Team

Caroline Blake

As co-founder of Bannister Blake, Caroline has experience in directing international campaigns across the hospitality industry including major hotel groups, tour operators, tourist boards, hotel representation companies and airlines. Caroline has excellent relationships with like-minded companies across the globe, many of which she has maintained from her position as Director at PRCo. Caroline has become a particular expert on Africa and India, and has a passion for travel that promotes cultural travel, conservation and education. Client experience includes; Abercrombie & Kent, Taj Hotels & Resorts, &Beyond, The Leading Hotels of the World, Design Hotels, Raffles, Red Savannah, La Mamounia, Fes Festival 2015.

Nicola Bannister

Nicola has worked in the luxury travel and lifestyle public relations industry since 1997 and co-founded Bannister Blake in 2008. Using her broad experience working with some of the best known hotel and hospitality brands around the world, Nicola conducts the London-based Bannister Blake Team with her business partner Caroline. Client experience includes; Jumeirah, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, The Mustique Company, Sun International, Powder Byrne, Kynren by Eleven Arches. Nicola has strong connections with The Arts and brings this into Bannister Blake’s client campaigns as a Trustee on the Board of the Friends of The Royal Academy of Arts.

Faye Bishop

Faye has over eighteen years of experience across digital marketing, ecommerce and retail. She has a multi-channel approach, working across online and offline channels to maximise customer acquisition and sales. She is an expert in developing digital strategies across SEO, PPC, affiliates, mobile and CRM with a customer focus. Faye’s experience covers many boutique brands, including launching the luxury homeware brand, kellyhoppen.com.

Rosie Stamp

Rosie is a specialist in travel and lifestyle communications. With seven years in the industry, Rosie has worked both in-house and agency-side, in the UK and overseas, and brings a strong international network of contacts to Bannister Blake. Client experience includes Cheli & Peacock Safaris, The Elewana Collection, British Polo Day, Jumeirah, Bonhams, Masterpiece London, Coutts London Jewellery Week, The Knightsbridge Estate, Nine Elms’ Embassy Gardens, Canary Wharf and Grosvenor’s Mayfair and Belgravia Estates.

Cosima Mockett

Cosima heads up Bannister Blake's latest project BB Boutique. BB Boutique provides an entry level platform for niche travel, lifestyle, fashion and wellness companies, as well as start-ups and young entrepreneurial businesses. Cosi’s particular interest lies in developing clients’ social and digital media campaigns, engaging with some of the most well-known luxury, travel, fitness and lifestyle influencers.

Izzie Clifton-Brown

Izzie brings experience in hospitality and marketing from both the wedding and travel industry; previously working for the family wedding business whilst at Durham University and more recently for the luxury tour operator, Scott Dunn. Izzie assists Cosi and the wider team on a day to day basis, with specific focus on managing clients’ social and digital campaigns.

Georgia Dingle

Georgia Dingle is the newest addition to Bannister Blake and aids Cosi and Faye in day-to public relations and digital marketing strategy across both travel and health brands. Georgia brings experience in hospitality after working for Compass Group and offers strong customer service skills and sales experience following her time at Saga Holidays after studying Theatre at the University of Chichester. Georgia has a passion for the arts and experiential travel.

Helen Lynch

Helen has worked in the accountancy and finance industry for over 10 years. Helen has day to day contact with all clients and also manages the London office to ensure efficient working practices create streamlined results.