OUR SECRET ADVANTAGE

Our people are why we really stand out.

We are highly selective. Attitude is as important as aptitude – see Our truths. Every member of our family is skilled in financial, corporate or brand communications. We also look for broader experience and a can-do energy. We have deliberately built our team around complementary skills.

  • Felicity Winkles

    Director, FPR

    Felicity Winkles

    Felicity is a high-level public relations specialist with over ten years in financial and corporate communications, including reputation management.

    • Multi-sector knowledge including retail and leisure, natural resources, energy and support services

    • Outstanding relations with the UK and international media across print broadcast and digital with the ability to deliver coverage for clients

    • Strong City network with the leading UK broking houses and analysts

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  • Charles Goodwin

    Director, FPR

    Charles Goodwin

    Charles has worked at some of the UK's leading public relations agencies over the last ten years, advising many publicly listed and private companies.

    • Worked with numerous blue chip companies including Balfour Beatty, Friends Life, Huawei, Investec and TPG Capital

    • Active in the growth company space, advising senior management teams on IPOs and M&A, as well as developing and implementing of their ongoing financial communications strategies

    • Multi-sector expertise - technology, property, leisure, industrials, resources and financial services

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  • Adam Wurf

    Director, CPR

    Adam Wurf

    Adam has helped large and small organisations achieve their targets through marketing communications for over 20 years.

    • Worked in-house in start-ups and global business, leading all channels from social media to financial PR and from employee engagement to sports marketing

    • Solid track record in brand building and stimulating organic growth with brands such as Honda, Philips, Commerzbank, Ebay, Skanska, INREV, Gatehouse Bank, Cable & Wireless, LA Fitness, DWP, Smithfield Foods, Mitie and ISS

    • Crisis management work used by the BBC as an example of best practice

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  • Georgia Colkin

    Associate Director

    Georgia Colkin

    Georgia has gained experience in leading public relations agencies including Citigate, providing financial and corporate communications consultancy to both private and public companies.

    • Focuses on advising and helping clients to develop and implement their financial communications strategies

    • Previous experience across a broad range of sectors including brands such as Associated British Foods (Primark), Investec Wealth & Investment, John Lewis Partnership and Haitong

    • Trilingual in English, Italian and Spanish

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  • Tim Thompson

    Director, FPR

    Tim Thompson

    Tim has over 25 years experience in financial and corporate communications and investor relations mostly with international communications groups such as Buchanan, advising PLCs and and businesses in the UK and most of the world’s financial markets.

    • Experience covers a broad range of sectors including technology,consumer and natural resources

    • Advised on numerous crisis manegement situations including hostile bids, both working for defence and bidder

    • Consulted management through over 50 IPOs

    • Managed FTSE 100,FTSE 250 and AIM clients

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  • Julia Kalcheva

    Associate Director

    Julia Kalcheva

    Julia is a Financial and Corporate Communications specialist with 15 years international
    experience, including FTSE 100 and emerging markets.

    • Expertise in IPO and M&A communications, crisis and strategic communications, and reputation management

    • Range of advisory roles across multinational businesses, both in the public and private sectors, in the natural resources, energy, telecoms and retail industries

    • Formerly heading international media and corporate communications at ENRC PLC, one of the world’s largest mining companies

    • Fluent in English and Russian

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  • Alex Gerrard

    CFO

    Alex Gerrard

    Alex is a Finance Director with over 20 years’ experience that includes senior corporate roles working with PLCs and private companies through periods of rapid and sustainable development.

    • Plays an integral management role in advising and building on Yellow Jersey's organic and acquisitive expansion plans

    • Multi-sector experience working within high growth companies

    • Has founded and grown his own full-service accounting practice, which provides ‘high street’ accounting services to both SMEs and larger organisations

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  • Georgina Whittle

    Account Director

    Georgina Whittle

    Georgina specialises in financial and corporate communications, helping companies to build their brand in the press and articulate key messaging to stakeholders and the public.

    • Long-standing experience working with institutional clients, including some of the world’s largest investment consultants, money managers and pension funds

    • Crisis communications and social media handling for retail and consumer clients

    • Provides pro-bono communications for the 30% Club

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  • Harriet Jackson

    Senior Account Manager

    Harriet Jackson

    Harriet has a focus on institutional and retail investors, with a background in investor relations and financial communications.

    • Provides communications support for a number of private and listed companies across the technology, financial services and industry and construction sectors

    • Coordinates regular press road shows, devises social media strategies and helps with on-going financial calendar work

    • Provides pro bono communications support for International Women in Mining

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  • Dominic Barretto

    CEO

    Dominic Barretto

    Dominic is the founder and Managing Director of Yellow Jersey. He is a leading PR practitioner with 20 years’ experience advising clients seeking to get in or out of the press 
and media.

    • Blue chip brand communications experience from previous roles advising Airbus, Fuller Smith & Turner, JC Flowers and Eidos

    • Able to apply big thinking PR strategies to companies of all shapes and sizes and is widely known for the strength of his media black book, energy and ability to deliver results quickly

    • Rarely takes no for an answer when it comes to getting the job done

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  • Joseph Burgess

    Senior Account Manager

    Joseph Burgess

    Joe gained global experience in investment banking and insurance before focusing on corporate and financial communications.

