree in History from the University of Cambridge in 2015, Laura worked as a consultant at Deloitte for a couple of years before deciding to pursue a creative career in PR, and was wowed by the amazing campaigns at Hope&Glory. Her highlights so far have included delivering a pop-up “Pudding Kitchen” for Pots & Co and working on an Espresso Martini Festival for Mr Black. Outside the office, Laura can be found cycling, doing yoga or swimming in the sea at home in Pembrokeshire – winter or summer!

Jenni David

Account Assistant

Jenni has recently joined Hope&Glory as part of her Public Relations degree. After two years of studying, Jenni is completing a year in industry with the agency. Although student life has been fun, Jenni is excited about gaining real-world insight into the weird and wonderful life of a consumer PR. Her accounts include American Express, Accor Hotels and Fiji Water. Jenni is up for anything and when not in the office, she is often found discovering the best gin bars London and Brighton have to offer (do ask for recommendations!).

Becca Butler

Account Assistant

Becca joined us as a graduate from the University of Surrey with a degree in Business Management. Having completed a placement year in-house at HTC VIVE, Becca discovered a love for PR and gadgets, whilst working alongside us on Virtually Real – an exhibition of the world’s first 3D-printed virtual reality sculptures. She now works across a number of consumer tech and gaming clients here at Hope&Glory, including HTC, Sony, Nvidia, Final Fantasy and Anki. Outside of the office, Becca can be found on the dance floor, raising her house plant babies, or seeking out a pub quiz in a cosy countryside pub.

Paul Hilliar

Account Assistant

Paul joined Hope&Glory in early 2018.  Before making the leap into consumer PR he was an actor, but like most actors he’s had his fair share of odd jobs down the line.  The most exciting perhaps was as an Education Assistant at The Houses of Parliament: touring the Palace, sharing its politics and its heritage.  His time at Hope&Glory has so far been spent working with Argos, Sony, Odigeo and Remember A Charity.  He’s very excited about his new journey.

Ben Youell

Account Assistant

Ben made the jump from a career in journalism over to PR after joining Hope&Glory in August 2018, having previously worked as a reporter for the Daily Star, BBC, Independent and Reuters. Now fully immersed in agency life, he works across a range of accounts including O2, Uber, The Royal Mint, Photobox and Keep Britain Tidy. Outside the office, you’ll find him on the football pitch, at a Liverpool game or on a climbing wall.

Christa Cahill

Account Assistant

Christa joined the Hope&Glory team in August 2018, after graduating from the University of Leeds with a First Class degree in English Literature. Born in Guernsey, Christa is starting a new chapter of her life in the big smoke. Being a fashion, fitness, and food fanatic, she works across a variety of accounts including adidas, ICON, Airbnb, and MOMA. She is thoroughly enjoying the fast-paced nature of the office and is becoming fully immersed in the world of consumer PR. Outside work, you’ll find Christa exploring the vintage clothes shops, visiting art galleries, or drinking copious amounts of matcha latte.

Kate Mahoney

Account Assistant

Born and raised in Toronto, Kate comes from the land of maple syrup and ice hockey. Kate graduated from the University of Toronto with a psychology degree. She joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 as part of her postgraduate certificate in public relations from Humber College. Since making the move over to the UK, she has worked on a range of clients including IKEA, Barclays, Get Living, Uber Eats, and the Isle of Man Tourism. She is excitedly learning the ins and outs of the PR world. You can find her browsing London’s markets and petting strangers’ dogs.

Jo Carr

Managing Partner

Jo is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. She started the agency with James at the end of 2011 having previously worked with him at Seventy Seven PR, where she was also a managing partner. Jo has over twenty years PR experience, including a long stint at QBO. In recent months, her favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s Dining Club, as well as Deliveroo’s “Fior-egg-tina” – an indulgent, Creme Egg-inspired Pizza. Jo gets a kick out of making sure our clients are happy and ensuring the team are delivering their very best work. She is generally the voice of reason in the office, and is good at keeping everyone calm under pressure, a skill she attributes to having two very boisterous sons at home.

James Gordon-MacIntosh

Managing Partner

James is a co-founder and managing partner at Hope&Glory. He started the agency alongside Jo at the end of 2011, prior to which he was managing partner at Seventy Seven PR (now a part of FleishmanHillard Fishburn). Together, he and Jo have so far managed to build a respectably accomplished team that work on some fantastic clients. Some of his favourite pieces of work in the last five years includes catapulting the HTC “Phonies” campaign to global fame and dramatically increasing sales, luring 12,000 people to a cheese and wine festival by recreating Beyoncé’s infamous pregnancy announcement – dubbed “Brie-oncé”, and creating DN-Ale, the world’s first beer to based on the DNA of its Brewmaster for Meantime.

Adrian Chitty

Partner

Adrian is a founding partner of Hope&Glory and a consumer brand publicist with some eighteen years’ experience. He joined from Good Relations, where he worked for eight years on brands including Honda, Southern Trains, comparethemarket.com, Texaco and Kelloggs. Adrian’s favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory was leading a two year creative campaign to promote EngineeringUK’s Big Bang UK Scientists & Engineers Fair to young teenagers and parents.. Currently his clients include O2, Accor Hotels, Barclays and UNiDAYS. He is a font of random knowledge in the office and can be often found handing out his now legendary mix of sweets and confectionary.

