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About us

Turquoise is a business to business strategic communications agency specialising in the finance, technology and property sectors. With services spanning public relations, content and SEO, we provide integrated strategic campaigns to help businesses scale and grow or prepare for an exit. We have a wealth of experience working with investors and large businesses and can also provide strategic advice on corporate communications and help you to engage with stakeholders effectively.

 

Meet the team

Pauline Rawsterne

Pauline Rawsterne

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Pauline has 30 years’ experience working in the media, public relations and marketing.

She specialises in financial PR and other business to business areas including professional services, property and technology. A former journalist, she started her career as a reporter and sub-editor on regional newspapers including the Lancashire Evening Post and in publishing companies managing business and trade magazines.

She spent four years with a business consultancy which advised high-growth technology firms and ran international trade projects. She went on to work in PR and marketing consultancies including a large international agency before setting up Turquoise PR in 2007.

Pauline combines traditional journalism skills with an in-depth knowledge of SEO/digital marketing and broad experience in PR and marketing. She has particular experience working with banks, VCs, PE and other investors as well as tech start-ups they support. She has publicised many hundreds of mergers, acquisitions and investment deals and worked with leading accountancy, law and property businesses. Pauline speaks Spanish and enjoys travelling, fitness training, open air swimming and learning new things.

Samantha Kennerley

Samantha Kennerley

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Sam is an accomplished MarCom Director and CEO with a 25-year leadership career and a wealth of experience driving growth, brand building and transformation. She has worked across financial and professional services, FMCG, engineering, philanthropy, NFP, social impact and social housing in the UK and the APAC region.

She founded and ran Dabbs PR & Marketing for 13 years prior to moving to Australia in 2010. Clients included EY, Clearwater International plc, Montagu Private Equity, DWF, HSBC Private Equity and Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank. It was named a Top 20 Advisor on corporate transactions in Europe by MergerMarket and featured in PR Week’s Financial PR league tables.

In Australia she was Director of Marketing & External Relations for a prestigious business school, supporting significant international growth as its MBA programme reached #16 globally from #46. She was also CEO of a large philanthropic trust, CEO of a not-for-profit and Chair of a social housing provider.

Sam is a Fellow of the CIM, and Governance Institute of Australia and a qualified Company Director. She is a keen runner and enjoys calisthenics too.

Anna Yates

Anna Yates

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Anna is our trilingual account executive who supports the Turquoise team.

She grew up in the Ukraine and started her career as an interpreter before moving to the UK where she provided learning support to children and young people and worked in a range of admin roles.

At Turquoise, her responsibilities include compiling media lists, tracking press coverage and research for PR and SEO. Anna speaks fluent English, Russian and Ukrainian.

She combines her work with studying part-time for a law degree and has been a regular volunteer providing free advice to disadvantaged groups.

A mum of one, she is passionate about environmental issues and also a keen fitness enthusiast and qualified swimming instructor.