AJ has worked in the food, drinks and hospitality industry since 1998, managing several restaurants and launching a bar. In 2006, she combined her passion for the industry with a career in Public Relations.
Within just four years, AJ was directing accounts at a leading London PR agency and implementing PR strategies for a range of well-known food & drinks accounts including Gaucho Restaurants, Marstons' Beer Company, Duvel Moortgat, Discovery Foods and Tilda Rice.
But it was a passion for the independent establishments and the artisan food and drinks producers, which made her take the leap in 2010 and set up Sharp Relations, offering quality affordable PR. AJ is passionate about fine food and is an experimental cook!
Having worked in the marketing and PR industry since 2004, Sarah knows the importance of a good PR campaign and media relations. She has managed accounts for an array of household names and specialist food & drink clients, quickly identifying each brands individual need to ensure coverage in a crowded market place. Sarah loves baking and when she isn’t at work, she is often found in the kitchen covered in flour.
Having worked in several of London's biggest agencies with the likes of Mars, Diageo and AB InBev, Peter is an experienced food and drink PR practitioner. He is based in Bilbao, which means he gets to regularly sample Spain's gastronomic delights. Lucky him. Ole!
Charlotte is our resident techie! She graduated in 2006 with a Business Management and Information Technology degree and followed this up with a PGCE in Information and Communication Technology. When Charlotte is not managing the coverage and keeping things running smoothly at Sharp Relations, she also runs her own technology company.
Gavin is a Media Communications graduate with PR agency, in-house and marketing communications experience. With strong writing skills, Gavin is no stranger to writing news and features for magazines and newspapers. Gavin works with Peter on our trade client accounts. Gavin is a big fan of Italian food and adores espresso, decent red wine and good single malt whisky.
Lisa has worked in food and drink marketing since her very first role as a sales rep for the launch of Fosters Ice in 1994. She has managed the UK marketing for well known alcohol brands Courvoisier cognac, Campari and Taboo and now works with local artisan food and drink producers and retailers. Described as a 'brand builder and connector', Lisa manages our clients' social media needs as well as running her own marketing consultancy.
Evening pastimes include browsing Pinterest with a glass of NZ Sauvignon Blanc in hand.
Martin, our bookkeeper, conducts his work with an air of military precision. He is an appreciator of fine food, fine wine and whisky.