Gavin Lewis

Partner and Creative Director

Gav joined Hope&Glory’s merry band in June 2012 with a well-established track-record working at some of the industry’s best-recognised agencies when they were nothing but start-ups. Having joined us from Mischief PR, he was previously employee number one at Frank PR and went on to join Resonate PR as its first hire. At Hope&Glory Gavin gets involved in most our campaigns, especially the silly ones. Some of his favourite headline grabbers include: Donkey Rides on the Southbank for Merlin entertainment, making storage cool for IKEA with a ‘collection of collections’, and the opening of the IKEA Dining Club – where people cooked their own dishes in a bespoke kitchen space.

Anna Terrell

Director

Anna is a Director at Hope&Glory. A consumer, entertainment and lifestyle PR professional with 15 years’ experience, she has worked with world-renowned brands including Nintendo, BlackBerry, Nokia, Sony, Virgin Media, lastminute.com, Kenco, Flora pro.activ, npower, B&Q and William Hill. She has been at Hope&Glory for 18 months, heading up the agency’s work for American Express, Sainsbury’s, Aqua Sana, The Royal Mint and Center Parcs, for which the ‘Recommended Daily Allowance of Free Time’ was her favourite campaign of the last few months, sparking nation-wide debate. Anna is often the logical problem solver in the office, which she says is down to having an engineering degree and a North-West upbringing.

Charlie Mulock

Director

Charlie joined us in January 2014 with a pedigree in top-class consumer brand campaigns for big-name global clients including Nike, adidas, Durex, American Express, Sony Ericsson, SKY, P&G, Southern Comfort and Nestle, to name but a few. She has had stints at top agencies including H+K Strategies, Freud Communications, Four Communications and Cake in her career to date. She currently heads up Argos, Get Living London and MEATliquor. In the last few months she has been busy making the East Village cheese and wine festival famous with Brie-Once, launched a pink burger for MEATliquor at London Pride and created the ultimate ‘buzzing’ ice cream for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Charlie is a little bit of a chatter box, her colleagues would definitely say you know when she is about.

Seb Dilleyston

Director

Seb is a Director at Hope&Glory. He first joined us in 2012, following spells at Mischief and freuds where he spent over four years on brands like Lynx and Budweiser. He oversees the Barclays portfolio, leads the Marie Curie team and is part of the senior team looking after the strategy, creative planning and implementation across O2. His favourite piece of work at Hope&Glory has been creating Marie Curie’s ‘Garden of Light’, an immersive, public art installation featuring 2,100 handmade daffodils. Seb is also a proud father, a mad football fan and has a passion for music, having once upon a time played electric violin in a band.

Laura Sibley

Director

Laura joined Hope&Glory after a stint working in-house for a number of years at leading tech powerhouses Sony and Samsung, where she managed large scale UK press offices, executive visibility programmes and creative campaigns. Having now been with Hope&Glory for over three years, she heads up accounts including Odigeo, Sony’s UK press office and European campaign team as well as Pokemon and RealD. Of late, a favourite campaign involved being stuck up a mountain with two LED-clad pro snowboarders to create an awesome bit of video content for Sony’s EXTRA BASS speakers. When she’s not at Hope&Glory, she’s either gazing adoringly into her little girl’s eyes, losing sorely at the bingo or watching Corrie.

Katy Ball

Associate Director

Katy joined Hope&Glory in 2016 following a six-year stint at Fever, where she worked with brands like NOW TV, EE, Deezer, and Warner Bros. She has experience working on both a global and UK level – from running pan-European campaigns at London and Milan Fashion Weeks for Canon, to helping Amazon’s UK press team secure hundreds of pieces of gift guide coverage. At Hope&Glory, Katy works with Barclays Retail, LifeSkills, Turner Broadcasting and AccorHotels and recently helped Cartoon Network promote the new series of the Powerpuff Girls buy creating the World’s first Powerpuff Girls Emporium. When she’s not at office, Katy can be found on the netball court, eating her way around London, or planning her next travel adventure.

Valerie Holloway

Associate Director

Valerie joined Hope&Glory in 2012. She works on clients such as IKEA, The Royal Mint, Fiji Water & Sainsbury’s Values (CSR). Before coming aboard, she spent the previous twelve years working on consumer technology, lifestyle, design and food and drink brands, like Canon Europe, Braun, PepsiCo, Starbucks, BT, TalkTalk and Airbus. In recent months, she has helped IKEA to launch the world’s first DIY Restaurant as part of the award-winning The Dining Club as well as a high-profile campaign for The Royal Mint, helping to sell out the Beatrix Potter Commemorative Coin Collection. She loves all things fashion, design & culture and is known for her Carrie Bradshaw-sized shoe addiction.

