Who we are

We Create Advantage

We are grayling

We are connected.

We are problem solvers.

We are a team of publicists, planners, researchers, analysts, designers, creatives, consultants and producers.

We create conversation, drive change and protect the reputation of our clients through creative communication.

We are Grayling. We create advantage.

What makes us different

It’s not what you know, or who you know- it’s both.

We’re the global agency with the local footprint. We’ve got international perspective with on-the-ground knowledge. We put creativity, connections and curiosity at the heart of everything we do.

We know that conversations drive change – and that those conversations depend on where you are, who you’re talking to and what you’re saying. We know that ‘where’ changes ‘how’ and ‘who’.

We do work that matters. We create advantage for clients, daily, worldwide.

 

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Our leadership team

Paul Taaffe Global Chairman

Paul has wide experience in communications and marketing, advising many blue chip and international clients across all geographies and services. He previously enjoyed a 20-year career with Hill & Knowlton Inc, the global communications consultancy, including nine years as its Chairman and CEO.

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Sarah Scholefield
Sarah Scholefield CEO Europe & UK

Having worked both in the UK and in Asia, Sarah’s experience spans top corporate entities, leading multinational corporations and global consumer brands.​ Sarah joined Grayling to lead the strategic direction, coordination, corporate and crisis work for PayPal globally, and was later promoted to CEO of UK and Ireland.

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Richard Jukes Chairman, Europe & UK

Richard Jukes has 30 years’ experience in public affairs, working both for specialist political agencies and as an adviser to former Cabinet Ministers and the Leader of the Opposition. Richard joined Grayling Communications in September 2010 where he is currently Chairman of Grayling Europe, UK & Ireland and in addition provides strategic leadership counsel to a number of national and internationals clients.

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Jo Kanani
Jo Kanani Chief Financial Officer

Jo has been with Grayling since 1999 and has more than 20 years of experience working in finance spanning operational and strategic management roles. In 2009, Jo took on the role as Group Financial Controller overseeing Grayling markets globally. In 2017, Jo was promoted to CFO overseeing the UK and Middle East and more recently Europe.

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Lucia Domville Managing Director, North America

With more than 20 years of experience, Lucia is responsible for developing and executing all aspects of investor and financial media relations programs. ​In addition to building and implementing strategic and sustainable IR and financial media programs, Lucia has implemented IPOs, and worked with stock exchanges to raise their visibility globally to attract investments. ​

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Stephanie Stamatakou CEO, Asia Pacific

Stephanie has experience leading business units and client relationships for international agencies in London, Athens, New York and Singapore. Over the last two decades, Stephanie has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi, Bayer, Baxter, British Airways, Electronic Arts, and KAYAK, among others. She has advised on M&A sale mandates of small to mid-cap marketing services firms.​

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