Team

Will Painter, Founder and CEO

Will

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

Jonathan MacPherson, Corporate Communications Specialist 

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 programmes to 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.

Kashmir Rai, Junior Account Executive

Kashmir is a diligent professional with a particular interest in researching consumer behaviours and trends to inform content creation and media engagement.  Kashmir has experience studying target users to gather and analyse data to meet design outcomes and enhancing the customer experience.

Through obtaining an undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Southampton, completing a PGCE English at University College London and formerly working in education, Kashmir has gained varied writing experience, with a focus on storytelling, audience and tone of voice. Kashmir is fluent in speaking Punjabi.

Daniel Santos, Media Relations Specialist

Daniel is a hard-working and motivated professional skilled in problem solving with an international and interdisciplinary lens. Having lived in seven different countries, Daniel is equipped to engage with a diverse set of clients, and his academic background has finetuned his copywriting and communication skills, as well as his ability to work in fast-paced environments and consistently meet deadlines.

Daniel holds a BSc from the University of Amsterdam, and an LLM in International Business Law from King’s College London. He Is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and proficient in French, Dutch and Italian.