Ellen Durrant

Associate Director

Ellen joined Hope&Glory in November 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience working on consumer campaigns for clients from the worlds of entertainment, health and beauty. At Hope&Glory, Ellen has managed award-winning campaigns for the likes of Airbnb, Virgin Active, HTC and adidas. Highlights to date include a floating a full-size house down the Thames for Airbnb and creating a video pastiche of David Beckham’s underwear spot to get Virgin Active goers more active. More recently, Ellen has been heading up the adidas Running team’s work on a number of UK and global activations and is heading up one of Hope&Glory’s newest wins, Seatfrog.

Don Ferguson

Associate Director

Don joined Hope&Glory in October 2012 having previously spent four years working on a number of consumer lifestyle brands at boutique food and travel PR agencies. He currently works across IKEA, Uber, Mr Black, Weber Grills, Symington Family Estates and the Edrington Beam-Suntory portfolio – heading up activity across a diverse range of drinks brands including Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Naked Grouse, Auchentoshan, Roku and The House of Suntory’s range of Japanese whiskies. Some of his favourite pieces of work include IKEA’s month-long DIY ‘Dining Club’ pop-up restaurant and Breakfast in Bed Cafe, the launch of the Uber Comedy Car at The Edinburgh Festival and a happy few days working as the personal publicist for the iconic ginger-quiffed American talk show host Conan O’Brien for the launch of Turner Broadcasting-owned truTV in the UK. Scottish, ginger, obsessed with the movie Jaws and bearing more than a passing resemblance to a character from Game of Thrones, Don is generally considered a nice bloke (if a little beardy).y.

Amy Jones

Associate Director

Amy has been with Hope&Glory since 2016, having joined from Premier PR. She spent her formative years injecting creativity into the world of consumer healthcare, before moving on to work for five years with some of the world’s most famous attractions. Highlights include hosting the world’s first “audio aquarium” for visually impaired children at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, kicking off Up at the O2’s first Christmas season with a choir on the icy roof, and training PR’s globally how best to promote and photograph wax figures. At Hope & Glory her accounts include Deliveroo, Sony, Merlin and Argos.

Nicola Burton

Senior Account Director

Nicola joined Hope&Glory in August 2012 after cutting her PR teeth on Merlin attractions, such as LEGOLAND Windsor and Madame Tussauds. Before that she worked in TV on an array of factual entertainment programmes, such as The Young Apprentice. Since being at Hope&Glory, some of Nicola’s favourite campaigns have included finding the UK’s Top Treehouse for Center Parcs, commissioning a life-size cake of Ed Sheeran to celebrate The O2’s 10th Birthday and working with American Express to get people shopping small on Small Business Saturday.

Sophie Hickman

Senior Account Director

Before joining Hope&Glory, Sophie worked in-house, running campaigns, event partnerships and artist relations programmes for a wonderful array of global beauty brands like St.Tropez, Charles Worthington, Fudge and Sanctuary Spa. In the last two years, she has used this experience to generate headlines for the plethora of fitness and wellbeing clients at Hope&Glory. These include adidas, Virgin Active, Aqua Sana and Whole Earth, with highlights ranging from a workout for 100 women with adidas global ambassador and supermodel Karlie Kloss, to launching the new Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest spa with a beautifully “Instagram-able” media event.

Natalie Davies

Senior Account Director

Natalie joined Hope&Glory in 2014 with a background in journalism and large-scale brand campaigns for Mischief PR including launching the Lynx Space Academy and celebrating the Dulux Colour Awards. At Hope&Glory, she has continued to work across big consumer clients including Airbnb, O2 and American Express, while also focusing on a special interest in charity and CSR campaigns with Marie Curie, War Child, Barclays’s LifeSkills and IKEA’s Soft Toys for Education with Save the Children and UNICEF. Her highlights include creating the Pantone House for Airbnb, curating the Marie Curie Garden of Light and American Express’s Shop Small campaign around Small Business Saturday.

Lisa Fox

Senior Account Director

Lisa joined Hope&Glory in 2014, having previously worked at Cake, Fever and Frank PR. A consumer and entertainment PR specialist, she has experience working on a wide range of household brands such as Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, Amazon, Sky, Alton Towers, Kit Kat and her personal favourite – One Direction. At Hope&Glory, she has immersed herself into the world of health and fitness and interiors, managing a number of wellness clients in the agency, including MOMA, Pollen&Grace and Plenish. Lisa is famous in the agency for her quick thinking reactive PR stories, having noticed that the IKEA Frakta blue bag looked almost identical to an incredibly pricey Balenciaga bag.

James Bunting

Senior Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in September 2014 and quickly established himself across the agency’s accounts. He arrived from Kaper, where he learned the art of PR working on brands that included Maille (a Unilever brand for which he launched a sell-out pop-up restaurant concept in Spitalfields Market) and MasterCard (working on their Brits and Priceless Gigs campaigns). James now works on a range of accounts including the Edrington-Beam Suntory portfolio, Beam Suntory Global Malts, London Coffee Festival and Mr Black. However, it was for Meantime that James produced his favourite piece of work to date, launching the UK’s smallest pub and securing a raft of coverage to celebrate the brewer’s craft credentials.

