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Elisabeth Lewis-Jones. Chief executive officer

Lis founded Liquid in a room above her mother's garage. She helped shape Britain's communications landscape through her involvement in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, of which she was national president in 2008 and is often recognised as one of the UK's top 100 PR practitioners. She served as chairman of the PRCA PR Council 2011/2012 and is on the board of the PRCA. She is a trustee of the CIPR Benevolent Fund, a trustee of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and a Governor of Bloxham School. Lis has been a reviewer of regional communications for the Cabinet Office and today is a mentor for the Government Communications Service. Lis advises on crisis management at board level and provides consultancy across a range of sectors, including education and food.

Email: lis@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3760


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Glen Smith. Creative director

Glen is a highly experienced designer, having worked with major national and international brands in the finance, legal, retail and leisure sectors. He is a passionate advocate of the belief that good creative work generates a return on investment. His portfolio ranges from illustration to digital and is informed and inspired by core craft skills gained over 25 years.

Email: glen@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 1534 488899


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Katrina Bray. PR director, Guernsey

Katrina was managing director of the public relations division of a pan-Channel Islands agency prior to joining Liquid. She is a former broadcast journalist and news editor of Guernsey's daily newspaper, the Guernsey Press. Katrina is a media relations and copywriting specialist, with broad client experience including business advisory, construction, legal, private banking, telecommunications, travel and wealth management.

Email: katrina@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 1481 728841


Lisa Downes. PR director, Jersey

Lisa was recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations as Britain's Outstanding Young Communicator at the national CIPR Excellence Awards in 2012. She is a highly qualified PR practitioner, combining a robust knowledge base with extensive practical experience. She was named Young Communicator of the year at the Wessex & Channel Islands PRide Awards in 2011. Lisa delivers high standards of service, through her conviction that established clients should be treated with the same enthusiasm and dedication as new clients.

Email: lisa@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 1534 488899


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Ben Carrett. Finance director

As finance director and company secretary, Ben is responsible for the financial management and profitability of the company, and works across three tax jurisdictions. Prior to this Ben was office manager and oversaw the finance, processes and procedures. Before joining Liquid, he was executive assistant to the director general and board at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Ben is an avid photographer and member of the Royal Photographic Society.

Email: ben@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3761


Jon Perks. Account director

Jon looks after many of Liquid’s key UK accounts and heads the food and drink division, Liquid Lunch. He entered public relations after an extensive career in journalism at Trinity Mirror. Specialising in magazines and special publications, he worked with a broad range of clients including KPMG, Aston Villa FC and UB40, and prides himself on attention to detail and great creative idea generation.

Email: jon@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3764


David Colcombe. Chef

David is a member of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and the British Culinary Federation, as well as an Honorary Fellow and visiting professor at University College Birmingham. Having previously cooked for G8 leaders, he joined the Liquid team after running a successful 2 AA restaurant for 10 years, which he grew to include a café bistro and a bar. The British Culinary Federation awarded the prestigious Louis Copolla Award to David in May 2015, for ‘the greatest contribution to the profession’. 

Email: chef@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3760


Leah Le Ruez. Senior account manager

Leah is a highly talented and qualified PR consultant with extensive experience in providing public relations consultancy for professional services firms, from wealth managers and private banks to the legal sector. A consummate professional, Leah is a skilled multi-tasker, known for completing projects with efficiency and precision. Often commended by clients for her solutions-focused approach, Leah is a highly regarded member of the team.

Email: leah@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 1534 488899


Kim Bougourd. Account manager

Kim joined Liquid after a long career in journalism. She has worked in broadcast media as both a radio and TV reporter. She was also deputy news editor at the Guernsey Press, the island's daily newspaper. For the last 10 years, Kim has been a freelance court reporter for the paper, providing daily coverage of Magistrate's Court cases. She also produced a weekly fashion page for the Guernsey Press's Saturday supplement, The Week. She specialises in media relations and copywriting and employs a strong attention to detail.

Email: kim@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 1481 728841


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William Green. Account manager

William brings with him journalistic experience at a regional and national level having been news editor at MSN UK News, six years as a lobby journalist in UK Parliament and political and transport correspondent at the Yorkshire Post. He joined Liquid from the 7dayshop group of companies where he launched and oversaw marketing activities with a specific focus on digital and social media content.

William, who has a postgraduate diploma in newspaper journalism and a BA Honours in politics with international relations, has a real interest in politics.

