Our Team | Richmond & Towers

HR & Administration Manager


Andrea Garvey

Multi-skilled – is there anything Andrea can't do? Whether it's finding new talent to join our team, solving IT related issues or creating beautiful designs, she's got it covered.

New Business Development Director


Anouska Leon

Secret agent - the eyes and ears of the agency who has the skill to hunt out brands that make a perfect match with us. If you get caught on her line, you’re going to get reeled in – you have been warned!

Receptionist and Admin Assistant


Beth Sprules

The first friendly face you’ll come across when you visit us, but that’s not all, Beth is multi-skilled. She’s a keen jewellery designer, an expert pizza eater and is even a qualified beauty and massage therapist. Worth noting should you chose not to take the lift.

Senior Account Executive


Chloe Mannino-Jeatt

Joining us from the tech and broadcast world, Chloe took the leap of faith into the wonderful world of food and drink. Well, it’s not good for the soul to ignore your dreams (stomach), is it?

Senior Account Manager


Cristina Muñoz

Senorita Cristina – our very own Spanish ambassador and in-house charmer, she can charm the Coke out of the Cuba Libre. And when she’s not in the UK, she’s causing a stir in Havana.

Account Manager


Dale Maycock

With over three years’ worth of experience working for a national news agency, Dale knows how to hit the headlines. When he’s not scaling the heights of rock climbing walls, his sights are firmly set on achieving top class coverage for his clients. Powered by peppermint tea, his PR experience is an expert blend with plenty of character.

Junior Account Manager


Dani Cooper

From Waitrose shelf-stacker to PR pro, Dani's been in the food and drink game for almost 10 years. Moving to agency life after a stint in-house, she's seen the PR game from all angles! She's fearless on the phone, got the contacts and is ready to rake in the coverage.

Head of Social


Dylan Patel

Pizza eater. Hashtag curator. Dog lover. Dylan has all the key skills required for the job. He also brings his expertise of the constantly changing world of social media to the table, from strategy to content, advertising to influencers, and everything in between…so there’s that too.

Account Assistant


Ellie Taylor

Psychology graduate and media queen, not much gets past Ellie. She’s a food fanatic and has set herself on a mission to sample and critique every veggie food chain that London has to offer – watch this space.

Account Manager


Emily Findlay

‘Health & Wellness’ is Emily’s middle name. She's travelled all the way from New Zealand to work with us on the UK’s health revolution - twice!

Senior Account Manager


Fiona McLaughlin

Swooping into R&T from Dubai, Fiona knows everything there is to know about health, fitness and wellness. She's pretty clued up on camels, too. Always ahead of the next wellness trend, Fiona’s an expert in predicting the next big thing for you.

Senior Account Manager


Georgia Andrewes

Georgia’s creative drive means she’s constantly on the hunt for the next trend, especially when it comes to fashion and food. An expert at brunching and an amateur at pottery, on the weekend you’ll find her trying to master both.

Account Director


Georgie Bruer

With a sharp eye for detail and a super strategic mind, Georgie is dab hand at spinning multiple plates at any one time. Also known as the resident concierge to friends, she’s knows everything there is to know about London’s culture scene. I’m sure she’ll give you a recommendation or two!

Account Manager


Grace Oliver

Our ‘Go to Girl’. No job is too big or too small, and she always goes above and beyond her clients’ expectations with the biggest smile. You need first class media relations? A status report? A social crisis response? You need it now? Consider it done.

Senior Account Executive


Hannah Pemberton

Hannah, hailing from Australia, is our resident ray of sunshine. With a background in fashion PR, she knows who's on Vogue and who's far from it. This little Tasmanian devil certainly does not wear Prada, thank you very much, that's so last season.

Senior Account Director


Jackie Bates

The brains of the operation – Oxford University graduate, built environment pro and PR mastermind, there's no fluff here, just pure intelligence and results orientated strategies.

Associate Director


James Brown

James joined as an intern following a degree in PR. He does things by the book and has systematically climbed the ladder to become one of the drinks industry’s youngest elite - he’s a real keeper.

Director


Katie Watson

Strategic planner, perfectionist and sustainability advocate Katie keeps us focused on working your budgets hard for unbeatable business results.

Senior Account Director


Lauren Gimbel

Ideas and insight, Lauren is in the know 24/7. She is always one step ahead, sharing the latest news and digital trends – it’s like having our own in-house insight app!

Deputy MD


Matt de Leon

If it’s reputation management you’re after then Matt is the best in the game – a cool head during a client crisis, while his experience in generating strategic, creative campaigns is second to none.

Associate Director


Nicole Kennedy

A trend seeker and strategy planner, Nicole takes a bird’s eye view of the ever changing landscape to make sure we are always ahead of the curve.

Managing Director


Nikki Thomson

PR thoroughbred, leading the food and digital departments while managing the business. Health and fitness guru and the brains behind steering Alpro’s communications from niche to mainstream.

Financial Controller


Olga Ashdown

Our financial hustler and bustler. Well someone's got to do it, haven't they?