Sasha Mattus

Account Director

Sasha joined Hope&Glory following a year freelancing at industry big-hitters like H+K, Mischief, Pitch PR and Disney. Before that, she spent five years at Publicasity working on brands such as Build-A-Bear, Jack Daniels, Lindt Chocolate and Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Kit Range. In the past year, Sasha has helped to bring a spot of Doctor Doolittle to the London Southbank with a group of talking donkeys for Merlin Entertainments. She also had a hand in improving on-board productivity on the Eurostar with the world’s first “sound menu” for Sony. Sasha has a huge laugh, a fetish for high heeled shoes and an obsession with reality (read: trash) TV.

Mia Douglas

Account Director

Mia joined Hope&Glory following a stint in-house at casual gaming company King and after five years working with consumer tech, retail and luxury hospitality clients at Brand2Life. She loves getting stuck in with both big name and challenger brands and has worked with the likes of John Lewis, Moonpig, Dell, iCracked and Ascot racecourse. She currently manages press office and campaign activity for some of the agency’s biggest brands including Argos, Sony and HTC. Her experience ranges from developing and executing PR and influencer strategies to event coordination and content creation. She gets a kick out of jumping on reactive PR opportunities to get her clients in the headlines and loves tapping into consumer trends to tell a brand story.

Jen Murdoch

Account Director

Jen joined Hope&Glory back in February 2014 after two years at Frank PR, where she worked on projects like GYMBOX’s A-Grow-Bics class (a gym class to make you grow taller) and Hotels.com, amongst many others. Jen has had a no-less-colourful working life since joining Hope&Glory, counting among her achievements, the Marie Curie Garden of Light which shone a light – literally – on the charity’s nurses, and a campaign enlisting rugby legends Gareth Thomas and Lewis Moody to list their homes on Airbnb for the Rugby World Cup. Jen is tenacious in delivering great results across her current roster of clients including Airbnb, American Express and Graham’s Port.

Dominique Daly

Account Director

“Hope&Glory born and bred,” Dom joined as a fresh-faced intern back in January 2013. In her time, she’s worked on a broad range of accounts across retail, travel, family, consumer tech and much more. Dom is a stalwart of the IKEA press office, making sure news out about the brand is getting out in new and exciting ways, and is particularly proud of the recent ‘Recommended Daily Allowance for Free Time’ campaign for Center Parcs, which ignited national conversation about children’s schedules. Outside of the office, Dom’s a fitness fanatic who can often be found trying to convince everyone in the office to join her at the gym.

James Swan

Account Director

James joined Hope&Glory in July 2018 having spent the last six years working within at PR and sports sponsorship at Threepipe and then Cake. Most recently James helped activate Carling’s partnership with the Premier League, while working on a range of other clients, including Barclays, BBC, Emirates and AXA. James sits across Hope&Glory’s sports clients running the adidas press office, while also getting stuck into projects for O2, IMG, Reebok and Beam Suntory. His favourite PR campaigns to date include launching a cricket ball into space for the ECB and recreating American Beauty with Jimmy Bullard for the Carling Shirt Amnesty. Outside the office you can find James cheering on Tottenham at the new White Hart Lane.

Lucy Kerr

Account Director

Lucy joined Hope&Glory from Mercieca in March 2014. She now works on Barclays, The Royal Mint, LinkedIn and Remember a Charity – having worked her way through smartphones, food delivery and wearable tech along the way. Among her favourite pieces of work are managing the talent programme for the 2016 American Express Shop Small campaign, 3D-printing Joanna Lumley’s voice to launch Barclays Voice Security, and finding an artist to produce a portrait of The Queen made entirely of 1p and 2p coins.

Jessie Godwyn

Account Director

Jessie joined the ranks of Hope&Glory in early 2016 following stints at both House PR and Kazoo Communications. Her varied portfolio includes technology, entertainment and lifestyle brands, featuring everything from Kia Motors to BT. Since becoming a member of the Hope&Glory team, she’s immersed herself in the wonderful world of VR with HTC Vive, got hands-on with Sony’s Sound portfolio and met with many a cosplayer for Final Fantasy XIV. Some personal highlights include managing a collaboration with the Royal Academy and HTC Vive to showcase the world’s first art pieces created entirely in VR, and as a huge fan of reality TV, painting a topless Mario Falcone for TruTV.

Flora Laven-Morris

Account Director

Flora originally joined the land of Hope&Glory in June 2013 working across The Royal Mint, O2, Sony and Barclays among others. Trying to justify the politics degree, she had a yearlong stint as Head of Communications for the economic think tank, The Adam Smith Institute, getting a crash course in public affairs and economic policy. Despite its serious effort, politics still just couldn’t compete with the weird and wonderful world of consumer PR and Flora joined the “Hope&Glory Boomerang Club” in May 2017 working on clients including Pokemon and Facebook.

Joccoaa Hand

Senior Account Manager

Coa joined the land of Hope&Glory in April 2015 after a two-year stint at freuds. There, she learnt how to run a press office and enjoyed working across their big events such as Taste of London and Christmas in July. Since she joined Hope&Glory, Coa has worked across a number of lifestyle brands including adidas, STRIPPD, FIJI Water, Sainsbury’s and IKEA. Her favourite moments so far include celebrating the O2’s 10th birthday with a life size cake version of her favourite singer Ed Sheeran, and launching the world’s first mindfulness channel on a train with Virgin Trains. Her name means the witty one in Latin and she likes nothing more than trying to live up to this name in the office.

