…There is nothing she can’t fix
With an ability to get straight to heart of the matter and see through the chaos, Sarah is Flagship’s ‘Chief Engineer’. She has a wealth of experience in corporate PR, marketing, offshore banking and shipping. As well as handling her own clients, she also manages all aspects of Flagship’s administration. She is the guardian of Flagship’s vision and values – our untiring and constant source of wise counsel.
Sarah’s client experience includes QVC, Electrocomponents and Sumitomo Chemical.
- Education: Language Tuition Centre
- Hobbies: Gardening, cooking, baking
- Favourite books: The Times Saturday Magazine, P G Wodehouse
- Favourite film: A tie between Some Like it Hot and High Society
- Favourite TV: Gareth Malone on anything!
- Proudest moment: Tracking graduates throughout their PR career at Flagship and beyond and seeing how successful they have become, a reflection on Flagship’s graduate training
- Favourite media coup: after months of persuading a reluctant client that she should talk to the media, and securing a Marketing Week feature, the client has now realised she can do it!
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Likes don’t save lives… or do they?
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Why we should support paywalls
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The beauty of Twitter
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Brand spanking novelty: shining through a hectic crowd
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