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With more than 20 years of experience in the B2B technology PR and marketing space, Rich has worked with some of the world’s largest tech companies and most interesting challenger brands. After cutting his teeth in mobile, where he claims to have influenced Iraq’s choice of communications technology, Rich has also worked extensively across the enterprise tech and fintech industries. He’s a Fellow of the PRCA and loves judging PR and marketing awards.
Paul is COO and co-owner of CCgroup. He has worked at CCgroup since 2004 and has spent most of his time representing B2B technology companies in the mobile and telecoms space.
He has worked for global brands, scale ups and start-ups across the telecoms ecosystem. Paul is responsible for the daily operation of CCgroup, working closely with his fellow Board members to drive efficiency, productivity and client satisfaction.
Outside of work, Paul spends most of his free time with his young family, trying to stay fit and justifying the ongoing failure of his favourite football and rugby teams.
Aisling is CCgroup’s Chief Financial Officer. She has worked in the media industry over 15 years, previously having supported numerous agencies within Publicis Groupe. She originally trained as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte in Dublin. Aisling has a wealth of commercial, financial, strategic and operational experience and is passionate about helping businesses grow and achieve their ambitions.
Outside of work, Aisling is kept busy by her two young daughters who make her smile every day.
Daniel has more than 15 years’ experience in B2B technology PR and heads up CCgroup’s fintech division. He is responsible for the strategic direction of client marketing communications programmes and ensuring that they meet business objectives.
Daniel’s passion is commercially-driven marketing communications that make a tangible impact on awareness, sales and overall company value. Daniel has worked with a range of fintech organisations ranging from nimble start-ups to major industry brands including ClearBank, Flywire, Revolut and Visa.
Daniel has an unhealthy obsession with the impact of the blockchain on financial services, topped only by his relentless pursuit of the most sour confectionery in the world.
Katie has more than seventeen years experience in B2B tech PR, with a mix of in-house and agency experience. Since starting her career in the IBM press office, she’s worked for a number of companies across the tech sector, from large multinationals to start-ups. She’s led UK, EMEA and global communications programmes for the likes of Cisco, Fujitsu, Unisys, VMWare, Applix, Remedy, Onyx and Arbor Networks. Katie joined CCgroup in December 2017 and brings a passion for helping her clients deliver effective messages to the right audiences, in a compelling way. Outside of work, Katie likes hiking up mountains, binge watching TV series and discovering new craft gins.
Dan is a marketing strategist with over 20 years experience working for some of the world’s biggest, most complex organisations.
He’s a true integrated marketing specialist, with deep expertise in digital marketing, brand strategy, content marketing and qualitative research. His passion is B2B technology, where he has spent most of the last 10 years working client and agency-side creating and driving growth for hyperscalers and start-ups alike.
Outside of work, Dan is a cricket coach, music nerd and, occasionally, indulges himself with some truly mediocre creative writing.
Tim is a successful entrepreneur with over thirty years’ experience in the media and business services sector. He has a wide variety of international interests which include both public and private companies.
Tim is currently Chair of Glenfern, Bluestones, CCgroup and Opus amongst others. He established Citywire as a founding shareholder, co-founded Luther Pendragon and has chaired an extensive number of successful companies. Media sector case histories include FCBI, Instinctif, Lucid, MSQ Partners, OTP Media, PEI Media, and Smithfield.
Prior to this, Tim was the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive of Ludgate Group, the international public and investor relations consultancy. He established operations in London, Brussels, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and New York and developed a joint venture in India. He was also responsible for the successful introduction of two leading private equity companies to the business: Cinven and Granville.
Tim later initiated and implemented the sale of Ludgate to Interpublic and was subsequently appointed Deputy Chairman of Interpublic’s global public relations interests which included Weber Shandwick. Following this he became a Senior Advisor to Lexicon Partners, later Evercore Partners, and Chair of Alantra UK.
Outside of work, Tim enjoys spending time with his family and keeping fit.
Duncan started working life in the Nuclear Physics Labs at Oxford University, working on projects including CERN, and the ATSR space instruments. In 1998, he entered the world of B2B technology PR, where he has been ever since. Duncan has a natural passion for science and technology and has put this to good use, leading PR and communications work for leading technology innovators such as ARM, BT, IBM, HP, Nortel and InterDigital, covering everything from intellectual property in semiconductors and telecoms, to networks, imaging and storage.
