Our Associates

We take pride in working with truly special people and are delighted to present some of our associates who are available to support your business when you need them.

You can take comfort in knowing that a group of hands-on professionals, each with a friendly and can-do attitude, are ready for you for those times when you need to scale-up, plug a gap or cover a special project.

Jo Callington

Over the past 14 years, Jo has become a trusted expert in communications, specifically employee and change communications. Jo has held a variety of roles within the construction and energy sectors and is particularly experienced in building strategies to reach geographically dispersed employee’s.

She is passionate about workplace culture, particularly around the creation of strong change strategies including measurement, campaigns and a programme of employee engagement events. Having the right strategy in place to compliment an overall business strategy can support the retention of employee’s, improve productivity, attract external talent and improve health and safety metrics.

Jo holds a strong personal value around ‘doing the right thing’ and is an advocate for all employees from all levels receiving open and honest communications and engagement, which ultimately leads to a trusted, healthy and safe workplace culture.

She has a wealth of experience in event management, from senior leadership events to one to one breakfast meetings. Creating dynamic, unique events, as well as learning environments.

When organising events or meetings that require presenters, Jo is qualified by the London Academy of Music, Dance and Acting (LAMDA) in performance. She can coach nervous presenters or give pointers to the well-seasoned presenter, as well as add a creative flare to slide packs to create impact.

Geraldine Mapp

Geraldine is an experienced BBC media trained external and internal communicator and is also an interim team leader to help manage teams during times of change to keep them focused, engaged and performing.

She can relieve pain around how you effectively communicate the difficult stuff internally: sensitive OD transformation programmes, labour relations problems and IT/Finance/HR deployment projects. She is also experienced in crisis management, integrated campaign development and delivery, financial reporting, Chairman, CEO, Board and Executive level engagement programmes and employs disciplined communication planning where business outcomes are well defined, to direct focused communication intervention and advice.

Paul Shepley

Paul is an experienced senior communications manager with a proven track record and broad experience drawn from many businesses including Lloyds Banking Group, Barclays, National Grid, Vodafone and Co-operative Food.

He is well respected for his depth of knowledge and experience in a wide range of industry sectors including financial services, energy, retail and telecommunications.

Paul is a highly effective communicator with the ability to influence senior stakeholders to share the communications strategy for complex situations, achieving results from a range of employees in many locations.

He has comprehensive experience in establishing communications strategies for complex projects. Developing and delivering employee engagement programmes for major change projects including IT transformation programmes, business integration and organisational change.

Paul has extensive experience in establishing message and channel plans to deliver business and operational communications effectively to different audiences.

He is a hands-on practitioner able to plan and deliver effective communications with over 20 years as a professional communications manager.

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