Our Team of Storytellers
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A powerful combination of experienced communications professionals who have worked with some of the most inspiring brands in the world, creative thinkers, strategic analysts and travel PR experts. Backed by an energetic, switched-on team of savvy communicators and story tellers. This potent combination produces a story telling team that delivers PR campaigns to change behaviour.

Rachel O’Connor

Founder & CEO

Rachel worked in one of the world’s largest agencies before taking her skills and expertise and creating Siren. Rachel gained much of her management experience with global agencies and set up her own agency to combine the management practices of the global agencies with the passion, knowledge, dedication and personal service of a bespoke communications agency.

Sarah Rathbone

Managing Director

As managing director, Sarah leads the agency’s teams and drives the business in its day to day delivery. She has strong relationships with media, and is frequently asked for advice and expertise on their stories and ideas. Sarah joined Siren in 2002 and has played an integral part in the agency’s growth and establishing its reputation for delivering high quality award winning work in the travel and leisure industry.

Simon Rayner-Langmead

Creative Director

Simon founded Essence Communications in 2003. Essence steadily grew over the years, becoming a well-respected and successful lifestyle agency with clients from destination, hotel, restaurant and bar sectors. In 2017 Essence merged with Siren Communications to create a new, larger team offering exceptional client service.

Katie Wright

Senior Account Director

Across broadcast, social media, trade, consumer, print, online – you name it she can place it there.

Emma Wayman

Senior Account Director

Making sure your story is taken to where your audience hang out, Emma has over 12 years of PR agency experience across a range of sectors including travel, hospitality, food, drink and retail.

Stacey Stockwell

Head of Social and Content

Stacey leads the agency’s content team – creating, curating and getting it heard.

Dimitra Papoutsakis

Account Manager – Lifestyle

Dimitra’s multi-cultural background and experience in the food, drink and entertainment sector means she is always in the know about global, national and London focused trends and news. Getting her clients at the forefront of that news is the goal.

Andrew McKay

Account Executive

Andrew has bags of enthusiasm and a bank full of creative ideas. He brings fresh thinking to the agency with key focus on content.

Rachel Gaston

Senior Account Executive

Rachel loves getting out and about in London and sharing the latest client news from Siren to print and online media.

Walker Drummond

Account Executive

Walker’s knowledge of the fashion industry and experience in the luxury, food and drink sectors means he is always at the forefront of international trends and events. Getting his clients seen and heard in all the right places is his style.

Lisa Wong

Currently on maternity leave.

Lisa keeps us financially on track,
issues the contracts, chases the payment and hands out the treat money.

Munazza Ali

Business Manager

Naz is our front line operator, she keeps us in order and in the right place at the right time. It’s Naz you’ll speak to when you call too, so why not say ‘hi’?