Meet the team
Lisa has worked in public relations, sales and marketing since graduating with a BSc from Bristol University in 1999. She started her career with leading international PR agency, Grayling where she worked on a range of high profile and award winning campaigns. In 2003, Lisa took on a marketing role within the food retail and catering sectors before setting out on her own as a freelance PR consultant.
Lisa established Fresh in 2005. She is passionate about the business and shares this enthusiasm with clients and the team alike. With Fresh, Lisa strives to nurture a new model for how PR companies operate; creating what is hopefully an enjoyable and fulfilling way of working for the team and which delivers exceptional results for clients.
Outside of work, Lisa enjoys taking her family on camping adventures in Europe and spending time in or near the sea.
From increasing the number of visitors to Somerset to promoting sales of Cornish pasties, everything Abby does is carried out with talent, passion and enthusiasm.
She started working in public relations in 2002, when she joined leading PR agency, Grayling. During her time at the company she gained extensive experience in developing and implementing award-winning consumer campaigns for a vast range of clients. In 2007 she made the decision to leave the consultancy to work on a freelance basis and subsequently joined the Fresh network.
She has particular expertise in the travel, leisure and food and drink sectors, creating consumer and trade facing campaigns for the likes of Somerset Tourism, Cornwall Council, Cornwall Development Company, Proper Cornish Food Company, English Heritage, Air New Zealand and the Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative.
More recently Abby has focussed on stakeholder relations and community engagement programmes for a number of development schemes in Bristol and Cornwall, including The Wave and Higher Newham Farm.
Having lived in Venice for a year, Abby is a huge fan of all things Italian. When not at home enjoying life in Cornwall, she can be found brushing up her Italian on family holidays to Emilia Romagna.
Lisa has worked in PR for over 10 years at leading PR agencies in London, delivering award winning campaigns for B2B and corporate clients. Her extensive experience spans the specialist sectors of technology, automotive, recruitment, health and education for both national and multi-national organisations.
She cut her teeth in PR at London based Portfolio Communications, winning PRCA and IPR awards in her first year with a campaign featuring 3D technology and a 3,000 year old Egyptian Mummy at the British Museum. Focused on delivering B2B programmes, she became account lead in areas as diverse as classroom technology to wealth management software.
Lisa moved on in 2008 to multi-award winning agency, Nelson Bostock Group, where she headed up the agency’s biggest client, Canon Europe Corporate for over three years. In this London based role she led strategic direction, campaign planning and account handling, PR measurement, UK/EMEA hub agency network management, sponsorship activation programmes (EURO 2008, Fashion Weeks, WWF) and corporate relations and crisis and issues management.
After taking a second ‘gap year’, Lisa moved to Bristol with integrated marketing agency, EMO, working on the Department of Health ‘Stoptober’ stop smoking campaign and local network PR for Jaguar and Toyota.
Lisa joined Fresh in early 2013 and runs the Sky account.
With many years experience in the PR industry, Katy has a strong track record in devising and implementing effective communication campaigns, and delivering excellent results.
A Bristol University graduate, Katy began her career at international PR agency, Grayling, co-ordinating a range of consumer and business-to-business campaigns for organisations such as the Organic Milk Suppliers Co-operative, Investors in People UK and the MITIE Group.
In 2004, Katy joined JBP Public Relations and was soon directing high-profile campaigns, including an award-winning campaign to help Children’s Hospice South West raise £15m for a new hospice near Bristol. Here Katy also gained a wealth of experience working for public sector clients, such as LSC Apprenticeships, and the IoD.
Katy joined the Fresh team in 2010. Her clients include Ignition Credit plc, Bristol Uniforms and Cornwall Mobility.
Outside work, Katy enjoys running and singing (but not at the same time!). She belongs to a nine-strong ‘a cappella’ harmony group, regularly performing at events in and around Bristol.
Becky has worked in the PR industry for more than ten years and for a number of leading PR agencies, including Grayling, JBP and Copper (previously 3G Communications). In this time she has gained a vast amount of skills and experience across a wide range of industries and sectors with clients including National Grid, Bristol International Airport, GE Healthcare, STMicroelectronics and the Institute of Directors.
Becky is experienced in creating and managing tailored communications and consultation programmes and has excellent media contacts in the South West and Wales, as well as further afield. Becky’s specialisms include public consultation, community relations and issues management.
Outside of work Becky enjoys cooking, walking and spending time with her family in Woolacombe, North Devon.
Nathalie has worked in communications for over 15 years. Throughout her career she has worked in full service PR agencies, in-house in the voluntary sector for the Zoological Society of London (owner and operator of London Zoo and Whipsnade), and in the public sector for the Food Standards Agency – an independent government department.
She has worked in a variety of sectors including food and nutrition, animal health and welfare, science, technology, and travel and tourism.
Nathalie is an experienced crisis management specialist who has worked on numerous high profile crisis management projects, including the 2013 horsemeat issue. She has planned high profile media events and briefed senior cabinet ministers for news interviews.
Nathalie managed the communications element of a cross-government project to engage UK consumers in a neutral dialogue on GM and worked as part of the team managing media activity for the Papal visit in 2010.
Nathalie joined Fresh in 2016. Her clients have included Sky, The Fawcett Society, The Women’s Budget Group and St Aubyn Estates.
Outside of work Nathalie enjoys yoga, live music and looking after her many animals!
With a BEng in Engineering and a background in IT sales and marketing, Matthew joined Lisa in setting up Fresh in 2006. Matt manages much of the administration and finance side of the business.
Matt is a keen sportsman and outdoor adventurer and can often be found in the surf, on a bike or running along Cornwall’s coast path.