Will Painter, Creative & Strategic Lead, WP Communications
Will is a highly commended public relations practitioner, working with a diverse array of brands from startups to big household names. Will’s portfolio highlights include Microsoft, Ford Motor Company, Coca Cola Enterprises, Logitech, Ericsson, the United Nations, and the British Army.
Will launched WP Communications at the beginning of 2018 with a passion to provide a flexible service to brands, through deploying teams of highly trained PR specialists and industry collaborations to maximise results and business impact.
Prior to this, Will was director of brand storytelling and media strategy at Ogilvy, delivering award winning campaigns for consumer, corporate, CSR, and technology brands.
Will is a skilled publicist, copywriter, and media trainer working with top Fortune 500 companies.
Jonathan MacPherson, Corporate Communications Director, WP Communications
Jonathan is an accomplished and highly versatile strategic communication specialist with international leadership experience and proven expertise in leading and directing the creation and execution of innovative and effective communication programmesto stimulate positive public perceptions and actions.
His career has seen him consult across a portfolio of corporate, consumer, technology and government clients including Eversheds Sutherland, Franklin Templeton Investments, PwC, Lombard Odier, Marsh, Friends Provident International, Blackstone, Intel, Symantec, LG Electronics and Samsung.
Jonathan studied at the University of Leicester and holds an MBA in international marketing strategy and e-commerce.
Ashleigh Turner, Account Executive, WP Communications
Ashleigh works in the WP Communications media relations team regularly securing editorial opportunities for clients and is also responsible for events, social media management and behavioural change initiatives.
Ashleigh works across a range of clients including consumer, business-to-business (B2B), and the public sector.
Previously, Ashleigh has experience in the mental health sector with SLV Global.
Educated at the Loughborough University, Ashleigh holds a BSc (Hons) Social Psychology with Criminology.
Ahad Surooprajally, Content Production, WP Communications
With 20+ years experience in broadcast and public relations, Ahad is experienced in directing and producing digital media and creating content.
Ahad’s specialties include filming, editing, producing and directing small and large scale projects, and is a qualified UAV drone pilot.
Ahad’s client portfolio includes VMWare, O2, Google, uSwitch, Nikon, LinkedIn, PremierInnDell, and CISCO.
Eleanor Crossland, Social Media Specialist, WP Communications
Eleanor has over 8 years of experience as a social media manager and creative writing for online and social media channels.
Creating content that is tailored and engaging, Eleanor has expertise in social media management across business and consumer brands.