Inês Metelo Heron

Gabes Staff

Inês delivers the agency’s busy calendar of events to a high standard, taking responsibility for logistics and planning, and maintaining the confidence of MCE’s clients including The Irish News, Musgrave NI, Saffron Business Forum and Belfast Chamber of Trade & Commerce. Born and raised in sunny Portugal, Inês studied Media Studies at the University of Lisbon and spent a semester abroad …

Louise De’Ath

Gabes Staff

Louise was previously Head of Finance for a Multi-Family Office in London, which provided advice on investments, strategy and succession planning to high net worth families. Prior to that Louise managed finance teams for a number of entities within the Lloyds Banking Group after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant within the financial services division of Deloitte. Louise holds a Bachelor …

Kate Livingston

Gabes Staff

Kate is responsible for delivering a busy calendar of events to a high standard, from logistics and planning, to maintaining the confidence of clients. Kate has delivered key events for clients including The Irish News, Belfast Chamber of Trade & Commerce, Musgrave, Beannchor Group, We Are Vertigo and the Saffron Business Forum. Prior to joining MCE, Kate worked for Arts …

Dawn Hesketh

Gabes Staff

Dawn joins MCE with 10 years’ experience, to take the lead on a portfolio of accounts across the tourism, retail & leisure sectors as well focusing on new business development and driving integration across the agency’s core service disciplines. She brings with her a global agency mindset along with the hands-on approach of a boutique agency, having worked for both …

Emma Huffam

Gabes Staff

Emma joined back in June 2018 after spending two years at Charles Hurst Group where she handled the marketing and advertising activity for two of its most prestigious automotive brands, Jaguar and Land Rover. She provides PR, social media and digital support to the agency’s retail, leisure and tourism accounts including The Beannchor Group, whose list of properties include The …

Lorna Cowan

Gabes Staff

Lorna Cowan, an experienced executive assistant and office manager, joined MCE in October 2018. Lorna has ten years’ experience providing business support to destination marketing management organisation Visit Belfast, and six years’ experience in marketing, PR and events management with local and international recruitment firms in Belfast and Edinburgh. Lorna holds a BA (Hons) degree in Corporate Communications from Queen …

Shona McCorry

Gabes Staff

As Head of Creative Services at MCE, Shona takes a lead in managing all aspects from the conceptual stage through to final solution. Collaborating with the broader creative team at MCE, her expertise and experience extends across a range of multi-scale projects, including branding, marketing, digital and visual communication disciplines. As a creative, she is driven by a passion for …

Jonathan King

Gabes Staff

Jonathan has almost 20-years’ experience in PR having previously worked as both a Corporate Banker and a Sub-Editor with Hansard at the Northern Ireland Assembly. He has worked extensively with corporate blue-chip clients, landmark property, tourism and infrastructure projects, plus public sector and charitable organisations. He specialises in strategic comms planning, media relations and speech writing. Jonathan is part of …

Nuala O’Neill

Gabes Staff

Nuala O’Neill is seconded as the Director of the Governing Bodies Association (GBA) which is the representative body for the 50 voluntary grammar schools in Northern Ireland. Prior to this Nuala spent 15 years in senior policy and public affairs roles for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the SDLP, and in public relations consultancy. Nuala holds a …

Kathryn Stevenson

Gabes Staff

Kathryn works across clients including Belfast Harbour, IgniteNI and Glandore and is involved in the implementation and delivery of PR and content creation for the two accelerator programmes run by IgniteNI, supporting 30 tech startups across each cohort of the two accelerators. She was the PR lead on a major campaign for Titanic Belfast in 2018 to promote a bid …