Clare Pope

Head of Clients & Content

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A member of the Guild of Beer Writers, and a career PR professional (MCIPR), Clare cut her teeth on Mars Celebrations and Barbour wax jackets and wellies at consumer food and lifestyle PR agencies in London.

She brings around 20 years of PR consultancy experience working for FMCG brands in the food & drink and hospitality & leisure sectors, with a strong background in drinks brands, such as Monin, Asahi, Samuel Adams Boston Beer, and Britain’s Oldest Brewer, Shepherd Neame. Before joining the Sharp team in 2021, she was an independent PR consultant.

Married with two teenage daughters and a loveable labrasproodle, Beau, she is passionate about good food and drink. Often to be found with her head in a book, walking the dog, or in the dance studio tapping her troubles away.

Clare's Favourites

Favourite Drink

Champagne or a sparkling English wine of course!

Favourite Food

Anything Italian or French – chef’s kiss.

Favourite Place to Eat

So many… The Fordwich Arms, near Canterbury stands out.

What our clients say…

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“Sharp Relations has ensured we have had great press coverage; we’ve been featured in everything from The Times to glossy and weekly magazines, and they have helped us to engage key bloggers and influencers –it’s been phenomenal!

“We have got so many sales and contracts off the back of the press we have had as well as receiving global recognition as brand –we now have businesses from Asia, America and Canada all are interested in working with us.

“The results have been amazing, and we would absolutely recommend Sharp Relations!

Hannah Carter, Founder

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“Within the first few months working Sharp Relations, we saw an increase of 250% in our overall website sales. Last year, they generated over 100 pieces of positive digital coverage for the brand in the last quarter of the year, and this created an incredible 450% increase in sales, comparing that same Christmas period.

We’re really pleased with the results that have been achieved by Sharp Relations. They deliver measurable metrics and always hit their KPIs.

“We would recommend Sharp Relations to any food businesses looking to build their brand, improve their visibility or drive sales and footfall.

“The team is efficient, knowledgeable and always does exactly what they say they will do, we really enjoy working with them.”

Rosie Collins, Marketing Director

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