Dave Stitson

Account Director

Dave originally joined Hope&Glory in September 2013 as employee number ten-ish. After a stint at Taylor Herring he returned in October 2016, bringing with him his incredible knowledge of Mariah Carey and love for celebrity gossip – it was sorely missed! Dave’s favourite pieces of work include the Deliveroo Crème Egg Pizza, launching the PowerPuff Emporium for Cartoon Network and celebrating the Garden of Light with Marie Curie for their Great Daffodil Appeal.

Alex Royce

Senior Account Manager

Alex joined Hope&Glory in April 2015, having worked in sport’s PR and sponsorship for four years with clients including British Gas, RFU, Betway and Jaguar LandRover, and across a number of sports including Rugby, Darts, Swimming and Boxing. Since then, he’s really got stuck in on client work for adidas, IMG, Great British Racing, Virgin Active, Sony and HTC. However, he is particularly proud of his work around the Rugby World Cup and O2’s Rugby World Cup campaign; a campaign he called his “dream role”.

Phoebe Mellor

Senior Account Manager

Phoebe joined Hope&Glory in April 2015 having worked as a media specialist at Golin on various consumer brands including Cadbury, Smirnoff and Kenco. Since then she’s chipped in on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, including Whole Earth, Sony, RealD, MEATliquor and The Royal Mint. Phoebe had the exciting (and slightly mad) task of working on IKEA’s The Dining Club campaign in 2016, where she was able to enjoy many a good Smorgasbord along with fantastic campaign results. When not working, Phoebe is a crime-fanatic and loves a real-crime podcasts and true-crime TV shows. Ask her for recommendations – she has plenty!

Liam O’Brien

Account Manager

Liam joined Hope and Glory in January 2018 after a stint at Kellogg’s, where he was responsible for running the UK press office and worked on brands including Special K and Pringles.  A keen supporter of LGBT+ rights, he’s helped out with media on the British LGBT Awards, Diversity in Media Awards and several other diversity initiatives. Liam is a recent addition to ‘the dark side, having spent four years as a journalist at the Independent, i Paper and Liverpool Echo. He twice (almost…) won the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism for pieces on Rupaul’s Drag Race and Justin Bieber. In his spare time can be found with his nose in a book, browsing Foyles to buy more books, or lovingly rearranging books he already owns, stroking the covers like a deranged book Gollum.

Lydia Stewart

Account Manager

Lydia joined Hope&Glory in January 2016, having worked previously at W Communications. She currently works across various food & drink and travel accounts, including Odigeo, MEATliquor, Meantime and Isle of Man Tourism. Lydia loves getting stuck in for all her clients, but bar none, her favourite day at Hope&Glory so far was the day she went to a Lady and the Tramp style photoshoot, featuring two adorable sausage dogs.

Lily Soares-Smith

Account Manager

Lily started at Hope & Glory in October 2017 after 18 months at luxury lifestyle agency, The Communications Store, working on clients including, Ciroc, Dom Perignon, Pinterest, Wedgwood and Moet & Chandon. Previous to this, Lily worked in house for a beauty brand and for Colgate Palmolive after travelling around South America. She graduated with a degree in Economics from The University of Manchester, completing part of her degree in Australia. Lily joined Hope & Glory hoping to fulfil her passion by helping to grow our health and fitness category.

Alicia Bult

Account Manager

Alicia joined Hope&Glory in October 2015 after graduating from Bournemouth University with a degree in public relations. In almost two years, she has worked on a range of accounts at Hope&Glory, most notably HTC, IMG, Meantime Brewing, Get Living London and Pollen + Grace – all of which keep her happy, healthy, and full of beer!  It is fitting then that building the nation’s smallest pub for Meantime was one of her favourite campaigns, although she also got a kick out of working with Tom Daley to take the world’s first ‘extreme selfies’ with HTC’s U11. That said, Alicia is up for anything, and can’t wait to see what other madness Hope&Glory has to offer.

James Keiller

Account Manager

James started at Hope&Glory in April 2015 after short placements at Citizen Relations and FleishmanHillard. Over the last three years he’s done a cracking Blofeld impression for O2 “Cat Casting”, paid his respects by creating a seven-foot-high portrait of the Queen out of coins, and opened a Game of Thrones bakery with the show’s very own Hot Pie. Currently loving working on Facebook, The Royal Mint, Barclays Retail, Isle of Man, HTC Vive, Nvidia and Uber Eats, he’s looking forward to the coming months in which he’ll no doubt be getting up to more madness across the agency.

Arun Lloyd

Account Manager

Arun joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 after a three-year stint at Dynamo PR, working mainly in the tech sector. This included everything from launching consumer hardware products and developing company narratives, to creating experiential events for the likes of Nvidia – turning the Tobacco Docks into a 4D VR Mount Everest hike, complete with snow and ice picks. Arun joined Hope&Glory to help grow the tech team and is currently working on clients including LinkedIn, Argos, Anki and Beam Suntory. Outside the office, you’ll likely find him on a football pitch, lost in the flashing lights of a club, or making small talk with strangers as an excuse to pet their dogs.

