Joanna has over 20 years’ agency experience. She set up Purplefish in 2010 and is happiest crafting creative strategies for clients or dealing with a crisis. Passionate about fostering young talent, she's a mentor, diversity trainer and school governor. Jo's living proof of: “If you want to get something done, ask a busy person.”
Georgia joined the team having completed her master’s degree in Translation and Professional Language Skills at the University of Bath. She has previously worked in the brand design, advertising and translation industries. Georgia is passionate about her exercise and keeping up her languages.
Amy has held variety of positions in the hospitality sector, including director of event management and front of house manager for a range of international hotels. Having perfected her skills in event organisation, customer service and crisis management, Amy joins the Purplefish team looking for a new challenge after maternity leave. You’re most likely to find her working up a sweat in a fitness class or planning her next adventure in the sun.
Lucas Haynes is a cinematographer and videographer; with a passion for creativity, taking his work away from the industry standard, adding originality and bringing a new wave of social content to professional and passionate companies.
Andy has a proven track record in successfully leading and growing businesses within the marketing and communications sectors in the UK, US, Europe and Asia. Andy joined our board in 2016. He regularly speaks on the topic of Leadership and has authored two books - 'Eat, Move, Listen' and 'Leadership Lessons from a Corporate Adventurer'. Andy lives in London and in his spare time enjoys knocking down houses and rebuilding them.
With a Master’s degree in Media and Public Relations from Newcastle University, James has several years’ agency experience. He moved to Bristol two years ago from his home town, Derby. James is passionate about creating engaging content and event execution, having previously facilitated PR activity at trade shows in Las Vegas and Amsterdam. In his spare time you can find James at the gym or the pub.
Gillian has 20 years experience in hospitality and has run a variety of events from weddings to in house promotions to artist liaison at events such as Glastonbury festival and studied fashion design for 2 years in Sydney at Australia Fashion Design College. Gillian's biggest passion is travelling the world, experiencing different cultures and meeting new people.
Tom is a videographer and motion graphics designer. He loves to think outside the box and modernise and innovate the industry he works in. He often combines animation and videography to create unique visuals for clients.
With a love for both travel and the written word, Alice’s previous experience includes a stint as a journalist at Bogotá-based Colombia Reports. From crafting copy to directing video shoots, she relishes the opportunity to get creative with her clients and is never short of an opinion. Alice has a First Class Honours Degree in Politics and Spanish from the University of Bristol and can usually be found exploring the city’s buzzing music scene.
Jack graduated from De Montfort University in Leicester with a First Class Honours Degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications. He worked in digital marketing at Triumph Motorcycles Ltd during his placement year. In his spare time, Jack enjoys playing and watching various different sports and eating his body weight in Burritos.
Miranda has extensive experience across all aspects of PR but as a former national newspaper journalist she is happiest when writing, whether for news, features, blogs or web content. When not crafting copy, she is usually found sailing, running or swinging from the rafters while performing aerial silks.
Tyreke is an aspiring entrepreneur that joined Purplefish through one of Babbasa’s work placement schemes. Specialising in events one of his greatest attributes is his determination to achieve the overall goal of the team. Tyreke’s hobbies include learning new tricks, playing the piano, exercising with friends, skateboarding and most importantly cracking jokes.