Pavla Kopecna Ltd is a Strategic Communications and PR consultancy founded by Pavla Kopecna to focus on start ups and businesses in the UK and USA that dare to bring something new to the market and make a difference to our society. We work with a carefully curated collective of smart and highly respected media professionals to deliver peerless PR campaigns that meet each client's business goals, driving sales and growing the brand's reach and reputation.

We only work on projects we believe in and that we know journalists want to write about. We research each project meticulously, apply the highest level of expertise to create a custom made PR strategy, and don't rest until your message is heard loudly and understood clearly by your target audience.

Pavla has a BA in History from Cambridge, and an MA in Digital Media from Goldsmiths and over ten years industry experience. She cut her teeth at L'Oreal, launching some of the brand's first digital campaigns for Maybelline New York and Garnier, before moving to agency side, delivering digital and PR campaigns for Coca Cola, Metro, Channel 4, London 2012 Paralympic Games, Universal, the UN and the British Council.

 

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Pavla Kopecna

Pavla is a renowned publicist, responsible for all planning and execution of every project, from the smallest non-profit campaign to the largest retainer. She works closely with clients to develop bespoke and focused campaigns that deliver.

 

Lydia Ford

Lydia is a passionate and cretive publicist, with over ten years experience and strong contacts across consumer press. She has previously managed PR and Comms for LEGO, Moshi Monsters, Trunki, The Gro Company and Virgin.

Angela Coles

Angela is a distinguished media trainer with 20 years experience. Previously feature writer at the Sunday Times, she trains senior level staff at the BBC, Channel 4, Department of Health and the English National Opera.

Shelley Facius

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Shelley is a senior publicist with eighteen years experience on global campaigns for the likes of Motorola and Panasonic. Previously Director at Hill & Knowlton and Associate Partner at Bell Pottinger, she brings high level corporate expertise.

 

Ester Kubisz

Ester is a recent fashion design graduate from Ravensbourne,  whose debut collection was critically acclaimed at London Graduate Fashion Week. She assists the team across all campaigns, with a focus on fashion and startups.

Rob Sharp

Rob is a sought after writer and British Press Award nominee, former Art and Media Correspondent for The Observer, and Arts Correspondent for The Independent. He works with us on creating compelling copy that editors love to read.

Sam Hardy

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Sam is an expert communicator with twelve years PR and campaigning experience across the not-for-profit, tech and corporate sectors. He has managed marcomms for Chatham House, the Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative and Arachnys. 

 

Josh Neicho

Between 2004 and 2015, Josh was one of the longest-serving Letters Editors in the Evening Standard's history. These days, he is in demand as a PR advisor, campaigner and feature writer. He works with us on original research, copy and strategy.

Alice Brett

Alice is a former Editor at the Folio Society, who provides top-notch proofreading and editing for Faber & Faber and Penguin Random House. If you've read a riveting bestseller recently, chances are it has been proofread by Alice.

Sonja Todd

Sonja is a leading digital and marketing specialist with expertise in copywriting and social media. She was head of marketing at innovative jewellery brand Tatty Devine and now consults for the likes of Bloomsbury Festival and the Rio Cinema.

 

Ella Romanos

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Ella is an award winning games entrepreneur and works with us on large scale games industry projects. She has co-founded Remode Studios and Strike Gamelabs and is a board member at UK Interactive Entertainment.

Felicia Jackson

Felicia is a specialist author and consultant on cleantech, climate change, sustainable development and the interaction of business, society and the environment. She contributes to Raconteur, and works with us on energy projects.