Amelia Greenwood

Account Manager

Amelia joined Hope&Glory in 2014 after graduating from the University of Exeter and spending several months travelling South East Asia. Her work at Hope&Glory has spanned a wide range of clients and sectors, from managing multiple phone launches for HTC, to working with Barclays LifeSkills to create the world’s first Work Experience. More recently, Amelia has secured some killer pieces of coverage for the Airbnb press office and put London’s East Village on the map by promoting their cheese festival with a cheese-carved “Brie-oncé”. Amelia is known around the office for being an animal lover, and can often be found trying to convince her team mates to adopt an office puppy.

Fiona Findlay

Account Manager

Fiona joined Hope & Glory in April 2016 following two years working in financial and corporate PR and a degree in International Relations from the University of Leeds. Working with a wide range of clients to include Barclays, Symington Family Estates and Sony, it is safe to say that no two days are the same for Fiona. Recent highlights include helping Sony promote their speakers with the help of two professional snowboarders, one 8,497ft Austrian mountain and hundreds of LED lights, as well as hosting spinning lessons with the incredible Olympian Victoria Pendleton for Barclays. A real foodie, Fiona can often be found trying out London’s newest restaurants or spending a small fortune at her local farmer’s market in Brockley.

Chloe Morris

Senior Account Executive

Chloe joined Hope&Glory in June 2018 from the PR team of creative agency, Karmarama (formerly known as Kaper), where she worked on a range of consumer and corporate accounts including IKEA, Virgin Trains, The Fairtrade Foundation and several Unilever food brands. Prior to this, Chloe studied French and Politics at The University of Sheffield, during which time she spent a year living and working in France where she took every opportunity to sample the country’s cheese and wine offerings. She’s now working for a variety of clients including American Express, Barclays Mortgages, The Royal Mint and LinkedIn. Outside the office, Chloe can usually be found playing netball, trying out London’s restaurants or catching up on the latest Netflix series.

Thom Rice

Senior Account Executive

Thom has quickly become something of a legend in the land of Hope&Glory. He’s the man who takes care of all of Sony’s product rotation and generally makes sure that the huge account – across press office and campaigns – runs smoothly. He also helps out all our account teams with product despatch and recall and has a formidable aptitude with an Excel database. Thom has previously worked at Borkowski PR where he committed himself to the world of Sony and to Pioneer’s audio range. A massive music fan, he’s the font of all knowledge when it comes to tunes for the rest of the agency team.

Lauren Roberts

Senior Account Executive

Lauren joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 from the brand marketing team at Ogilvy, where she worked on a mix of tech and consumer accounts including Google, TK Maxx, Homesense and Save The Rhino. She made the move into PR after three years studying for a journalism degree and seven NCTJ qualifications, as well as a brief stint as a reporter at The Sentinel. She’s now working across a variety of accounts, including Sony, Photobox and Nvidia. When she’s not at her desk, you might catch her running around a festival field, battling bosses on her PS4 or eating one too many olives.

Dani Hayhurst

Senior Account Executive

Dani joined Hope&Glory in August 2015 after graduating Bournemouth University with a degree in PR. During her time at Hope&Glory, Dani has worked on a number of clients including adidas, Sony, IKEA and Mr Black. She’s always willing to help out on projects, from being our very own Bond girl at Sony’s filming masterclass with Danny Kleinmann, to working with the fit fam to create inspiring workout content for adidas. Outside the office, you’ll find her breaking a sweat at the latest fitness classes around London or eating avocado on toast somewhere.

Fiona Bull

Senior Account Executive

Having completed her Master’s in Public History at Royal Holloway, University of London the previous September, Fiona joined the Hope&Glory team in March 2017. After spending time exploring America, she decided to try her hand at PR. Hope&Glory proved the perfect company to learn from, and during her time here, Fiona has worked on a range of accounts, most notably HTC, Final Fantasy and Get Living London. Her highlights so far have been bringing the Mermaid Toast trend to London at East Village and drinking copious amounts of coffee at the London Coffee Festival. Outside of work Fiona can usually be found exploring the newest cafes or spoiling her dogs, Timo and Dex.

Jake Shuter-Ross

Senior Account Executive

Jake joined Hope&Glory in March 2016. After graduating from Cambridge grad in 2014, he spent a year eating his way across North America, and six months in social media. With a variety of clients including Deliveroo, HTC Vive, Everyman Cinemas and American Express he is able to work on a diverse range of projects. including a ground-breaking virtual reality exhibition at the Royal Academy, and the relaunch of Everyman Cinema’s spectacular art deco site at Muswell Hill. He’s always happy to crank out a feature or two, lend a hand at events and pose for photoshoots, but can often be found making iced coffees, talking Game of Thrones, or slyly turning the music up.

