Meet The Team
Frank Smith
Founder Director

Context founder Frank brings a wealth of experience from both in house and agency roles and remains a hands on MD working alongside the rest of the team. He has led a number of international clients in telecoms and consumer tech including established brands and fledgling start-ups. He enjoys the outdoors whether walking in the hills or cycling.

Jenni Livesley
Managing Director

Jenni has been with Context since 2010 after graduating from the University of Leicester with a degree in Psychology and Sociology. She has expertise in the healthcare IT, telecoms, and consumer technology sectors while also working with clients in diverse fields such as event management and recruitment. She is a keen horse-rider and chorister, having once sung for Her Majesty the Queen!

John Sullivan
Client Services Director

John has 15 years’ experience in delivering strategic communication programmes for businesses of all sizes, from brand development for high growth tech companies to working as chief speech writer for the President of Jaguar Land Rover China. He has expertise in crisis comms and in delivering fully integrated campaigns. He is currently studying for a diploma in corporate finance and, when he can, enjoys travel and music festivals.

Alex Pegler
Associate Director

Alex has a decade of communications consultancy experience. A graduate of the University of Cambridge and Royal Holloway, University of London, Alex specialises in delivering impact for clients in cleantech, and supports global blue chips in communicating effectively on the most pressing sustainability challenges of the day. In his spare time he wastes afternoons supporting Blackburn Rovers and collecting watches.

Patrick Giffney
Account Manager

Patrick has a wealth of experience in B2B and B2C PR, having worked with clients in IT, facilities management and hospitality. He is a skilled content writer and account handler, in addition to being trained in HubSpot. When he’s not working, he is often watching sports on TV or spending time on the golf course.

Ellie Smith
Account Manager

Ellie graduated in law and began her career in commercial buying with two prominent high street retailers Cath Kidston and Waterstones. Based in London, Ellie works across a range of cyber security, smart home and telecoms clients. In her spare time she can be found creating recipes for her own food Instagram channel.

Craig Coward

Craig joined the business in its very first year and is a recognised expert in technology PR with unmatched expertise in the cyber security sector. He remains a trusted adviser to the consultancy after stepping down from day to day work in 2021.

Paraic Delahunt
Senior Account Executive

Paraic joined from Chess ICT where he was working as a Sales Executive. He is a Politics graduate from the University of Manchester and has a passion for public affairs. He works across a range of cyber, electronics and software clients. In his spare time, Paraic loves hiking with his dog Madge, reading a good book and searching for new recipes to try.  

Tom Dean
Account Executive

Tom joined the agency in 2022 with both a technical background in IT support in the identity verification sector and a degree in English and History. He works across clients in cloud computing and cybersecurity and enjoys training in martial arts in his spare time.

Pat Mellalieu
Finance Manager

Pat is an experienced financial manager and looks after the books at Context. She also provides admin support to the team. She has held accounts positions for a number of agencies and major corporations including Tarmac.

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Context Are Hiring

We’re always on the lookout for talented PR practitioners to join our team. If you think you’ve got what it takes, send your CV and a link to your LinkedIn profile.