Virginia has run Comma since it was set up in 2007 as part of Comma Consulting. Previously Virginia was an independent communications consultant with Unilever and Network Rail. Her early career was in sponsorship, PR and marketing until she specialised in internal communications with Thorn (owner of former high street retailer, Radio Rentals) and then with GSK’s manufacturing division before moving to Marks & Spencer as the company’s first head of internal communication.
Providing advice and holiday cover, Philippa has a long career in writing and strategic communications with clients from Barclays to Tesco, including a period working in South-East Asia. Philippa has undertaken several interim positions through Comma Partners including communications for large change programmes at Coca-Cola and British Gas. She has written a number of business books, including co-authoring Beyond Business with Lord Browne, former CEO, BP.
Making things happen for Comma is Maxie Knowles who has extensive experience in client liaison, bookkeeping as well as office and event management, and creative projects.
Providing marketing and editorial support throughout the year, Alison brings a wealth of experience to the team having spent 25 years in the professional services recruitment market. Alison now works freelance providing copywriting, PR and general marketing communications support to growing businesses.