Amber Druce

Senior Account Executive

Amber started her Hope&Glory journey in August 2018, having spent just under two years at London-based fashion and lifestyle agency, Emerge, where she worked across the likes of Eyeko, ellesse, and Airtasker. Previous to that, she spent time at BWP Group, where she helped bring to life IKEA’s very first ‘houseboat’ for its 4-week stint sailing along the Thames. She now works across the likes of Sony, AccorHotels and Edrington Beam-Suntory, and has already launched three new hotels and sampled some of the world’s finest whisky. After working hours, Amber can often be found jewellery making, listening to true crime podcasts, and FaceTiming her family cat

Chloe Swarbrick

Senior Account Executive

Following a degree in History at UCL and an internship at PHA Media in September 2016, which ignited Chloe’s interest in PR, she joined Hope&Glory in January 2017. Although she has only been with the team for a short amount of time, Chloe has got stuck in with assisting the teams on a range of accounts, including Sony, Whole Earth and AcelorMittal Orbit. Outside of the office, Chloe can be found watching and playing sport or exploring the London restaurant scene with friends.

Rebecca Taylor

Senior Account Executive

Becky joined the Hope&Glory team in May 2016 after a year working and travelling around Asia and Australia. Following jobs as a nanny, waitress and a teaching assistant, Becky decided that media was her passion and a career in PR was how to realise her dream. Since joining Hope&Glory Becky has worked across a variety of clients from IMG to The Royal Mint, Barclays Mortgages and more recently, MOMA foods. Becky is always keen to get stuck in and enjoys every minute of the fast-paced nature of PR. She loves the beach, sports, hanging out with her siblings, and the combination of gin and tonic.

Holly Beth Dazely

Senior Account Executive

Holly Beth joined Hope&Glory in August 2017 after a stint at Brighton based agency Switched On Communications, where she cut her teeth on brands such as T2, SUSHISAMBA, Duck & Waffle, Taste of London and Visit Brighton. Prior to this, Holly Beth completed a degree in Marketing Communications at Bournemouth University (including a one year placement at L’Oreal), before travelling around Asia and Australia. Since joining the Hope&Glory team, she has worked on clients including Uber Eats, Argos, Fiji Water and London Coffee Festival. When not in the office, Holly can be found binge-watching crime dramas, eating her way around London and debating the validity of horoscopes.

Lily Wiggins

Account Executive

Lily is the youngest member of the Hope&Glory family and has worked in PR since February 2014, when a work placement at Havas PR inspired an enthusiasm for working in the industry. Having joined us in November 2015, she has been putting her organisation and communication skills to good use, assisting across a number of drinks accounts including FIJI Water, Meantime, Symington Family Estates and Plenish. Lily loves nothing more than securing brilliant coverage for her clients, and generally has her finger on the pulse, deciding what’s hot and what’s not.  Outside of the office, you can usually find Lily in the gym or sampling the London’s latest cocktail bars!

Hannah Jackson

Account Executive

Hannah joined us earlier this year, having graduated from the University of St Andrews with a degree in International Relations and Modern History. After a brief stint in the Press Office at Rupert Sanderson and 2 and half years as a Management Consultant at Ernst & Young, Hannah decided that consumer PR is the one for her! She works across a variety of accounts including Facebook, MAXXIUM, UNiDAYS and Marie Curie and has spent the last few months learning the ropes and getting acquainted with the land of Hope&Glory. Outside of the office, Hannah can be found enjoying all things avocado and practicing Pilates!

Sophie Michalowska-Cummings

Account Executive

Sophie started working life in PR after studying History and Social Policy at Leeds University. She comes to Hope&Glory from The Ideas Network where she worked mainly in the tech sector on accounts such as Vodafone and Moshi. She now works across a variety of accounts including Argos, HTC, Sony, Weber and Rover. As an avid fan of performing arts, outside of work Sophie is dedicated to seeing all of the latest plays, musicals and music gigs London has to offer.

Molly Marodeen

Account Executive

Molly joined the Hope&Glory team in September 2017 after completing her under graduate degree in Nottingham. With a variety of clients including adidas, Airbnb and Sony she has become immersed in the world of PR and enjoys the fast-paced nature of the office. Her highlights so far have been launching the adidas Ultraboost Laceless shoe and getting involved with searching for the dreamiest of Airbnb listings. When she’s not in the office you can find her sipping on a cocktail with friends or exploring what London has to offer.

Rachel Isaacs

Account Executive

Rachel joined the Hope&Glory team in August 2017 after graduating from the University of the Arts London. Since joining, she has worked across a range of clients including IKEA, Sainsbury’s, The Pokemon Company, HTC Vive and MOMA Foods.

Her highlights so far have been working on the IKEA Savile Row Suits collaboration, as well as the week-long IKEA House Party. Outside of the office, Rachel can be found sampling some of the capital’s most unusual offerings, ranging from Doga (yes, that’s dog yoga) to immersive theatre.

Laura Bolton

Account Assistant

Laura joined Hope&Glory in April 2018 and launched herself into working with a range of clients including drinks group Edrington-Beam Suntory, Mercure Hotels, Center Parcs and Weber BBQs. After graduating with a degree in History from the University of Cambridge in 2015, Laura worked as a consultant at Deloitte for a couple of years before deciding to pursue a creative career in PR, and was wowed by the amazing campaigns at Hope&Glory. Her highlights so far have included delivering a pop-up “Pudding Kitchen” for Pots & Co and working on an Espresso Martini Festival for Mr Black. Outside the office, Laura can be found cycling, doing yoga or swimming in the sea at home in Pembrokeshire – winter or summer!

