Doug Bentall

Doug Bentall
Director

 

Formerly at international business to business and technology specialist, Mulberry Marketing Communications, Doug Bentall has more than 20 years’ public relations experience.  He has particular expertise in the technology, recycling, paper, plastics, laundry, cleaning & hygiene and building & construction industries.

At Iona Doug’s specialisms include media relations, content creation, websites, online communications, email marketing, social media and outsourced editorial writing.

Doug is also a freelance motoring writer.

 

Anna Dunbar

Anna Dunbar
Director

 

Prior to setting up Iona Communications, Anna was communications manager for the Onyx Environmental Group, now part of Veolia. There she was successful in gaining positive media coverage of the company’s successful developments in the field of waste management and recycling, and worked closely with the company’s local authority clients, advising on the most effective ways to communicate messages to the public.

Previously working in the press offices of both IPC Media and the Newspaper Society, Anna has a sound understanding of the needs and motivations of the whole spectrum of UK media and has been successful in securing substantial quality coverage for the companies she has worked with.

While directing Iona Communications, Anna has developed additional expertise in highly effective communications in both the recycling and exhibitions & events sectors.

Anna also works as PR officer for children’s counselling charity Fegans

Lucy Cottrell
Event Marketing

 

Iona Communications is possibly unique in being able to offer an integrated event marketing function run by Lucy that operates seamlessly with our event PR team.

Lucy has over 20 years’ experience in Event and Exhibition Marketing, working for publishers and event organisers including Crain Communications, Emap and Nexus Media. She has produced and executed successful marketing campaigns for B2B events within the plastics, recycling, building services, technology, communications and defence markets.

 

 

 

Andi Curry

Andi Curry
North America

 

Our PR specialist for North America, Andi implements PR programs for Iona clients targeting the United States and Canada.

Ex-journalist Andi is an expert writer and skilled PR practitioner with excellent media contacts across diverse B2B media sectors in the region. She’s led successful media campaigns for Fortune 500 clients, also developing an annual contest that generates an average of 200 local and national media placements each year.  While she enjoys consumer campaigns, her heart is in the B2B space, working with clients across foodservice, healthcare, hospitality, building services and construction markets.