Making your voice heard
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We are Ascendant Communications

Whatever your business, our integrated B2B public relations and communications programmes produce results that build brands, transform market perceptions, and drive sales.

From insightful thinking to tactical implementation, we’ll help you overcome the challenge of getting seen and heard in today’s crowded market place.

Whether it’s breaking news, a powerful customer testimonial, positioning your thought leadership and expertise, or kick starting your social presence, we’ll make sure your message reaches the right audiences – first time, every time.

Contact us:

JAMES COOPER, DIRECTOR

James has worked in B2B and technology PR for over 15 years. Having been a PR Director for two US technology companies, his deep understanding of the challenges our clients face informs our work approach. An expert in European PR and Analyst Relations, James has delivered successful PR programmes for organisations such as Microsoft, IBM, hybris and McKinsey.

GILLIE TENNANT, ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

With over 14 years’ experience managing PR programmes at a local, European and global level, for the likes of BEA Systems, Microsoft, Akamai and IBM, Gillie leads the coordination and management of pan-national accounts for Ascendants clients. She also looks after media delivery on key accounts.

Duncan Gurney, Senior Consultant

DUNCAN GURNEY, SENIOR CONSULTANT

An expert in all things technology related, Duncan has executed PR programmes for vendors like Microsoft, Dell and HP. Over the last decade he’s also notched up significant experience in the retail, telco, financial services and public sectors. While media and analyst relations are his first love, he’s also our new media evangelist.

JULIE KIRBY, SENIOR CONSULTANT

Julie has over 20 years’ experience in B2B public and press relations, with particular expertise in the energy, retail, utilities, IT and video communications sector, where she has an excellent understanding of the media and good relations with key journalists and commentators. Julie combines strong strategy with good tactical knowledge to work magic on behalf of our clients.

CHARLOTTE HANSON, SENIOR CONSULTANT

An expert in planning strategic communication programmes for corporate, B2B and consumer audiences, Charlotte is adept at using her connections with the media, online influencers and industry organisations to deliver award winning campaigns. With almost 20 years’ experience in PR, both in-house and within agency, she has a passion working for companies within the digital, technology and public sectors.

Lorena Duke, Senior Consultant

LORENA DUKE, SENIOR CONSULTANT

With more than 15 years B2B and B2C experience, gained from both client and agency perspectives, Lorena’s track record includes delivering campaigns for brands such as Jessops, McLaren F1, Samsung UK and Sanyo. Her excellent media relationships and ability to generate high quality editorial content ensure she maximises coverage for our clients in national, business and consumer publications.

SARAH FENECK, CONTENT CONSULTANT

A strategic marketing, communications and B2B PR messaging veteran, Sarah is adept at generating high impact content and commentary for a variety of stakeholder audiences. From thought leadership pieces to research-led reports rooted in insight, she’s expert at crafting business messages in a digestible way.