The Cartwright Team


We are very proud to be one of PR Week’s top agencies in the UK, with CC HQ based out of the Midlands. What began with roots in journalism for national publications, has evolved into a full spectrum of services for some of the biggest brands in the UK across a range of sectors.

Our team is a big family of Cartwrighters, each with bags of personality and a unique contribution to bring to the table.

  • Liz Cartwright. Managing director.

    Ex-journalist and ex-editor, Liz founded Cartwright Comms 15 years ago. Tom Hardy lover. A proud ‘yellowbelly’, Liz  captains the Cartwright ship to secure the very best results for our clients. Board member of ProCon Nottinghamshire & committee member for numerous charities.

  • Annie  Brafield.  Director.

    One of Cartwright’s property and construction gurus loves raising the profile of industry leaders and maximising hot topics for thought-leadership.  A networking queen who is very at home with a porn star martini.

  •  Rose Hayes. Director.

    Experienced & hard-working. Multi-tasker extraordinaire, digital guru and building products queen, Rose is also Cartwright’s mental health first-aider, third-sector supporter and down-right amazing operator.

  • Claire Catlow - PR consultant

    Fresh from a highly successful journalism career, Claire has the skills to get under the skin of clients and tell the stories that matter. Drag her away from crafting content and you’ll probably find her on a riverside dog walk.

  • Helen Ansell.  PR and marketing manager.

    Branding genius and self-confessed shopaholic. If she’s not fine-tuning stellar strategies for our clients, you can find  her  looking for the latest eateries to try, dreaming of sunnier climes or ordering a much loved Pret.

  • Amelia Walker, Account director

    Analytical and enthusiastic, Amelia is a B2B PR superstar with a keen eye for a good news story. Amelia’s try anything once philosophy and can-do attitude means she’s not afraid to get stuck in and pitch new ideas. Outside of work, Amelia enjoys looking after her beloved cat Pearl and finding new afternoon tea spots to enjoy.

  • Tom Snee. Senior content specialist.

    Former journalist and content creation captain. Tom’s combination of excellent PR and video skills make him a real all-rounder, and he’s not too bad at sport either.

  • Charlotte Dove. Senior account manager.

    The epitome of organised with an enviable collection of pastel-hued stationery. She exudes sophistication and style, and can often be spotted charming her contacts at networking events across the Midlands. 

  • Katie Nelson. Senior account manager. 

    Our favourite Mancunian, Katie is like a dog with a bone when it comes to getting national coverage. A woman who could have invented Trello, she’s so organised. She’s a PR  supremo – and a gin fanatic.

  • Manuela Holmes. Office manager.

    Super organised and a total machine with a financial plan. She’s the mistress of invoicing and paying the bills – and overseer of timesheets and  expenses claims. Perhaps most importantly she buys all the booze for our Friday afternoon wine time.

  • Danielle Hall. Senior account manager.

    Former TV presenter and broadcast journalist. As well as being a copy-producing extraordinaire, she is a whizz both behind and in front of the camera. In her spare time, she can be found on stage singing, dancing and acting – all at the same time.

  • Isobel Shipley. Account manager.

    With a penchant for party planning and an expert eye for consumer and hospitality campaigns, Izzy can usually be found updating her spotless Trello boards, writing social media schedules or planning her next travel adventure.

  • Lucy Bloor. Senior account executive.

    Lucy is a PR professional who loves a list. When she’s not writing press releases or scheduling social media posts, she can usually be found watching motorsport, either on the TV or trackside.

  • Ben Spray. Digital consultant.

    Our experienced digital consultant delivers all round digital knowledge to increase clients conversions. After years in the game, he can help get you the best bang for your buck!

  • Kali Dennett. Account executive

    Armed with a background in digital and marketing, Kali brings a flair for creativity to her accounts. Always eager to get stuck in, when she’s not drafting punchy press releases or fine-tuning a social schedule she can be found ticking the next ridiculous item off of her bucket list.

  • Phoebe Ram. Content specialist

    A former journalist, her passion for storytelling brings content to life. Addicted to coffee and fresh air, when she’s not typing up a feature, she’s exploring a new city or on an outdoor adventure.

  • Victoria Greenhall. Marketing executive

    With a keen eye for detail and passion for everything marketing, Victoria is a social media whizz. When she’s not hard at work developing new marketing plans, she can be found dining out with friends or binging the latest Netflix series.

  • Olivia Hilliard. Account executive

    A ray of sunshine, Olivia prides herself on her creative and innovative ideas, paired with stand-out content creation. When she’s not buried in creative brainstorms with her eccentric array of stationary; she’s usually exploring the water on her paddleboard or finding a new hiking spot.

  • Peter Mumford. Account executive.

    The man of a thousand edits, Pete is a video demon and more than handy when it comes to the written word. An avid runner, he’d be the first pick at a Cartwright Sports Day.

  • George Cowell. Junior account executive.

    Our Journalism graduate, George is a keen communicator with a passion for creating engaging content on a range of mediums. Confidently alternating between his role as account executive and content creator, he keeps his head above water using an excessive amount of to do lists. When not in the office, George can be found playing rugby or occasionally writing music in his free time.

  • Emily Dallison. Account executive.

    A charming and witty content creator with a passion for people, writing and current events. She oozes confidence which makes her sell-ins a breeze. When she’s not busy drafting killer content, she can be found online shopping; possibly to add to her outrageous pyjama collection.

  • Matt Santos. Account executive.

    A fine content creator and conscientious operator. Establishing meaningful rapport comes second nature to Matt and great initiative means unique media opportunities are always on his radar. He’s probably dreaming of his next round of golf as you’re reading this.

  • Becky Preston, Junior account executive

    Becky is a recent PR graduate who is committed to trying all things PR. When she’s not writing blogs or creating social media content, she can either be found running to the gym or running to the nearest bar.

  • Georgia Cowdrey. PR apprentice.

    Enthusiastic and willing to learn, Georgia enjoys planning and organising events. When she is not getting up to speed with the latest PR news she is out partying with friends.

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