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Lis Lewis-Jones. Chief executive officer

Lis 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 country's top 100 PR practitioners. She served as chairman of the PRCA PR Council 2011/2012 and is a trustee of the CIPR Benevolent Fund. Lis advises on crisis management at board level and provides consultancy across a range of sectors, including education, retail and travel and tourism.

Email: lis@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3763
Skype: lislewis-jones_liquid


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Jason MacKenzie. Managing director

Jason is an integrated PR and marketing communications professional. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). Jason is a board director, council member and committee chairman of the CIPR. He is passionate about positioning and branding as tools to build businesses and profitability. Jason is a visiting lecturer at Birmingham City University, a Chartered Marketer, a Freeman of the City of London Guild of Public Relations Practitioners and a Fellow of the British-American Project.

Email: jason@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3762
Skype: jasonmackenzie_liquid


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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
Skype: glensmith_liquid


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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
Skype: katrinabray_liquid


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 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
Skype: lisadownes_liquid


Leah Dunford. 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
Skype: leahdunford_liquid


Jon Perks. Account manager

Jon 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.

Prior to joining Liquid, Jon worked as PR and communications manager for Cure Leukaemia.

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


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
Skype: kimbougourd_liquid


Sarah Duguid. Account manager

Sarah is an experienced integrated communications specialist with extensive experience in client and local government roles as well as sales and business development. For the last 12 years, she worked for the City of Edinburgh Council, delivering a number of successful campaigns, from internal communications to event management. Her last campaign to recruit foster carers, resulted in a 55% increase in new carers and was recognised with national and local awards. Since moving back to Guernsey in 2014, Sarah continued to work in the voluntary sector as Duke of Edinburgh Manager and at the Guernsey Community Foundation. 

Email: sarah@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 1481 728841
Skype: sarahduguid_liquid


Ben Brigden. Senior account executive

Ben developed a grounding in public relations in London and Jersey, producing work for a range of high profile corporate, consumer and not-for-profit clients. He is a hard working and passionate communicator, with a particular interest in and flair for creative writing. Ben graduated with a degree in History at the University of Southampton and prides himself on a friendly and honest approach to professional life.

Email: benb@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 1534 488899
Skype: benbrigden_liquid


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Laura Turner. Account executive

Laura joined Liquid in April 2014 and has developed a wide range of experiences across the lifestyle, business and education sectors. Laura’s main roles include media relations, research, creative copywriting, monitoring client coverage and event management. She continues to build relationships with online, specialist, regional and national media as well as identifying industry trends to help generate creative story ideas.

Email: laura@weareliquid.com
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3766
Skype: lauraturner_liquid


Leila Taleb. 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 blog writer with experience of writing a wide range of content.

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


Ben Carrett. Office manager

A highly organised PR professional, Ben joined Liquid from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations where he held key roles within the events department and secretariat. As assistant to the CIPR Executive Board, he attended PR conferences in London and Buenos Aires and has in depth knowledge of industry issues and policies. Ben manages Liquid's offices, processes and procedures.

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


Adrian Wheeler. Non-executive director

Adrian Wheeler 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
Skype: adrianprague


Richard McComb. Consultant

Richard McComb is the West Midlands' most respected food writer. A former assistant editor of the Birmingham Post, Richard is a copywriting and content management specialist and winner of the Guild of Food Writers' Michael Smith Award for Work on British Food in 2012. He has strong relationships with influential figures in the restaurant industry, food education sector and business community and is trusted for his editorial judgment and creativity.

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


Keith Johnston. Consultant

Keith Johnston is a communications specialist in the wealth sector and has been intimately involved in campaigns over the taxation of UK non-doms and defending the reputation of the wealth sector internationally. He worked as director of communications at the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) for ten years, where has was editor of the STEP Journal and editor-in-chief of STEP's publications.

Email: keith@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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Isa Lavahun. Social media consultant

Isa is a digital specialist with over 11 years experience in digital comms, branding and strategy. She has worked across the retail, fashion, beauty, FMCG and entertainment sectors, consulting for some of the UK’s biggest and well-known brands. Isa also has international experience having worked a number of years in the US for a tech start-up business, and having studied to postgraduate level in France. Her areas of expertise include social media, content, insight and research and SEO, with an equally strong background in online PR and influencer engagement.  

Email: isa@weareliquid
Call: +44 (0) 121 285 3760