Meet The Brighter Team

PR & Marketing specialists at every level

Steve Dunne, Senior Partner, Strategy

Without doubt one of the travel sectors most strategic thinkers and quotable commentators!


Debbie Flynn, Managing Partner

Undisputedly one of the best connected PR practitioners in travel


Fiona Jeffery OBE - Senior Partner, Finn Partners Global Responsibility Tourism Practice

A wealth of travel & tourism expertise & contacts across the travel and tourism world


Trudi Pearce - Partner, Responsible Tourism& Marketing

A tenacious character and eco warrior driven to create positive change within the travel industry


Amy Skelding, Partner

Born into the world of travel journalism, PR for the tourism sector is in her DNA!


Sarah Long, Partner


Jane Richards, Associate Director (PR)

Reassuringly experienced in high profile coverage for travel and tourism clients


Darrin des Vignes - Vice President

Innovative and technologically mindful destination marketeer rooting for the underdogs in the tourism game!


Lauren Williams, Associate Vice President

A lover of all things travel, our hotel specialist.


Amelia Williams - Associate Vice President

A PR expert who specialises in destinations


Kylie Bawden - Associate Vice President

Her lifestyle contacts get great coverage for her clients - and she's a dab hand at getting media to attend events!


Elena Toselli, Account Manager

A PR expert who specialises in luxury and lifestyle


Caroline Parkin, Account Manager

Bright and bubbly, a passion for travel and a head for the industry gets results!


Emily Olsen - Account Manager

An account manager born to amaze in travel PR


Milena Tomaszewska, Office Manager

Ensuring Brighter is the brightest place to work


Nadia Falchi - Account Executive


Olivia Lewis - Account Manager


Melissa Donnelly - Associate Vice President


April Cernuschi - Senior Account Executive

A social media whizz with a passion for travel


Laura Jackson - Account Manager


What people say about us:

I’ve worked with Brighter for 20 years and have always been impressed by their ability to come up with quirky, modern and clever spins on their clients.

Sue Ward Davies, Travel Editor, ELLE Magazine (Freelance: Guardian)

Brighter Group's availability and accessibility is furthermore excellent and we have the impression that Brighter Group goes to great lengths to develop contacts and publicity for a good partner.

Karen Möller Sívertsen, Visit Iceland & Creative Industries

Brighter PR posses the winning combination of incomparable industry contacts, innovative ideas and the expertise necessary to birth their initiatives and meet Malta's PR objectives. Debbie and her team at Brighter are a joy to work with; they are responsive, enthusiastic, tenacious and the personal attention and commitment Debbie gives to all her clients is exceptional in the industry. Under Brighter's management, the Malta Tourist Board has seen its PR activities develop exponentially with demonstrable impact.

Natalie, Marketing & PR Manager at the Malta Tourist Board

PERFECT! Thank you! I wish you did the PR for all the destinations I cover.

Roshina Jowaheer. Deputy Travel Editor, AOL Travel website

“The Brighter Group has been trusted with the Jordan brand in the UK for many years. Their close relationship with the UK travel trade has increased the number of tour operators featuring Jordan and our training programme has very much increased both travel agents and tour operator reservations staff’s knowledge of the country.”

His Excellency Senator Akel E. Biltaji, advisor to the King of Jordan