Vanessa has over twenty years global communications experience in B2C and B2B arenas and has worked for some trail-blazing organisations before establishing Footprint Communications in 2005. With a background in publishing, she has held senior communications roles at Wella, part of the Procter & Gamble group of companies, as well as the Virgin Cosmetics Company. Prior to this, her work at The Body Shop involved the production of the first ever all-encompassing Ethical Audit report which helped to change the face of sustainable business practice in the UK. These ethics remain a part of Footprint Communications’ values today.
Creative Account Director
Yiannaki has worked for consumer, B2B, financial and public sector clients both in the UK and across Europe.
Yiannaki takes a creative and strategic approach to client communications, with a passion for copywriting and ideas generation. In 2008, he won the CIPR’s award for ‘Outstanding Young Communicator’ for Footprint.
In his spare time, Yiannaki likes to tango and learn about evolutionary theories and eco-systems.
Fran has over five years media relations and stakeholder engagement experience, working across a range of sectors from food to property. Over the years Fran has worked for some fantastic brands on both trade and consumer campaigns, including Tetley, Wadworth, Aldi and McCarthy & Stone. Creative and enthusiastic with a passion for writing, Fran is well placed to apply skills and experience to any client’s campaign.
A keen foodie, Fran can often be found at the farmers market sourcing and sampling local produce, or eating out around Winchester.
Nicky is a CSR professional with 15 years’ experience in managing and directing corporate social responsibility in global companies.
As Head of Corporate Responsibility for The Body Shop International, Nicky was involved in pioneering work around supply chain development, sustainable sourcing, CSR reporting and social campaigning.
As a senior consultant, Nicky has advised a range of clients including BSkyB, T-Mobile, Debenhams, Hamleys, House of Fraser, Lloyds Bank, Coutts Bank, AXA, Fat Face, EcoSecurities, Nestlé, Birse Civils, Nokia Europe, Vodafone, The Baugur Group, BT Global, KPMG and Monsoon.
Alex has wide-ranging marketing experience in both the business and consumer environments with a focus on marketing communications. Over the last ten years she has worked for large and small organisations across the South and for some great brands, including Mercedes-Benz, Embraer Executive Jets, LoveFilm, Capita Learning & Development, Lombok and Tailor Made Travel.