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.”
Daniel has over 20 years communications experience including working on the Skype PR team through to its ebay buyout for $3.2 billion, gaining a page profile for a CEO in Time magazine and providing social media consultancy to the Norwegian Embassy. He lives in Bristol and is an obsessive surfer.
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.
Miranda joined us after working as a national news journalist at papers including the Daily Telegraph, Sunday Times and The Sun. Years in busy newsrooms mean she’s a dab hand at bashing out great copy and sniffing out a story. Miranda is a keen sailor, aspiring circus performer and lover of the great outdoors.
Alice joined the team after graduating from the University of Bristol with a First Class Honours Degree in Politics and Spanish. She's previously worked as a journalist for Colombia Reports. Now firmly back on home soil, Alice loves running, gluten-free cooking and exploring Bristol’s buzzing music scene.
Jessica joined Purplefish after graduating from the University of the West of England with an English Literature and Journalism degree. Originally from Devon, she loves country walks and is on a lifelong mission to find the best burger in Bristol.
Maisie joined us whilst studying for her post-graduate degree in Marketing and Communications at UWE and has proved to be an invaluable member of the team with a natural flair for media pitching. She also writes her own music and has performed in various venues around Bristol with her favourite being The Gallimaufry on Gloucester Road.
Alex has got us all sorted out. She's super organised, a tiny bit bossy and fantastic to have in our team. She keeps our office running smoothly and we couldn't do without her - particularly as her husband makes such a mean pavlova. Don't go up against Alex in a sweepstake. You are sure to lose.
Leander's a senior communications professional with long experience of working in creative agencies. She has a deep interest in renewable energy, holding directorships at two companies. She's also ran as a Labour Party candidate and written two books. When not looking after her two boys she likes to relax with yoga.
Olivia is a digital marketing expert with a passion for social media. She has a wealth of experience working with influencers, including getting a brand featured on Kylie Jenner’s 75-million-follower Instagram account. Olivia loves working with innovative, independent businesses and always knows the next best places in Bristol to eat and drink.