I have worked in marketing communications for 18 years and am a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the Professional Copywriters’ Network.

I have been the author of successful industry-award bids and delivered presentations for a variety of conferences and talks.



Association of Town & City Management Excellence Awards
Best Digital High Street Scheme – LeedsBoost/LeedsBID (2018)
Highly Commended – July 2018 

National Planning Awards

Best Use of Arts, Culture or Sport in Placemaking – LeedsBID/East Street Arts (2018)
Winner –  June 2018 

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Awards

Innovation in Not-For-Profit / Public Sector Category – Bradford College (2018)
Finalists – April 2018 

PRWeek ‘Decade of Achievement’
Best Internal Communications Digital / Social Campaign of the Decade Award (2014) Winner

Queen’s Anniversary Prizes Submission
Leeds City College entry (2013)

CIPR Inside Awards

‘Best Intranet’ category of Internal Communications Awards (2013)

UK Events Awards
‘Best Educational Event’ and ‘Best In-House Event’ joint submission bid (2012)

Heist Awards
Best Integrated Campaign & Team Award submissions (2012)
Silver Award
‘Best Integrated Campaign’ and ‘Marketing Team’ awards (2009)
Double Gold Awards

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Awards
‘Public Sector – Education’ category (2012)


I have delivered presentations at the following:

  • Bradford College Staff Development Day (2018)
    Copywriting for Marketing Training
  • Association of Colleges Digital Marketing & Engagement Conference, London (2012)
    Innovative staff blog launch
  • Association of Colleges Annual Communications Conference, London (2010)
    Best practice launch of a brand at a merged institution
  • BBC Radio Leeds (2009)
    Leeds College Merger Exhibition interview panel