Account Director


Pippa Chester

Originally from the Falkland Islands, Pippa has flown across the world to join our foodie heaven. She doesn’t just know the industry inside out, she can cook up a storm, too – even reaching the final auditions for Come Dine With Me!

Junior Account Executive


Rebecca Hunt

International Media and Communications graduate, multilinguistic and sustainability influencer, Rebecca is on a mission to save the planet with her passion and skills. She’s able to put a smile onto anyone’s face – especially her clients once they’ve seen her in action!

CEO


Rob Metcalfe

Ex journo Rob took over Richmond & Towers as part of an MBO in 2006 having vowed, Victor Kiam-style (Google it, youngsters), to buy the business when he worked here in the 1990s. Rob’s outspoken views can frequently be read in food and drink industry bible The Grocer, while The Guardian has described him as being the “evil genius who got us all hooked on avocados”.

Senior Account Manager


Rob Waldon

Food-lover Rob is forever hungry for results. His experience reads like a supermarket sweep shopping list - there's chocolate, milk, red meat, tea, berries, oh an don't forget the walnuts and apples! With Rob: crises are cleaned up on aisle 1, fresh content is in the basket and coverage is delivered on time.

Junior Account Executive


Sally Haywood

A Business Management and Marketing graduate with bags of passion for sustainability, Sally is on a mission to save the planet. Don’t let her catch you with any single use plastic.

Food & Drink Director


Simon Mowbray

Award-winning ex-newspaper and trade magazine journo, Simon knows all the media tricks and you haven’t lived until he has put you through our media training hot house. A great man to have on your side in a crisis.

Senior Account Manager


Sjaan Askwith

Health and fitness obsessed Sjaan doesn't just follow the wellness lifestyle, she could write books on it. Originally from New Zealand, Sjaan can hook you up with wellness influencers from London to Wellington – she's a partnership pro!

Junior Account Executive


Sophie Menzies

With a keen interest in fashion and current affairs, Sophie is fearless and feisty from the inside out. Excellent on the phone and ready to take on any challenge, she’s a force to be reckoned with!

Top Dog


Ziggy

Our resident bit of fluff, Ziggy always has his nose to the ground. Whether he's sniffing out the next trend, hard-hitting news angle or a rogue squirrel on Exmouth Market - no matter what the ruff dilemma is, he’ll always be on hand to give a wag of approval.



Andrea Garvey

HR & Administration Manager


View Bio

Multi-skilled – is there anything Andrea can't do? Whether it's finding new talent to join our team, solving IT related issues or creating beautiful designs, she's got it covered.


Anouska Leon

New Business Development Director


View Bio

Secret agent - the eyes and ears of the agency who has the skill to hunt out brands that make a perfect match with us. If you get caught on her line, you’re going to get reeled in – you have been warned!


Beth Sprules

Receptionist and Admin Assistant


View Bio

The first friendly face you’ll come across when you visit us, but that’s not all, Beth is multi-skilled. She’s a keen jewellery designer, an expert pizza eater and is even a qualified beauty and massage therapist. Worth noting should you chose not to take the lift.


Chloe Mannino-Jeatt

Senior Account Executive


View Bio

Joining us from the tech and broadcast world, Chloe took the leap of faith into the wonderful world of food and drink. Well, it’s not good for the soul to ignore your dreams (stomach), is it?


Cristina Muñoz

Senior Account Manager


View Bio

Senorita Cristina – our very own Spanish ambassador and in-house charmer, she can charm the Coke out of the Cuba Libre. And when she’s not in the UK, she’s causing a stir in Havana.


Dale Maycock

Account Manager


View Bio

With over three years’ worth of experience working for a national news agency, Dale knows how to hit the headlines. When he’s not scaling the heights of rock climbing walls, his sights are firmly set on achieving top class coverage for his clients. Powered by peppermint tea, his PR experience is an expert blend with plenty of character.


Dani Cooper

Junior Account Manager


View Bio

From Waitrose shelf-stacker to PR pro, Dani's been in the food and drink game for almost 10 years. Moving to agency life after a stint in-house, she's seen the PR game from all angles! She's fearless on the phone, got the contacts and is ready to rake in the coverage.


Dylan Patel

Head of Social


View Bio

Pizza eater. Hashtag curator. Dog lover. Dylan has all the key skills required for the job. He also brings his expertise of the constantly changing world of social media to the table, from strategy to content, advertising to influencers, and everything in between…so there’s that too.


Ellie Taylor

Account Assistant


View Bio

Psychology graduate and media queen, not much gets past Ellie. She’s a food fanatic and has set herself on a mission to sample and critique every veggie food chain that London has to offer – watch this space.


Emily Findlay

Account Manager


View Bio

‘Health & Wellness’ is Emily’s middle name. She's travelled all the way from New Zealand to work with us on the UK’s health revolution - twice!


Fiona McLaughlin

Senior Account Manager


View Bio

Swooping into R&T from Dubai, Fiona knows everything there is to know about health, fitness and wellness. She's pretty clued up on camels, too. Always ahead of the next wellness trend, Fiona’s an expert in predicting the next big thing for you.


