We have specific skills and expertise in working within the built environment and with communities. We are acknowledged leaders in the stakeholder, community relations and planning advocacy industry.

Comm Comm UK is powered by its people and its principles. Everything we do is to ensure ongoing development of our team. Our unique culture and tailored professional programmes ensure that individuals grow and take pride in what we do.  


Jessica Stewart, Managing Director

Jessica has over 20 years’ experience in the stakeholder and community relations and planning advocacy industry. This has combined both consultancy, in-house and public sector roles, including media relations at Government quango SEEDA and establishing the public affairs division at a specialist property PR consultancy. Comm Comm UK is an expert in delivering consultation projects, with particular expertise in developing strategy and delivering tailored consultations. Jessica combines an extensive knowledge of planning law and policy with a talent for and real enjoyment of working with communities on the ground.

Jessica has extensive experience of leading projects across London, including within Hounslow, and the South East for clients including Notting Hill Housing, Durkan, Berkeley Homes, Crest Nicholson and National Grid.

Catherine Street, Account Director  

Catherine joined Comm Comm UK shortly after it was established and over the past five years has become a key team member and now manages the account team. Catherine has a Geography Degree from Swansea University. She is a member of the Young Urbanist network at The Academy of Urbanism and a Fellow at the RSA. 

Catherine has a detailed knowledge of the planning process, with experience of supporting and reviewing planning applications for both large and small-scale schemes. Projects include residential, retail, office, hotel and mixed-use developments. In addition to planning and stakeholder relations expertise, Catherine also demonstrates an excellent knowledge of social media marketing and analysis.

 

 

Vivien Moseley, Account Manager

Vivien joined Comm Comm UK three years ago with experience in public relations and public engagement. She has a keen interest in community involvement and working with stakeholders to build relationships.

Vivien is an experienced Account Manager with particularly strong skills in data analysis and copywriting. A recent career highlight is her hands-on involvement with the now consented redevelopment of City of London Primary Academy Islington (COLPAI) on the site of the former Richard Cloudesley School, which includes a new primary school as well as 66 new homes for social rent. The scheme was targeted by a large local opposition and campaign. However, after a successful and thorough consultation, the scheme was granted planning permission by the City of London and London Borough of Islington in March 2018.

Vivien has a BSc (Hons) in Geography from the University of Exeter, where she took a particular interest in urban development.

 

Lottie Colquhoun, Senior Account Executive

Lottie joined Comm Comm UK two years ago and has built up a portfolio of experience on a variety of projects. Particular highlights include seeing 54 & 55-57 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, being granted planning permission for a new boutique hotel over seven floors with retail accommodation at ground and lower ground levels. Lottie also supported the consultation programme for the enhancement of 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, which will provide improved public realm, retail units on the ground floor and a two and a half-storey modern roof extension. The scheme was granted planning permission at the end of 2017.

Lottie has an MSc in Marketing and Management alongside a BA (Hons) in Politics with a minor in Criminology. With her extensive understanding of marketing, Lottie demonstrates an excellent knowledge of social media marketing and analysis as well as communications strategies.

Lottie is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). Outside of work, Lottie is a keen hockey player and represents Wapping Hockey Club.

 

Sam Holgate, Associate

Sam Holgate, founder of Filigree Communications, is a corporate communications consultant with a specialist focus on corporate clients in property, infrastructure and transport, working in partnership with Comm Comm UK. 

Sam's expertise lie in corporate communications, stakeholder engagement, public affairs and media relations. Her broad corporate affairs experience means she has a rounded approach to communication challenges, giving consideration to all aspects, including brand reputation, digital, social, employee engagement and crisis communication.

As Head of Communications at Gatwick Airport, she led its rebrand positioning it as London's airport of choice. Within the property sector, her experience includes ASDA, Sainsbury's, Westfield, Travelodge, B&Q, University of the Arts London, Barratt Homes and Crest Nicholson.

www.filigreecommunications.com

 

  Vanessa Moon, Associate    Vanessa is owner of Voom Media, a public relations and copywriting agency working with organisations on strategic communications, media relations and content development. With a background in regional news and business journalism, national trade press and public and private sector stakeholder communications for 20 years, Vanessa has an eye for a story and experience in developing messages with a focus on meeting clients' end goals. 

Vanessa Moon, Associate

Vanessa is owner of Voom Media, a public relations and copywriting agency working with organisations on strategic communications, media relations and content development. With a background in regional news and business journalism, national trade press and public and private sector stakeholder communications for 20 years, Vanessa has an eye for a story and experience in developing messages with a focus on meeting clients' end goals. 

Louise Hyams, Associate

Louise has been a local councillor for over 20 years and has vast experience of all aspects of local government.

She has a thorough understanding of stakeholders and residents and the vital importance of communication through the planning process.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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  Ben has recently joined Comm Comm UK as an Intern and Research Assistant after completing his MA in Communications, Media Planning and Public Relations at Swansea University. Ben also has an undergraduate degree in Advertising and Branding, which gave him a comprehensive understanding of marketing and social media strategies while also giving him extensive knowledge of brand management.  Ben comes to us from a background in conference production where he conducted research with experts and stakeholders to create prescient programmes of material for a range of industries. Ben also takes an active role in political campaigning having participated in the local elections in Wales in May 2017 and went on to working as part of an MP's campaign team for the 2017 general election. 

Ben Davies, Account Executive

Ben has recently joined Comm Comm UK as an Intern and Research Assistant after completing his MA in Communications, Media Planning and Public Relations at Swansea University. Ben also has an undergraduate degree in Advertising and Branding, which gave him a comprehensive understanding of marketing and social media strategies while also giving him extensive knowledge of brand management.

Ben comes to us from a background in conference production where he conducted research with experts and stakeholders to create prescient programmes of material for a range of industries. Ben also takes an active role in political campaigning having participated in the local elections in Wales in May 2017 and went on to working as part of an MP's campaign team for the 2017 general election.