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 …

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 …

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 …

Ben Mallon

Gabes Staff

Ben is an Account Director at MCE Public Relations specialising in Public Affairs, Media Relations and Stakeholder Engagement. Ben is responsible for the delivery of public affairs output for a number of high profile clients, including The Lotus Group, Action Mental Health, Belfast Metropolitan College, SSE Arena and Titanic Quarter Ltd. He provides these organisations with briefings and assists them …

Anna Connor - MCE Public Relations

Anna Connor

Alastair Luke Staff

Anna leads on the creation and implementation of all event programmes on behalf of clients, spanning across the corporate, consumer and public affairs sectors. As one of Northern Ireland’s leading event planners, Anna has 15 years’ experience in end-to-end planning, execution and evaluation of multi-scaled events. Anna previously worked as Events Manager for Arts & Business NI, where she created …

Alana Taylor -MCE Public Relations

Alana Taylor

Gabes Staff

Alana works on a range of clients including Regent Shopping Centre, Musgrave NI, The Boulevard, The Junction and Tourism Ireland. She has 12 years’ experience in the public relations industry and is responsible for the day to day running of some of MCE’s most significant accounts.  She previously worked for another Belfast-based PR consultancy delivering campaigns for leading brands including …