Kate set up her own public relations consultancy almost twenty years ago, initially as a sole trader and then incorporating as Wild Card in 2000 and Wild West in 2008. She started her career with six years in the consumer marketing division at Hill & Knowlton.
With a focus always on consumer brands, Kate’s experience encompasses consumer, corporate, B2B, issue consultancy and crisis management. Early clients included companies such as The National Dairy Council (now DairyCo), St Ivel, Kellogg’s, RHM Foods (brands including Bisto, McDougalls and Robertson’s), John West, Quorn, Tupperware and The Post Office. Several of Kate’s early clients; businesses such as Laurent-Perrier, KitchenAid, Donald Russell and John Cullen Lighting remained as part of the growing Wild Card portfolio for many years.
Kate works across the Wild Card and Wild West client base delivering strategic consultancy, with specific input on issue and crisis management as required.