Jenni David

Account Assistant

Jenni has recently joined Hope&Glory as part of her Public Relations degree. After two years of studying, Jenni is completing a year in industry with the agency. Although student life has been fun, Jenni is excited about gaining real-world insight into the weird and wonderful life of a consumer PR. Her accounts include American Express, Accor Hotels and Fiji Water. Jenni is up for anything and when not in the office, she is often found discovering the best gin bars London and Brighton have to offer (do ask for recommendations!).

Becca Butler

Account Assistant

Becca joined us as a graduate from the University of Surrey with a degree in Business Management. Having completed a placement year in-house at HTC VIVE, Becca discovered a love for PR and gadgets, whilst working alongside us on Virtually Real – an exhibition of the world’s first 3D-printed virtual reality sculptures. She now works across a number of consumer tech and gaming clients here at Hope&Glory, including HTC, Sony, Nvidia, Final Fantasy and Anki. Outside of the office, Becca can be found on the dance floor, raising her house plant babies, or seeking out a pub quiz in a cosy countryside pub.

Paul Hilliar

Account Assistant

Paul joined Hope&Glory in early 2018.  Before making the leap into consumer PR he was an actor, but like most actors he’s had his fair share of odd jobs down the line.  The most exciting perhaps was as an Education Assistant at The Houses of Parliament: touring the Palace, sharing its politics and its heritage.  His time at Hope&Glory has so far been spent working with Argos, Sony, Odigeo and Remember A Charity.  He’s very excited about his new journey.

Ben Youell

Account Assistant

Ben made the jump from a career in journalism over to PR after joining Hope&Glory in August 2018, having previously worked as a reporter for the Daily Star, BBC, Independent and Reuters. Now fully immersed in agency life, he works across a range of accounts including O2, Uber, The Royal Mint, Photobox and Keep Britain Tidy. Outside the office, you’ll find him on the football pitch, at a Liverpool game or on a climbing wall.

Christa Cahill

Account Assistant

Christa joined the Hope&Glory team in August 2018, after graduating from the University of Leeds with a First Class degree in English Literature. Born in Guernsey, Christa is starting a new chapter of her life in the big smoke. Being a fashion, fitness, and food fanatic, she works across a variety of accounts including adidas, ICON, Airbnb, and MOMA. She is thoroughly enjoying the fast-paced nature of the office and is becoming fully immersed in the world of consumer PR. Outside work, you’ll find Christa exploring the vintage clothes shops, visiting art galleries, or drinking copious amounts of matcha latte.

Kate Mahoney

Account Assistant

Born and raised in Toronto, Kate comes from the land of maple syrup and ice hockey. Kate graduated from the University of Toronto with a psychology degree. She joined Hope&Glory in August 2018 as part of her postgraduate certificate in public relations from Humber College. Since making the move over to the UK, she has worked on a range of clients including IKEA, Barclays, Get Living, Uber Eats, and the Isle of Man Tourism. She is excitedly learning the ins and outs of the PR world. You can find her browsing London’s markets and petting strangers’ dogs.

Flora Rebbeck

Front of House

Flora (aka Flo) grew up on a farm in West Wales but has always felt a pull to experience life in the big smoke. With a background in teaching she is now our Senior Receptionist and has taken it in her stride, seeing that the organisation of a PR agency is not too dissimilar to that of a primary school classroom! It’s been a big change in career but with a creative mind, she hopes this new and exciting opportunity will open up some doorways she may never had known existed if she hadn’t made the jump. Outside of the office, you will find Flo at hip hop yoga, listening to records and trialling all of London’s best brunch spots.

Emma Smith

Senior Finance Manager

Emma officially joined the Hope&Glory family in February 2016 with the office move after helping support the daily finances over the past year. Previously, Emma worked in finance for three years at Lansons after graduating from university with a degree in Accounts and Finance. She has since gone on to finish her professional accountancy exams. She is responsible for all the day-to-day financial needs and making sure there are no hiccups along the way. However, it’s not just the numbers and spreadsheets that make her turn up to work each day, she loves the buzz and energy around the office and the unpredictability of what could be coming her way next.

Jess Price

Front of House

Owing to a lifetime of loving words, Jess studied languages for her degree, where she had the opportunity to work abroad and “find herself”. Since graduating, she has been fortunate to gain experience working for a range of LGBT charities and arts organisations. This exposure to PR inspired her to channel her boisterous energy into a hands-on runner role at Hope&Glory, where there is an abundance of exciting clients and projects. Outside the office, Jess can be found training for her next black belt, listening to Strangers podcasts and making up (bad) cheese jokes.

Ryan Lambert

Finance Executive

Ryan joined Hope&Glory in April 2018 and works in the finance team with Emma, supporting the daily tasks of managing the agency’s money. He graduated from the University of Essex with a degree in economics in the summer of 2017, with his highlight being a year abroad studying in Arkansas, USA. When not crunching numbers, Ryan loves to talk all things football, as well as music and is a proud foodie. He is excited to begin his finance career with us and plans to sit his professional accountancy exams in the near future.