Georgia Andrewes

Senior Account Manager


View Bio

Georgia’s creative drive means she’s constantly on the hunt for the next trend, especially when it comes to fashion and food. An expert at brunching and an amateur at pottery, on the weekend you’ll find her trying to master both.


Georgie Bruer

Account Director


View Bio

With a sharp eye for detail and a super strategic mind, Georgie is dab hand at spinning multiple plates at any one time. Also known as the resident concierge to friends, she’s knows everything there is to know about London’s culture scene. I’m sure she’ll give you a recommendation or two!


Grace Oliver

Account Manager


View Bio

Our ‘Go to Girl’. No job is too big or too small, and she always goes above and beyond her clients’ expectations with the biggest smile. You need first class media relations? A status report? A social crisis response? You need it now? Consider it done.


Hannah Pemberton

Senior Account Executive


View Bio

Hannah, hailing from Australia, is our resident ray of sunshine. With a background in fashion PR, she knows who's on Vogue and who's far from it. This little Tasmanian devil certainly does not wear Prada, thank you very much, that's so last season.


Jackie Bates

Senior Account Director


View Bio

The brains of the operation – Oxford University graduate, built environment pro and PR mastermind, there's no fluff here, just pure intelligence and results orientated strategies.


James Brown

Associate Director


View Bio

James joined as an intern following a degree in PR. He does things by the book and has systematically climbed the ladder to become one of the drinks industry’s youngest elite - he’s a real keeper.


Katie Watson

Director


View Bio

Strategic planner, perfectionist and sustainability advocate Katie keeps us focused on working your budgets hard for unbeatable business results.


Lauren Gimbel

Senior Account Director


View Bio

Ideas and insight, Lauren is in the know 24/7. She is always one step ahead, sharing the latest news and digital trends – it’s like having our own in-house insight app!


Matt de Leon

Deputy MD


View Bio

If it’s reputation management you’re after then Matt is the best in the game – a cool head during a client crisis, while his experience in generating strategic, creative campaigns is second to none.


Nicole Kennedy

Associate Director


View Bio

A trend seeker and strategy planner, Nicole takes a bird’s eye view of the ever changing landscape to make sure we are always ahead of the curve.


Nikki Thomson

Managing Director


View Bio

PR thoroughbred, leading the food and digital departments while managing the business. Health and fitness guru and the brains behind steering Alpro’s communications from niche to mainstream.


Olga Ashdown

Financial Controller


View Bio

Our financial hustler and bustler. Well someone's got to do it, haven't they?


Pippa Chester

Account Director


View Bio

Originally from the Falkland Islands, Pippa has flown across the world to join our foodie heaven. She doesn’t just know the industry inside out, she can cook up a storm, too – even reaching the final auditions for Come Dine With Me!


Rebecca Hunt

Junior Account Executive


View Bio

International Media and Communications graduate, multilinguistic and sustainability influencer, Rebecca is on a mission to save the planet with her passion and skills. She’s able to put a smile onto anyone’s face – especially her clients once they’ve seen her in action!


Rob Metcalfe

CEO


View Bio

Ex journo Rob took over Richmond & Towers as part of an MBO in 2006 having vowed, Victor Kiam-style (Google it, youngsters), to buy the business when he worked here in the 1990s. Rob’s outspoken views can frequently be read in food and drink industry bible The Grocer, while The Guardian has described him as being the “evil genius who got us all hooked on avocados”.


Rob Waldon

Senior Account Manager


View Bio

Food-lover Rob is forever hungry for results. His experience reads like a supermarket sweep shopping list - there's chocolate, milk, red meat, tea, berries, oh an don't forget the walnuts and apples! With Rob: crises are cleaned up on aisle 1, fresh content is in the basket and coverage is delivered on time.


Sally Haywood

Junior Account Executive


View Bio

A Business Management and Marketing graduate with bags of passion for sustainability, Sally is on a mission to save the planet. Don’t let her catch you with any single use plastic.


Simon Mowbray

Food & Drink Director


View Bio

Award-winning ex-newspaper and trade magazine journo, Simon knows all the media tricks and you haven’t lived until he has put you through our media training hot house. A great man to have on your side in a crisis.


Sjaan Askwith

Senior Account Manager


View Bio

Health and fitness obsessed Sjaan doesn't just follow the wellness lifestyle, she could write books on it. Originally from New Zealand, Sjaan can hook you up with wellness influencers from London to Wellington – she's a partnership pro!


Sophie Menzies

Junior Account Executive


View Bio

With a keen interest in fashion and current affairs, Sophie is fearless and feisty from the inside out. Excellent on the phone and ready to take on any challenge, she’s a force to be reckoned with!


Ziggy

Top Dog


View Bio

Our resident bit of fluff, Ziggy always has his nose to the ground. Whether he's sniffing out the next trend, hard-hitting news angle or a rogue squirrel on Exmouth Market - no matter what the ruff dilemma is, he’ll always be on hand to give a wag of approval.