Email: william@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 1481 728841


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Ben Tucker. Senior account executive

Ben joined Liquid after graduating with a First in PR with Marketing from Leeds Beckett University. Along with a range of short-term placements, Ben completed a 13 month internship working in the food, drink and lifestyle industry where he completed his WSET Level 2 Award. He is an adaptable, hard working and confident communicator and enjoys the client variety of working in an agency.

Email: ben.tucker@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3768


Leila Taleb. Senior account executive

Leila is a dedicated and hard-working PR professional with a good eye for detail and a proactive and conscientious attitude to her work. She holds a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Birmingham and is also fully fluent in French. She is a successful blogger with experience of writing a wide range of content.

Email: leila@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3767


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Aimee Wood. Account executive

Aimee has considerable experience working on a wide range of digital and consumer PR accounts. She graduated with an MSc in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs from Robert Gordon University, and is a strong communicator and keen learner. 
 

Email: aimee@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3760


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Faith Whitehouse. Account executive

Faith is a History of Art graduate from the University of Birmingham. She has completed internships at Lichfield Festival as marketing officer and in PR, marketing and events at John Lewis, Birmingham. She is outgoing, enthusiastic and enjoys the creativity and challenges that come with working for an agency.

Email: faith@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3760


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Kelci Scanlon. Account executive

Kelci joined Liquid in February 2017, having worked at ITV Channel News for four years at the heart of Channel Islands media. She holds a degree in English and American Literature and Drama. She is currently working towards her PRCA certificate. She enjoys working with a wide variety of clients, is confident, hard-working and a fast learner.

Email: kelci@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 1534 488899


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James Underwood. Creative designer

James has over 10 years experience, working on local and national design projects. He is passionate about typography, brand development, illustration and digital. Prior to joining Liquid, James was a designer at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. He believes that the key to great design lies in balancing form with functionality. Outside of work, James is a keen musician.

Email: james@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 1534 488899

 


Adrian Wheeler. Non-executive director

Adrian is the former CEO of GCI UK and chairman of GCI Europe. He has served as chairman of the Public Relations Consultants Association and as chairman of the Professional Practices Committee of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. In 2010 he received the Sir Stephen Tallents Medal for services to the public relations industry. He is the author of ‘Purchasing Public Relations’ for the PRCA and editor of ‘Best Business Ideas’. His specialities are media relations, crisis communications, advertising, media training and the management of public relations programmes across multiple markets.

Email: adrian@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0)7785 363515


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Sian Porter MSc(Econ) BSc(Hons) RD MBDA. Consultant dietician

Sian is a Registered Dietician with a BSc (Hons) in Nutrition and MSc in Health Economics. She has worked in the field of clinical nutrition and health promotion in both acute and public health medicine and in the pharmaceutical and food industry. 

Sian has published and presented nutrition research and contributed to a wide range of publications including The Daily Mail, Which? and Men’s Health. She has broadcast on a wide range of food and health issues; her TV and radio experience includes ITN, Channel 4 and Five News, GMTV, BBC Breakfast, Radio 4, Country File and The One Show.
Sian is a member and spokesperson for the British Dietetic Association.

Email: sian@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3760

 


Dan Large. Public affairs consultant

Dan is an experienced campaign strategist with a track record of delivering successful campaigns in challenging and pressurised environments. An accomplished political PR practitioner, he has worked across industry, pressure groups, Westminster and Whitehall, advising MPs and ministers in government and opposition. Dan is a fellow of the CIPR and a member of the PRCA. He is currently undertaking postgraduate research into the trust relationships between legislators, the public affairs industry and public support.

Email: dan@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3760


Sally Beswick. Market research consultant

Sally is a highly experienced market research consultant with over 25 years experience generating insights for a wide range of companies including Boots, Cadbury and Millward Brown (WPP), and a number of government organisations including the NHS . She believes in anchoring marketing programmes in consumer insight, to provides competitive advantage. She has a first class honours degree in Statistics, is a full member of the Market Research Society, and is an experienced focus group moderator.

Email: sally@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3760


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Richard McComb. Food consultant

Richard is a respected food, restaurant and travel writer. A career journalist, Richard, a former assistant editor of the Birmingham Post, is a content management and copyrighting specialist. He has strong relationships with influential figures in the hospitality industry, food education sector and business community and is trusted for his editorial judgment and creativity.
A former winner of the Guild of Food Writers' Michael Smith Award for Work on British Food, Richard writes for national publications and has appeared as a restaurant expert on the BBC.

Email: richard@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3760