Outside work, Duncan is an enthusiastic “home chef”, foodie and music collector. He volunteers for the Big Community Takeaway charity, amongst others.
Anaïs has worked in B2B mobile and telecoms since 2015 and has specialized in mobile & telecoms for much of this time. As CCgroup’s Head of Mobile & Telecoms, Anaïs runs several accounts within the portfolio, including: BT/EE, Wind River, TEOCO, ng-voice, Neos Networks and Lynk. Anaïs leads on campaign strategy, account planning, and client management. Anaïs also supports content creation and media relations, having built strong contacts with core trade and business journalists over the years. In 2021, Anaïs was named on PR Week’s 30 Under 30 list, and awarded PR Week’s ‘Young Game Changer of the Year’ Award.
Florie is Head of Cybersecurity at CCgroup and brings more than a decade of PR and Marketing experience, predominantly in enterprise technology and security. A native of France, she studied PR, Marketing and Events both in Paris and London and has since then worked with all size of businesses within the B2B technology sector, for which she has developed and managed media relations and content marketing campaigns and led EMEA hubs.
Florie spends her days at CCgroup providing structure to any project she is working on, pitching stories, creating marketing content or media relations strategies while expanding the agency’s portfolio and managing a team. As the Deputy Head of Enterprise Technology, she is also the strategic lead and international coordination manager for all the stream’s clients.
She is also a keen runner and has for objective to complete all Abbott World Marathon Majors in the next couple of years.
Alexandra has 10 years’ experience in corporate communications, media and public relations both spent in-house and at agencies. She is passionate about storytelling and developing effective marketing communications campaigns that produce tangible results on brand awareness, sales and wider company value. Alexandra’s experience spans across Payments, Retail Banking, Crypto, Blockchain/DLT, Wealth Tech, Insurtech and B2B Web3.
Over the last 20 years, hundreds of technology and solution providers have worked with Duncan Chapple to develop insight and advocacy from industry analysts. After working as an analyst and consultant at Ovum, Europe’s largest analyst firm, he held senior analyst relations roles in Omnicom, Deloitte, Octopus Group and Kea Company. He has co-authored two books on analyst relations.
In his spare time, Duncan is an active alumnus of the University of California at Los Angeles, King’s College London and London Business School. He is co-director of the Analyst Observatory at the University of Edinburgh Business School, which researches how analyst endorsements create competitive advantage.
Andrea, Director of U.S. Operations at CCgroup, is a seasoned technology and consumer public relations professional with more than 20 years of experience. Throughout her career, Andrea has managed a variety of clients ranging from emerging technology startups to Fortune 500 companies.
Andrea lives in Portland, Oregon and spends her days at CCgroup managing the U.S. network of public relations specialists to ensure all needs are met on this side of the pond.
Outside of work, Andrea’s life revolves around her husband and daughter and enjoying the Pacific Northwest.
Chris is a content marketing director who brought deep expertise in telecoms to CCgroup when he joined as Deputy Head of Analyst Relations mid-way through 2021.
Since 2012, he’s worked in research-driven roles that aim to better understand the needs of opinion leaders and engage them through a full spectrum of in-person interactions and digital content.
Prior to CCgroup, he was Head of Content at Total Telecom. Chris has a deep interest in how long-term economic and social trends are formed and changed. He has developed thought-leadership based campaigns for a wide range of clients, including Ericsson, IBM, Intel, Verizon, Vodafone, Salesforce, Capita, InterDigital, Nokia, and ZTE. Chris graduated with honours from the London School of Economics, and holds an MA with distinction from King’s College London.
Chloe has been working in B2B technology PR since 2011, with experience in telecoms, mediatech and enterprise tech. During her career she has worked with a variety of players across these industries—from companies focused on WiFi management, through to content delivery networks, unified communications, virtual reality and augmented reality, 5G and IoT.
Chloe has a particular interest in emerging and innovative technology that can make a real impact on the world and change how we live, work or play. She has developed and delivered successful PR campaigns for companies to drive brand awareness, generate sales leads and meet each individual business’ key objectives.
To bring some balance, Chloe is also a lover of trash TV, red wine and all kinds of dessert.
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