SERIOUS PLAYERS

HOW CAN SERIOUS HELP YOU? You can be an SME, Corporate or Public sector organisation seeking to connect with Joe Public (consumers), SMEs, Larger Businesses or Government. SERIOUS has the ideas, tools and experience to help you do that effectively. We’re experts at Profile Building, Thought Leadership, Brand launches and Reputation Management. Our skilled and highly experienced team comprises experts in Media Relations, Government Relations, Stakeholder Engagement, Digital Media and Marketing.

DAVID McCAVERY

David

Managing Director

One of the foremost PR and Communications practitioners in Northern Ireland, David is a former regional newspaper editor who, prior to entering the world of PR and concurrent with his time as a Lisburn based journalist, worked freelance for Belfast daily and Sunday newspapers as well as local broadcast media. He’s a hands-on owner-manager who has worked throughout the UK and Ireland for clients in both the private and public sectors. Outside work David is a keen musician and sports fan.

ANDY GREEN

Andy

Creativity Director

Andy Green is an international conference speaker, multiple author, brand storyteller and a global expert on PR creativity. Andy helps SERIOUS clients by inspiring creativity, innovation and flexible thinking skills in individuals, teams and communities – and advising on spreading memorable ideas through better brand story-telling, the creation of powerful memes and smart PR strategy.

DAWN HESKETH

Dawn

Associate Director

Dawn joined SERIOUS after five years working for a number of top agencies in England. She is a corporate communications specialist, and has worked with international organisations in the education and legal sectors, well-known names across the UK’s financial services, retail and hospitality sectors, as well as a host of owner-managed SMEs. She has a string of award-winning campaigns under her belt and is well versed in all aspects of integrated communications strategies.

LAURA MANNION

LAURA

Consultant

Laura joined SERIOUS from Drury|Porter Novelli in Dublin where she specialised in creating high impact and creative PR campaigns that delivered on objectives. She has substantial experience in consumer, food, travel and lifestyle PR and has worked with a number of high-profile clients in the Republic of Ireland.

LESLEY HOUSTON

Lesley

Media Relations

Lesley joined us from a career in print journalism including the Belfast Telegraph and News Letter where she worked across news, lifestyle and business. With a keen eye for a story she knows what it takes to get our clients exposure in the right places and just as importantly the right people to approach.

MAEVE McWILLIAMS

Olivia

Junior Consultant

Maeve holds a Masters in Communications, Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Ulster and since graduating completed an internship with a PR agency in Dublin. A keen musician, Maeve also possesses two all-Ireland medals for camogie.

KATHRYN STEVENSON

Kathryn

Junior Consultant

Kathryn returned to Northern Ireland from Brussels after working for a year in the European Parliament for a local MEP. She graduated from University of Glasgow with an MA in Political Science as well as undertaking roles such as TEDxUofG Press Officer, Political Editor of G-You Magazine and captaining one of University of Glasgow’s hockey teams. She has a keen interest in music, travelling and snapchatting.