    • In-house financial services background in London, New York and Sydney

    • Solid multi-sector track record in international and national financial and corporate communications, with a focus on financial services and TMT

    • Holds an MBA in International Business

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  • Abena Affum

    Senior Account Executive

    Abena Affum

    Abena specialises in financial and corporate communications, having formerly worked at a global leading PR agency, Brunswick.

    • Provides communications support for a number of private and listed companies, coordinating capital market days and helping companies build trusted relationships with their stakeholders

    • Previous experience includes FTSE100 advisory across a range of sectors including TMT, Retail & Leisure, Energy and Financial Services

    • University of Nottingham graduate and shadow board member of the Taylor Bennett Foundation Alumni Board

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  • Abs Hassanali

    Account Manager

    Abs Hassanali

    Abs is an award-winning Account Manager at Yellow Jersey with experience in delivering international PR campaigns for listed companies.

    • Worked at Citigate Dewe Rogerson and Montpellier, leading FinTech and FinServe teams on high profile clients delivering national coverage

    • Embarked upon a research project with Harvard university, examining effective campaigning techniques

    • Experience of stock markets as an analyst and investment trader

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  • Katie Bairsto

    Senior Account Executive

    Katie Bairsto

    Katie supports the financial PR team across a range of communications and PR activities. She enjoys coordinating the imaginative work to produce the strong outward facing display of organisations.

    • Account support in media monitoring, devising social media strategies and helping clients build stakeholder following

    • Previous experience includes working with clients across the creative industry and service sectors at a global communications agency

    • University of Manchester graduate, fluent in French and Arabic

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  • Sheena Munsami

    Account Executive

    Sheena Munsami

    Sheena is an Account Executive within the corporate communications team. Prior to joining Yellow Jersey, she worked for financial, litigation and crisis communications firms in the US and UK focusing on transatlantic compliance issues for asset management and private equity firms.

    • Provides account support and advises clients across a wide range of sectors

    • Previous experience in working for NGO’s in London and Washington, D.C.

    • Holds a MSc in International Public Policy

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  • Sophia Macleod

    Account Manager

    Sophia Macleod

    Sophia has gained experience in debt capital markets, domestic and international IR and consultative sales.

    • She is responsible for financial calendar execution and media roadshow planning

    • Has worked across FTSE 100 companies and SMEs with a clear understanding of capital markets

    • She also is a representative on the shareholder council of her family business

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  • Sabine Raabe

    Consultant

    Sabine Raabe

    Sabine specialises in the development and implementation of corporate communications strategies to underpin branding, open up new markets and create a favourable climate of opinion at all levels.

    • Working in-house with blue chip and high-profile organization including Tesco plc, Green Flag, British Aerospace, Bupa, Norwich Union and the DoH

    • Track record of working with start-up clients from inception through to successful fund-raising and public listing

    • Through her work in the House of Lords for ten years, she understands national, local and international policy making

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  • Henry Wilkinson

    Junior Account Executive

    Henry Wilkinson

    Henry supports the financial PR team across a range of communications and PR activities.

    • Provides support in the form of media monitoring, social media strategies and client relationships

    • Prior experience includes working at BNP Paribas’ Paris HQ in Marketing & Publications

    • Graduate from the University of Bath, with a BSc (Hons) in French and International Management. Fluent in French

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  • Kannen Ramsamy

    Account Executive

    Kannen Ramsamy

    Kannen supports the Corporate PR team, assisting in providing meaningful contribution to the development of client communication programmes.

    • Provides support across the whole breadth of their activities including media monitoring and account logistics, including collation and maintenance of agendas

    • Previous experience in Westminster’s political arena and also within the arts & publishing sector, working with clients such as Sharjah International Book Fair, BBC Dance Proms & AA Hospitality

    • Graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA in Politics, serving as contributor to the Leeds Undergraduate Journal of Human Rights

  • Evie Lelliott

    Operations Manager

    Evie Lelliott

    Evie runs the agency's day to day back-office operations. Her role is integral in helping Yellow Jersey deliver a quality service to clients.

    • Prior to joining Yellow Jersey, Evie worked for global giant BMW

    • Carries a high level of administrative experience, complementing her almost surgical organisational abilities

    • Works closely with both the Managing Director and CFO assisting on finances, systems, supplier management and agency entertainment

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  • Sarah Hollins

    Head of Yellow Jersey North

    Sarah Hollins

    Sarah has over 25 years’ experience in financial and corporate communications, gained both in-house and at agencies.

    • Extensive PLC and transaction experience, advising companies on IPOs, Right Issues, M&A, hostile shareholder action, issues management and financial calendar across a broad range of sectors

    • Longstanding member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Corporate & Financial Group and the London Stock Exchange Regional Advisory Group in Yorkshire and the North East

    • Worked in the UK and internationally

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  • Fran Hodgson

    Accounts

    Fran Hodgson

    Fran has been the agency’s bookkeeper since October 2009, working hand in hand over the years with the board and clients.

    • Handles all invoicing and payroll matters

    • Flawless track record in helping Yellow Jersey expand from a one-man band to a top ranked communications consultancy

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“Yellow Jersey is my kind of PR adviser. In our case, they viewed having deep media relations as mere table stakes. In addition to connecting us with a host of powerful press players, they provided the intellectual horsepower to help us mature our brand from the personal to the corporate. I recommend the team without hesitation. ”

Lord Lieutenant of Greater London, OBE Ken Olisa

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