Our Team

Meet our team

We are an experienced team of former journalists, in-house marketers and agency professionals.

Read on to meet our team of PR, social media and marketing experts, learn more about R&Co Communications, or find out more about careers at R&Co.

Peter Robinson, managing director

Peter Robinson

Managing Director

Peter is an experienced managing director with a demonstrated history of working in public relations and communications across many industries.

Tom Payne - Account Director

Tom Payne

Account Director

Tom is an experienced journalist who spent over a decade in newsrooms before moving over to the world of PR.

Ian Gallagher - Account Director

Ian Gallagher

Account Director

Ian worked in newsrooms across the Midlands and in local government communications before joining our team.

Bernie Pegg, account director

Bernie Pegg

Account Director

Bernie was a regional newspaper journalist for five-and-a-half years before moving into PR.

Komal Khedkar, social media account director at R&Co

Komal Khedkar

Social Media Account Director

Komal has more than eight years of experience in social media marketing and over 10 years in video production.

Sarah Ross, account director

Sarah Ross

Account Director

Sarah has worked in PR for over 10 years, delivering campaigns for a wide range of clients.

Chris Box, account manager at R&Co

Chris Box

Account Manager

Chris started his career as a journalist on a local newspaper before moving into PR.

Sam Smith, account director

Sam Smith

Account Director

Sam’s career in PR spans almost a decade and includes various agency-side roles, working with a range of B2C and B2B brands.

Robert Beasley

Robert Beasley

Communications Consultant

Robert kicked off his 40-year career at his hometown newspaper, the Nuneaton Evening Tribune, and progressed to become chief sports correspondent at The Sun.

R&Co social media manager, Joe Tabb

Joe Tabb

Social Media Manager

Joe’s career in social media spans over five years and includes agency-side roles and internal roles, working with a range of B2C and B2B brands, including a wide variety of budget sizes.

Kirstie Robinson - Social Media Account Director

Kirstie Robinson

Social Media Account Director

Kirstie is a social media and creative digital campaigns expert. She has worked with national and international consumer brands across healthcare, travel, property and FMCG.

Jack Stocking, SEO account director

Jack Stocking

SEO Account Director

Jack is an SEO expert with nearly seven years of experience. Jack provides a strategy to deliver SEO performance increases whilst adhering to Google guidelines and algorithm changes.